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Biden-Harris Administration Extends Space Station Operations Until 2030 – Space Station

The space station is seen from the SpaceX Cargo Dragon during its automated approach before docking. Credit: NASA TV NASA Administrator Bill Nelson today announced the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to extend International Space Station (ISS) operations until 2030 and work with our international partners in Europe (ESA, European Space Agency), Japan (JAXA, Japan Aerospace Exploration […]

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My son will be fine, she told the doctors. He is the Lord God Jesus Christ

Editor’s note: This essay, originally published a year before the emergence of the global coronavirus pandemic, takes on new meaning in light of the failure to find a common language around Covid-19. MMedical parables are everyday stories passed from doctor to doctor across an operating table, between patient visits on tour, or during the transformation […]

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An investigation documented the 3rd Portland officer who disclosed a fake Hardesty hit-and-run report

A months-long internal affairs investigation into a Portland Police Department leak found officers Brian Hunzeker, Kerri Ottoman and Ken Le to be responsible for disclosing false information implicating Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty in a hit and run, according to an October ruling letter sent to Hardesty and obtained Thursday by OPB. Related: Read the full […]

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The current COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone in one way or another

Editor’s Note: As 2021 draws to a close, the News Journal looks back on the best stories of the year. Today we end our countdown by reviewing stories # 2 and # 1 of 2021. Mansfield Lahm Air National Guard Base received a new assignment in 2021. In August, the 179th Airlift Wing of the […]

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The best gadgets of 2021

By Anuj Bhatia, Shruti Dhapola and Nandagopal Rajan It was the second year of the pandemic and technology continued to be the savior, helping millions of people around the world work from home and stay safe while staying entertained and connected. As companies have had the time to bring in features that reflect the needs […]

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2021 is a banner year for AI Natural Language Processing – News

The AI ​​company acquired by Google tried to master the natural language processing that machines use to understand human language By Shalini Verma Posted: Wed Dec 29 2021, 22:31 Universities have faced challenges in assessing their students remotely. The practical difficulties of running exams remotely have given rise to interesting alternatives such as open book […]

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Benefits of Effective Communication | New times

In order for everything to run smoothly in the workplace, there must be sufficient communication. Communicating effectively means that your ideas and concepts are heard and people act on them. It also means that you are able to listen, understand and respond to what others are saying. Innocent Hagenimana, communications officer at Rwanda Basic Education […]

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World Renowned Geneticist and Sickle Cell Expert Takes Head of Department of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins

Newswise – South African geneticist Ambroise Wonkam, MD, Ph.D., D.Med.Sc., has been selected as director of the Department of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the McKusick-Nathans Institute for Genetic Medicine. An advocate of diversifying the pool of genetic reference data that scientists often use to make genetic discoveries, Wonkam has made essential contributions […]

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Web 3.0: Meatless Meat, Web 3.0: How Technology Can Change Your Life in 2022

After a year that made the terms WFH (work from home) and metaverse instantly recognizable to many people, a new set of tech trends are heading towards 2022. Here is a selection of how technology can change lives over the coming year: Meat substitutes are becoming more and more popular, in part thanks to the […]

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Video shows woman slapping unmasked passenger on Delta flight

through: Athina Morris, Nexstar News Wire Posted: Dec. 27 2021 / 14:11 CST / Update: Dec. 27 2021 / 14:11 CST TAMPA, Florida (WFLA) – A woman has been arrested after she was seen hitting a man last week on a Delta Airlines flight. A video came out this weekend showing two passengers yelling at […]

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7 communication tools to fuel your tech startup

Growing your tech start-up isn’t easy, and to build a successful, well-established one you need to adopt the right tools to improve productivity. Communication tools are one of the most important tools that you need to prioritize. To improve the quality of culture in the workplace, appropriate communication tools that can be personalized to individual […]

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Mr. Market is too emotional about Informa

The use of GuruFocus List of Gurus is ideal for generating ideas. One guru that I admire is David Herro (Trades, Portfolio). I recently wrote about a stock he owns in his Oakmark Intl Small Cap fund. While exploring another of his portfolios, the Oakmark International Fund, I noticed that he had recently added a […]

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Peatlands, banks and bubble barriers: five major projects to protect nature | Biodiversity

