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Growing number of colleges and universities mandate students get vaccine before returning to campus

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Growing number of colleges and universities mandate students get vaccine before returning to campus – CBS News Watch CBSN Live At least a dozen colleges and universities across the country are mandating students get a COVID-19 vaccine before returning......

These resources can help you teach your kids about money

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty Images Much has been said about the importance of teaching your children about money. Yet you may not know where to start or even feel like you know enough about finances yourself. “Many parents avoid......

More financial education would have helped people better manage their money in the pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Giani Clarke,18, a senior at Wilson High School, takes a test in her AP Statistics class. The desks are doubled as a way to provide more social distancing. Ben Hasty | MediaNews Group | Getty Images People are wishing they’d......

Entrepreneur Inspires Youth with Community Projects – Community

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(NewsUSA) – Young people in underserved communities in the United States have been especially hard-hit by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with many support systems and activities unavailable. However, as the situation begins to improve, an up-and-coming organization seeks to support youth with a combination of skill-building and support. Jump Ahead......

Australia calls on Myanmar military to release Australian economic adviser

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia called on Friday for Myanmar’s ruling military to immediately release an Australian economic adviser to the deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been detained for two months. Sean Turnell, a professor of economics at Macquarie University in Sydney who has been advising Suu Kyi......

Biden asks Education secretary to see if he can legally cancel student debt

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Joe Biden speaks in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on March 31, 2021. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden has requested that Education Secretary Miguel Cardona prepare a report on the president’s legal authority to cancel up......

Fee increases at Louisiana colleges, universities add thousands to cost of higher education

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Colleges and universities have increased fees charged to students as lawmakers cut state spending on higher education, adding thousands of dollars to the cost of getting a degree, according to a new Louisiana Legislative Auditor report. Higher education leaders......

Coursera begins trading at $39 per share, stock pops 18%

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The New York Stock Exchange welcomes Coursera, (NYSE: COUR), today, Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in celebration of its Initial Public Offering. To honor the occasion, Coursera Founders Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller and Coursera CEO Jeff Maggioncalda virtually ring The......

A statue of climate activist Greta Thunberg provokes anger in the UK

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A life-sized statue of Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg is pictured after the statue’s unveiling outside the West Downs Centre on the campus of the University of Winchester in Winchester, Hampshire on March 31, 2021. Adrian Dennis | AFP |......

Potential school shooters have common warning signs: U.S. Secret Service report

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(Reuters) – Many potential school shooters exhibit danger signs that can be acted on ahead of time, giving educators, families and fellow students a chance to avert the next tragedy, according to a U.S. Secret Service report issued on Tuesday. The agency’s National Threat Assessment Center studied 67 plots against......

Belgian university city hopes circles will encourage social distancing

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GHENT, Belgium (Reuters) – The Belgian city of Ghent has struggled to persuade its large student population to stick to social distancing rules during the pandemic, but the authorities hope they have found a solution at least to keep outside gatherings under control. The city, home to some 80,000 students,......

How the Rosenwald Schools Shaped a Generation of Black Leaders

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SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | March 30, 2021, 9:33 a.m. Little more than a century ago, deep in America’s rural South, a community-based movement ignited by two unexpected collaborators quietly grew to become so transformative, its influence shaped the educational and economic future of an entire generation of African American families. Between 1917......

72 ‘Cool Guides’ People Shared On This Group That Might Give You Valuable Information

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One of my secret pleasures (and feel free to chime in if you’re a geek like me) is looking through various colorful guides and infographics, from what plants are edible in forests to hypothetical explanations on how best to survive the zombie Apocalypse that 2020 promised but never delivered. The......

CBSN Originals | The Student Debt Dilemma

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBSN Originals | The Student Debt Dilemma – CBS News Watch CBSN Live This CBSN Originals documentary in the “Speaking Frankly” series delves into the growing demands to cancel student debt. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for......

Colorado Shooting, Federal Gun Control, New Education Data : Up First

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NPR Boulder Police say their investigation of the mass shooting at a grocery store could take five days or more. President Biden calls on lawmakers to act on gun control to stop future mass shootings. And, the Department of Education has released new data about education disparities that have emerged......

35 People Whose Illusions About The ‘American Dream’ Were Shattered

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The American dream is the idea that anyone, regardless of where they were born or what class they were born into, can attain their own version of success. It is believed to be achieved through sacrifice, risk-taking, and hard work, rather than by chance. However, if you take a look......

Dearth of interpreters leaves deaf students struggling in Sudan

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KHARTOUM (Reuters) – At Sudan University’s fine arts college, two full-time sign language interpreters dart between classes trying to cater to dozens of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The college, in the capital Khartoum, is one of the few places in Sudan where students with impaired hearing......

Education secretary says school in the fall ‘will look more like what it was before Covid’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “My focus really right now is getting as many schools open — pre-K through eight schools — in the first 100 days, but also trying to get those high schools open so that we can get all students back......

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