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Removing books from the school library could violate students’ First Amendment rights

The Supreme Court has long recognized that students have their own First Amendment rights at school. Removing books from school libraries, as some parent groups and individuals in Utah have urged school boards and local administrators to do this school year over what they deem inappropriate, “may constitute a formal removal of ideas , in […]

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Oklahoma invests $2.5 million in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

May 10, 2022 6:45 p.m. Post : May 10, 2022 6:45 p.m. Matt Sayles Dolly Parton, left, and Katy Perry perform ‘Coat Of Many Colors’ at the 51st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) OKLAHOMA CITY – […]

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NodThera Announces Clinical Progress for Leading NLRP3 Inflammasome Inhibitors and Selection of Novel Brain-Penetrating Compound | News

– Lead Candidate NT-0796 Achieves Positive Interim Results from Phase 1 Study, Supporting Further Progression for Treatment of a Range of Inflammatory Diseases – -Second Lead Candidate NT-0249 Advances to First-in-Human Phase 1 Study to Enable Clinical Development in Chronic Peripheral Inflammatory Disease- -Third candidate NT-0527 announced as a novel brain-penetrating NLRP3 inflammasome inhibitor progressing […]

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Alex Edelman’s new book ‘A Pretty Penny’ is an educational story that shapes a child’s understanding of their own worth

GREENWICH, Connecticut – May 10, 2022 – (Newswire.com) Fulton Books author Alex Edelman, an investment professional, has finished his latest book “A Pretty Penny”: a fun and informative short read that teaches children about the concept of money. The story also contains an underlying lesson that will help young readers identify their own path in […]

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Pitt heads to Morgantown with the Backyard Brawl series online

Pitt heads to Morgantown with the Backyard Brawl series online 09/05/2022 17:10:00 LINK: Panthers head to Morgantown with Backyard Brawl series in play Pitt heads to Morgantown with the Backyard Brawl series online The Panthers look to defeat rival West Virginia in the all-season series LIVE STREAM (FRIDAY) | LIVE STREAM (SATURDAY) | LIVE STREAM […]

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Arlington Public Library Gets Additional Funding to Add More Ebooks | ARLnow

Arlington Public Library is getting more than half a million dollars to add 12,000 more titles to its collection, mostly in eBook form. Last month, the county council passed a budget that included a one-time $543,000 allocation to the county library system in an effort to expand its collection. This money will come into effect […]

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Wabash and Purdue Online Form Educational Partnership Aimed at Digital Transformation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind – Manufacturing, logistics and transportation businesses, like many businesses, are undergoing a data-driven digital transformation, and Wabash, an innovation leader for technical solutions in these areas, has intention to stay one step ahead. Wabash, formerly Wabash National, has a home court advantage to achieve its goal. Just across the Wabash River from […]

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You can no longer buy Kindle eBooks for Android

For all hardcore Kindle readers, there’s bad news, Amazon has disabled the ability to purchase ebooks in the Kindle app for Android. When trying to purchase eBooks, a new screen appears informing customers that to remain satisfied with Google’s policy changes, purchasing eBooks is no longer supported. This happened because Google has now required all […]

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How food choices can help the planet

Greenhouse gases per kilogram of food product. Pixabay Switch to flexitarianism – according to the researchers, flexitarian habits – a reduction in meat, livestock and animal products – are being gradually adopted by Western societies in response to the climate emergency. They found that there is overwhelming evidence that a meat-rich Western diet is the […]

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What to do this week, from the Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books to the Freaky Fair

What’s happening this week in Pittsburgh, May 9-15? Find out here. Be sure to visit each organization’s website and social media for Covid protocols. Do you know of a cool event? Email us. Tuesday May 10: Gab Bonesso and his friends at Brillobox8 p.m.Bloomfield’s beloved bar is back, and so is this monthly showcase. Produced […]

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The Mid-Hudson Library System’s Most-Requested eBooks for the Week Ending May 1, 2022 – Daily Freeman