1. Save the prairies The common names of Glade Clover, Cream Clover, and Porter’s Goldenrod may evoke the tumultuous colors of a blossoming summer meadow, but these particular plants are also discreetly hidden away in a conservation seed bank that , it is hoped, will secure the future of North America. grassland plant populations. Changes […]

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Charity appeal in Guatemala, where the struggle for land and water rights is a battle for survival | Guatemala

José Méndez climbed the mountain behind his rural Ch’orti ‘Mayan community of Corozal, in eastern Guatemala. He pointed to an abandoned house owned by the plantation owner who ran that hill. “Right in front of this house, they killed our three companions, the same day the county government recognized us as an indigenous community with […]

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Conversational UX, brand creation 101, marketing survey – TechCrunch

Before reviewing the expert articles published over the past two weeks, I would like to thank Walter thompson, Anna heim, Annie saunders, Richard Dal Porto and Ram iyer to share ideas, stories, and edits that keep this feature on track and moving forward! Software Consulting (TechCrunch +) Using Data-Driven Techniques To Defeat The Big Resignation: […]

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Just take us to the Georgia-Michigan game next week, please.

After waiting over 40 years, living off the dust of 1980, how would the Bulldogs celebrate such a title? What kind of parade do you have a time like this – very humble, no bands, everyone just hums the fight song? Does the trophy have to be pewter? Does the virus have a ring? What […]

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Can archeology be used to study the effects of climate change?

Archaeological records provide an excellent opportunity to study how human societies have responded to climate change in the past, according to a recent review article in PNAS newspaper. Happy to present our new article “The archeology of climate change: the case of cultural diversity”, recently published in @PNASNews by Ariane Burke, @CDWren, @FSR_Pausata, @julien_rs, @Solene_Boisard, […]

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Why religious? »Thread J

December 24, 2021 by Jeremy Rosen Read the article Whenever I hear people talking, or see articles about religion in general and Judaism in particular, I feel disconnected. Jeremy Rosen The word conjures up a lot of negativity because of the abuse of religion. But it’s also because when we talk about questions of faith, […]

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ED to award $ 5 million to organizations working with families and schools to boost return to school – LE Journal

Federal grant opportunities ED to award $ 5 million to organizations working with families and schools to boost back to school By Kristal Kuykendall 12/22/21 The US Department of Education has released the 2022 application for the Statewide Family Engagement Centers grant program, which will award $ 5 million to organizations working with educational agencies […]

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Chinese autonomous driving start-up raises $ 157 million for Hillhouse, Meituan

SHANGHAI, Dec.22 (Reuters) – Haomo.AI, a Chinese autonomous driving startup controlled by Great Wall Motor (601633.SS) chairman Wei Jianjun, has raised nearly one billion yuan ($ 157 million) during a round table as investors multiply bets on smart car technologies. Haomo will use funds raised from investors – such as Hillhouse Capital GL Ventures’ seed […]

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The most common misconceptions about artificial intelligence

The concept of artificial intelligence (AI) is so broad that there are many misconceptions. Artificial intelligence has a great future and will be one of the essential tools for the organizations of tomorrow. Millions of people have lost their jobs due to the effects of Covid-19 pandemic and now machines will take even more jobs […]

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United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Geir O. Pedersen, briefing to the Security Council on Syria, December 20, 2021 – Syrian Arab Republic

As delivered Thank you very much, Mr. President (Amb. Abdou Abarry, Niger) 1. We meet at the end of another year, and we can only view 2021 as a year of worsening suffering for the Syrian people. Despite the lack of change on the front lines, we have witnessed continued violence against civilians and systematic […]

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MAC Directors Approve COVID Grant Spending | Education

The Mineral Area College Board of Trustees approved the $ 908,714 expense the school received as part of the Institutional Resilience and Post-Secondary Opportunities Expansion Grant (IREPO) when it met in regular session Thursday morning in the VanHerck conference room on the Park Hills campus. In making the request, Provost Roger McMillian gave the trustees […]

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Huge SpaceX Spacecraft Aims To Bring Humans To Mars | Elon musk

Ihe month has been an eventful one for Elon Musk. The richest man in the world and founder of Tesla and SpaceX has been controversially named Time’s Person of the Year; mingled with a Spitting twitter on his taxes with a politician he called “Senator Karen” and got a new weird haircut after parting ways […]

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Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai denies sexual assault allegations

Peng Shuai, the Chinese tennis star whose account of sexual coercion by a former Communist Party leader sparked weeks of tension and galvanized calls to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics, has denied her claim she had been sexually assaulted by the official. Ms. Peng made the comments in an interview published by a Singaporean newspaper […]

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Bridging the gap between academics and policymaking in Indonesia

IN 2015 Asit Biwas, then a professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, and Julian Kirchherr, a researcher at the University of Oxford, wrote a very stimulating and important opinion piece in The times of the straits titled “Teacher, Nobody Reads You”. The article gave a […]

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Oyo emerges from the best state of digital technology development

Oyo State has become the best state in digital technology human capital development, the best state in digital technology infrastructure development, the finalist in e-government implementation and the best general state of development of digital technology at the 9th ordinary meeting of the National Council for Communications and Digital Economy (NCCDE). The 9th Regular Meeting […]

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Don’t calculate: why machines need a practical sense of humor

Photo: Alessio Ferretti / Unsplash We find language models underpinning many AI technologies, from the automatic prediction features of text messaging applications to chat bots and automated storytelling. However, machines are skilled at puns – though mastery is elusive – but stumble upon irony. Just as a good friend might advise against composing while intoxicated, […]

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Achievements | Honors, nominations, publications for December 17th | Nebraska today

Recent achievements in the university community have been won by William Belcher, Les Carlson, Shane Farritor, Crystal Garcia, Xia Hong, Ron Hull, Fred Luthans, Thomas Omer and the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools . Honors Guillaume Belcher, associate professor of forensic anthropology at the School of Global Integrative Studies, participated […]

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Facebook exposes mercenary spy companies that targeted 50,000 people

A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken on January 6, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Dec.16 (Reuters) – Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O) calls half a dozen private surveillance companies for hacking or other abuse, accusing […]

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Summa Technologiae online conference – Live

Summa Technologiae (The Lem Seminars)Summa Technologiae online conference DatedDecember 17, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Summa Technologiae — titled after a collection of philosophical essays by StanisÅ‚av Lem — is an educational project that took place in 2020 and 2021, consisting of six webinars that examined the impact of the impact of Lem’s […]

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When bible-inspired pseudoscience and clickbait lead to looting

For a myriad of reasons, and like many other researchers working in Southwest Asia, we were deeply disappointed when Scientific reports, a peer-reviewed journal operating under one of the world’s leading scientific journals, Nature, published pseudoscientific research on a supposed ancient cosmic explosion destroying the site of Tall el-Hammam in what is now Jordan. The […]

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EXCLUSIVE US lawmakers call for sanctions on Israeli NSO and spyware companies

The logo of Israeli cyber company NSO Group can be seen at one of its branches in the Arava Desert, southern Israel, on July 22, 2021. REUTERS / Amir Cohen / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Dec.15 (Reuters) – A group of U.S. lawmakers are calling on […]

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Launch of a new WILPF group in Guinea to advance a future of feminist peace – Guinea

The WILPF movement continues to grow with the formation of a new Group: WILPF Guinea. With a current membership of 11 feminists and counting, WILPF Guinea was created to advance the shared conviction of Group members in the urgent need for feminist peace. The founding members decided to combine and formalize their personal efforts after […]

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Katha Pachisi – The Story Bank Moves Forward to Harness the Power of Storytelling for Better Communication

Katha Pachisi is a communication platform that harnesses the power of storytelling to communicate effectively. Based in Gurgaon, Katha Pachisi – The Story Bank is a history consultancy firm that has helped multiple clients deliver the right message and connect with the target audience. With the vision of creating powerful and magnificent speakers through training […]

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Food Safety Solution

December 14, 2021 by Asia Food Journal Courtesy of Thermo Fisher Scientific To meet the need for more economical solid phase extraction solutions used in the food and pharmaceutical industry, Thermo Fisher Scientific launched its QuEChERS portfolio. These easy-to-use sample extraction and cleaning kits provide cleaner extracts for liquid chromatography analysis. The products include high […]

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Review: Mercedes delivers stunner with electric compact luxury SUV

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB.Petrina Gentile / The Globe and Mail Move over Tesla, the competition comes from Mercedes-Benz. The German automaker’s latest all-electric vehicle is a compact luxury SUV dubbed the EQB, based on its petrol cousin, the GLB. Like the GLB, the EQB can accommodate up to seven passengers – a unique feature for […]