Here is a list of the most requested eBooks at your local libraries for the week ending May 1: Most Requested eBooks – Adult Fiction 1. Apples Never Fall, Liane Moriarty, Henry Holt et Cie. 2. The Last Thing He Said to Me — A Novel: Laura Dave, Simon & Schuster 3. The Lincoln Highway—A […]

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Commanders WR Jahan Dotson Take Ron Rivera’s Advice, Attend Penn State Graduation

Dotson was selected by COs with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, one of six receivers selected in the first round amid a rush of picks at the position. Rivera had no doubts about the 22-year-old’s talent before the draft, so much so that he felt an official visit from Dotson […]

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The latest St Neots Waterstones book reviews

Published: 11:00 a.m. May 8, 2022 Noah’s Gold by Frank Cottrell-Boyce and The Premonitions Bureau by Sam Knight, both reviewed by Teresa Knight. The Office of Premonitions – Sam Knight Sam Knight’s Office of Premonitions – Credit: Waterstones In 1966, a psychiatrist named John Barker created the Office of Premonitions. In a true-life story worthy […]

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Wise words on raising a “military-age” teacher

Wendy Wise reflects on her time at St Joseph’s Primary School, North Goulburn. Photo: John Thistleton. After teaching elementary schools her entire working life, Wendy Wise confidently steps into a minefield of opinions on how best to educate young children. His career began in the 1960s, in what educators describe as the “military age”. “When […]

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Amazon Kindle devices will begin to support DRM-free ePub format eBooks

Amazon has locked down Kindle devices for a while now, preventing users from simply dropping books into their Kindle device that were purchased through third-party solutions. If the book was not bought on Amazon, it was prohibited (except for a few formats like PDFs and Word documents at least). At least, until now. Amazon has […]

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As summer travel season approaches, new deals on in-state adventures for Alaskans appear

Chena Hot Springs Resort owner Bernie Karl shows off some of the produce from his greenhouse. The entire complex, including the greenhouse, is heated by thermal energy generated by natural hot springs. (Photo by Scott McMurren) After posting a list of summer travel deals in the state last week, another round of deals have emerged. […]

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Student voices: social and emotional learning can create a culture of understanding in schools

Editor’s note: This essay is part of the Seattle Times’ Student Voices program for young writers. Meet the authors and read other 2022 essays at st.news/studentvoices2022. For most of my life, I believed that difficulties were something to hide. Living in a poor family, I grew up in a moldy house with rotting wood, infested […]

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Free Comic Book Day: Here’s How to Get One

Select stores will offer comics to celebrate the beloved medium that brought us timeless superheroes like Spider-Man and Batman. The event, which has been running for 20 years, “celebrates independent comic shops, thousands of which exist in North America alone”, explains the Free Comic Book Day Website. “Each is unique in their community, with their […]

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Pittsfield: Educators Receive College Club Scholarships | Community News

PITTSFIELD — College Club members enjoyed more than a spring luncheon April 23 at the Country Club of Pittsfield. They were thrilled as they listened to five educators describe how their scholarships have brightened up this school year. The College Club Educational Scholarship Program provides funds for a special project designed by a teacher to […]

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Trump Today news app: Rudy Giuliani withdraws from January 6 committee interview

Trump says he took cognitive test because people kept calling him stupid Former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who played a leading role in the ‘stop theft’ effort to overturn the 2020 election in courts across the country, has backed out of an interview with the committee from January 6 to the last minute. The meeting […]

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Westport Farmers Market opens for the season

The Westport Library has rescheduled its Evening with author Heather McGhee to 7 p.m. on May 18. The event was originally scheduled for Jan. 16 as the library’s annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which began in 2006 as an interfaith gathering coordinated by the Westport Weston Interfaith Council. The 2022 event will […]

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Auburn students live examples of belief at work through diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