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An old fairy tale of the new world order we must prepare for

Once upon a time, during the exhilarating and materialistic decade of the 1980s, the expansion of multinational corporations was seen as a means of transferring skills, creating jobs and developing emerging economies. Companies told their shareholders bedtime stories in which they dreamed of a McDonald’s in every public square, a Honda in every garage, and […]

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Albuquerque photographer Bill Tondreau assembles masterpieces

Editor’s Note: The Journal continues the monthly series “From the Studio” with Kathaleen Roberts as she takes a close look at an artist. “Sandia Fantasia”, by Bill Tondreau. (Courtesy of Sumner & Dene) Bill Tondreau’s Oscar sits wrapped in Target towels in a gym bag tucked away in his Northeast Heights closet. “I’m not the […]

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Human Rights Day: Salesian missions highlight programs that ensure young people understand their rights – Colombia

Programs help poor youth get an education, understand their rights and lift themselves out of poverty (MissionNewswire) Salesian missions, the American development branch of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating Human Rights Day, which is celebrated every year on December 10. Human Rights Day commemorates the day […]

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New artificial intelligence system lets machines see the world more like humans

A new “common sense” approach to computer vision allows artificial intelligence to interpret scenes more accurately than other systems. Computer vision systems sometimes make inferences about a scene that go against common sense. For example, if a robot were processing a scene from a dining table, it might completely ignore a bowl visible to any […]

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violations at Cox Communication and DDC. Data breach in South Australia. A case of human error.

In one look. Report: breach at Cox Communication. Report: violation of test subject at DDC. Data breach in South Australia. A case of human error. The Cox Communications intrusion is likely a social engineering attack. U.S. digital cable and telecommunications provider Cox Communications has confirmed that a threat actor gained access to customer data by […]

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In NCAA DIII football, coaches speak out against lack of days of rest and respect – The Athletic

For three consecutive weekends, NCAA Division III championship teams were invited to play back-to-back games. In Rounds 1 and 2, the teams played on November 13 and 14 or on November 14 and 15. Rounds 3 and 4 (quarter-finals) took place on November 19 and 20 or on November 20 and 21. The semi-finals took […]

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Analysis: Rohingya lawsuit against Facebook is a “wake-up call” for social media

Rohingya activists say they had no other option for redress Lawsuit is test case for courts to limit immunity for social media companies Recent whistleblower complaints from inside Facebook could strengthen the argument BANGKOK / LOS ANGELES, December 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A landmark lawsuit by Rohingya refugees against Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known […]

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Dogs understand on average 89 unique words and phrases, new study finds

How dogs have come to understand the nuances of human language is incredibly impressive for an animal that does not utter words on its own. Just a fraction of a second after we started saying a word – like “walk” or “treat” – dogs can predict and react to what we’re trying to say. To […]

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United Studios of People Can Fly

Game development is something that takes years to complete and thousands and thousands of human hours to create. Sometimes gamers can fall into the trap of thinking that a person or studio is responsible for creating the video game experiences they enjoy and love, but that just isn’t the case. Often times, various studios under […]

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Cai Xia explains why China’s one-party system is holding the country back

December 8, 2021 The By Invitation section posts commentary from outside thinkers from a wide range of perspectives. For a view critical of liberal democracy and in favor of Chinese governance, read a commentary by Eric Li. On the evil that comes from the absence of liberal democracy, read a commentary by Toomas Hendrik Ilves. […]

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Linguistics Department Offers New Minor in Speech-Language Pathology – The Oakland Post

The Department of Linguistics at Oakland University has a new Minor Program in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) which was launched in the fall semester of 2021. The program prepares students for graduate studies in speech-language pathology and for their careers in the field beyond education – in which they will work with a variety of patients […]

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study reveals key protein contribution to neuronal heterogeneity | MIT News

The versatility of the nervous system comes not only from the diversity of the ways neurons communicate in circuits, but also from their “plasticity” or their ability to alter these connections when new information needs to be memorized, when their circuit partners change, or other conditions emerge. A new study by neuroscientists at MIT’s Picower […]

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Clemson QB hires Cade Klubnik named Gatorade Texas football player of the year