Body of the article the Auburn Creed refers to both “caring for one another” and “happiness for all,” and several student leaders have taken these concepts to heart during their time in the Plains. Seniors Keira McCarrell and Regan Moss are two such leaders who have worked hard to advance and improve the university’s diversity, […]

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Oklahoma Higher Education is hiring (curators don’t need to apply)

Oklahoma’s radical college wants to make sure the next generation of faculty includes only radicals. It’s not like Oklahoma professors were conservative before, but at least they were hired for job-related skills. It’s coming to an end. Radicals take control of job offers for new teachers. If you use the right words when writing requirements, […]

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Booka – a digital library of children’s books sees massive growth and wins new contracts

Offering children an exciting and fun learning room, Booka, a digital distribution platform, is now acquiring new collaborations and contracts. By following established guidelines, more books will ensure real value for children to make them read in a better and more engaging way. The latest contracts will enrich the digital library with 700 new electronic […]

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centenary professors receive funding for summer research projects | Media and public relations

Dr. Jay Yoo and Dr. Byron Newberry Honored with Funding Projects on Therapeutic Procurement in African-American Breast Cancer Patients, Expanding Engineering Education into the 21st Century Media contact: Chris_Myers, Baylor University Media and Public Relations, 814-952-9860Follow us on twitter: @BaylorUMedia WACO, Texas (May 4, 2022) – Baylor University faculty members Jay YoPh.D., associate professor […]

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Football, religion and violence merge in dark beginnings; new magic series entertains – Sun Sentinel

‘I don’t know hard’ by Eli Cranor. Crime of Soho, 336 pages, $24.95 Across the country, in big and small towns, the obsession with football is sometimes religious. These Friday night vigils are given a compelling noir approach in Eli Cranor’s debut album “Don’t Know Tough,” in which idealism, small-town politics, angst, religion, violence and, […]

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How many ebooks can fit on a Kindle?

Sabrina Fujii/Shutterstock.com Kindle e-readers have a few advantages over physical books. One of the biggest is simply how many books you can carry with you. How many eBooks can you put on a Kindle? Let’s find out. Physical books are heavy, there’s no getting around that. In fact, many books weigh more than a Kindle […]

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These illustrations challenge the lack of representation in women’s health care

A 2018 study by Soc Sci Med came to a sad conclusion: medical textbooks only depict people of color in 17% of their images. The majority of images in these educational books feature light skin tones. The number indicates a lack of representation in medical education, which has implications for health care and how women […]

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Popular ebooks and audiobooks keep students reading all summer long

53,000 schools around the world will participate in the Sora Sweet Reads reading program with free digital books to avoid the “summer slide” CLEVELAND, May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As schools search for innovative new strategies to increase reading and learning, teachers are using digital tools inside and outside the classroom. In response, OverDrive Education […]

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Hamner and Akli selected for NCAA singles championships

Women’s Tennis | 03/05/2022 18:10:00 History links NCAA Singles and Doubles Championship Selections Columbia, South Carolina – Sarah Hamner and Ayana Akli South Carolina’s No. 28 women’s tennis player was selected for the NCAA Singles Championships on Tuesday night. Hamner was the automatic SEC […]

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West Branch Elementary students share book reviews in new initiative | News

MORRISDALE — An idea at West Branch Elementary started with social media and 12 words: “Looking to get kids to read or review your book? Email me.” Ashley White, a reading specialist, helped start an initiative at the school. She was looking for ways to engage students in English-related topics. “We really need to find […]

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OpEd: Sense. Sherman and Kahn celebrate teachers

By Senator Jay Kahn, D-Keene and Senator Tom Sherman, D-Rye This week, we honor New Hampshire educators as we come together to celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week. To say that our teachers took on impossible and unpredictable challenges would be an understatement. Over the past two and a half years, educators have valiantly continued to […]

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Intelligence, Compassion, Courage: CMSRU Graduate Ed Delesky Seeks to Impact Generations as a Family Physician | rowan today