Gatorade announced on December 7 that Cade Klubnik, a Clemson and Austin Westlake High School football player, is the 2021-2022 Gatorade Texas football player of the year. Now in its 37th year, the award recognizes a Texas high school football plane that exhibits features such as: Exceptional sporting excellence High standards of academic achievement Exemplary […]

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Making its way through MIT | MIT News

Lucy Du, a PhD student at MIT Media Lab, has a remarkable passion for creation. She spends her working day in the laboratory designing and manufacturing prostheses, and devotes her free time to personal projects in the MIT MakerWorkshop or inspire other students to try their hand at engineering. “The best feeling is when I […]

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Cognitive and brain sciences: an introduction

Most liberal arts colleges have majors in psychology, computer science, and philosophy. Few, however, have Cognitive Brain Sciences (CBS) or similar majors, which are often more simply referred to as Cognitive Science. These study courses give students the opportunity to analyze different parts of each of the three areas with the aim of trying to […]

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Explore Edmonton for European cities to help improve sustainability score

Breadcrumb Links Local news Edmonton achieved an overall score of 51 percent, ranking 60th out of 73 cities on its first Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-I) Author of the article: Kellen taniguchi Release date : 05 Dec 2021 • 46 minutes ago • 2 minutes to read • Join the conversation The rising sun illuminates […]

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The Intersection of Mathematics, Computers, and Everything Else | MIT News

Shardul Chiplunkar, a senior in the 18C (Mathematics with Computing) course, entered MIT interested in computers, but soon he tried everything to revolving fire to building firewalls. He dabbled in audio engineering and glassblowing, was tenor for the MIT / Wellesley Toons a capella group, and learned to sail. “When I got into MIT, I […]

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Pope Francis in Greece: “We are witnessing a decline in democracy”.

“Here democracy is born,” Pope Francis said in a powerful opening speech in Athens in which he expressed grave concern that “today, and not just in Europe, we are witnessing a decline in democracy ”and underlined the urgent need for“ a change of course. “ He expressed his concern when he addressed the Greek authorities, […]

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Turlock Educator Group Fair and Equitable Scoring Goal

A large committee of teachers and administrators at the Turlock Unified School District are rethinking the way they grade students. Educators participate in a book study, “Grading for Equity- What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms.” Author Joe Feldman met with the reading group and made a compelling […]

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Google real estate manager says more workers are entering office

A sign is pictured outside a Google office near the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, the United States on May 8, 2019. REUTERS / Paresh Dave // ​​File Photo / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) has seen […]

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TOEFL® Portfolio: Providing innovative solutions for diverse candidate needs By Srikant Gopal

India is still one of the largest source countries for international students to study abroad. And each year, these students take English tests, a crucial part of college admissions and visa processes, with the goal of going abroad for higher education or employment. With an ever-growing interest in international education among Indian students, we also […]

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Who we are: Grace Hala’ufia

History links From the lights of Drachman Stadium to microscopes in the University of Arizona’s neurobiology lab, female track and field pitcher Grace Hala’ufia represents the “A” in more ways than one. In addition to training and competing as a discus thrower and shot putter, Grace Hala’ufia spends much of her time working as a […]

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Negaunee High School 1st Term Honor Roll | News, Sports, Jobs

NEGAUNEE – The following students have been named to the First Term Honor Roll of Negaunee High School for the 2021-2022 school year: Grade 9 With distinction (all A’s) Makenna Ackley, Theresa Anderson, Emma Arbelius, Paityn Brunette, Owen Carrigan, Eli Cody, Macyn DellAngelo, Ian Engstrom, Bryce Granato, Ethan Harris, Isabella Hume, Alyssa Johnson, Aubrey Johnson, […]

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Renrui Human Resources Technology Holdings Limited (HKG: 6919) Most Upbeat Insider Is CEO Jianguo Zhang, and Their Holdings Have Raised 14% Last Week

If you want to know who actually controls Renrui Human Resources Technology Holdings Limited (HKG: 6919), then you will need to look at the makeup of its share register. And the group that holds the biggest slice of the pie is individual insiders with 37% ownership. That is, the group is most likely to benefit […]

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The 8 Best Online Paraphrasing Tools You Need To Know

A paraphrase tool can be useful for different types of people, from college students to professional writers to those who simply create content. If you’re used to writing content, you’ll know that it’s not always easy to count words or get your phrasing position. Paraphrasing tools are useful because they can give your work a […]