During the first week of medical school, Ed Delesky knew what kind of doctor he wanted to be. But this did not belong to a specific field of medicine. In 2018, as a new medical student at Rowan University Cooper School of Medicine (CMSRU), Delesky received and read the book “The Upstream Doctors” by Rishi […]

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American boys are in serious trouble. Schools can help (Opinion)

The current crisis of opportunity for Black, Latino and Indigenous boys deserves our attention. But an even larger existential crisis lurks underneath. According to the Brookings Institution, in 2020, men made up only 41% of post-secondary students to inscribeMenyou. In all American high schools, in the 2018-2019 school year, 45,000 fewer boys than girls graduated. […]

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Progressive self-help books featured in LibraryBub selection for May

LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Self-help books are written to show readers how to solve personal problems. Jim Giombetti wrote a book that draws on the lessons of history to find solutions to the problems people face today and the challenges that lie ahead. He explains that “patterns of production, consumption and employment […]

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Amazon’s Kindle e-readers will now make it easier to load eBooks you didn’t buy from Amazon

In a potential blow to all the apps and websites that have sprung up alongside Amazon’s Kindle to streamline the process of converting EPUB ebook files to the e-reader’s proprietary file format, starting “late 2022,” the service Kindle Personal Document Store will finally support EPUB files, expanding where users can find their content. The original […]

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A teacher who has written over 100 books

Rakib Ahmad Zia, a political science professor from central Kashmir, is the author of over 100 books covering various topics. A native of Naroo Budgam, he is the author of books related to political science, general knowledge and various contests for students as well as the teaching community. Currently, he is working as an Assistant […]

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NFL.com’s Chad Reuter praises Steelers draft with A grade

The 2022 NFL Draft is now officially on the books. In this era of 24/7 social media coverage, the draft itself has grown from a small event to a high-profile spectacle, so much so that it is now covered by three different networks. Looking back on the past few days and the picks, it’s clear […]

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Review: “The Immortal King Rao”, by Vauhini Vara

THE IMMORTAL KING RAO, by Vauhini Vara The premise of Vauhini Vara’s debut novel, “The Immortal King Rao,” is as simple as it gets: a young woman named Athena, raised in secret on an island in Puget Sound by an aging father who injected her with a genetic code that allows access to the entire […]

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Interactive Children’s Books Market Size, Trends and Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States – The latest research report provides a comprehensive assessment of the Interactive children’s book market for the forecast year 2022-2029, which is beneficial for companies regardless of their size and turnover. This survey report covers key market insights and industry approach to COVID-19 (Omicron) in the coming years. The Interactive Children’s […]

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Five things to know about Purdue Chiefs first-round pick DE George Karlaftis

In total, Karlaftis recorded 30.5 tackles for loss and 14.5 sacks in his 27 games at the school. 2. He has the versatility to play anywhere on the defensive front. Karlaftis was primarily a point defender during his career at Purdue, but his measurables and style of play translate to any position up front. Here […]

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Florida reinstates math textbooks after publishers remove ‘woke’ content

Placeholder while loading article actions After Florida education officials rejected a number of math textbooks due to alleged “awake content,” including references to critical race theory, some of the books have been reinstated. The Florida Department of Education announced Thursday that nine books have been added to an adoption list of math learning materials after […]

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WATCH MANGAS! OverDrive & Media adds 20,000 Japanese e-books to its digital reading platform!

If you are interested in reading Japanese e-books, this news is definitely for you. Media Do International Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Media Do Co., Ltd., Japan’s largest e-book distribution company, now announces its expansion of Japanese titles that will be available on OverDrive, a leading reading service digital for schools and libraries around the […]

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Review of Jeff Deutsch, “In Praise of Good Bookstores”

It seems that I have spent a quarter of a century without understanding something very important, even definitive, about Amazon.com. Founder Jeff Bezos didn’t start the site out of a particular interest in books, only to see it grow and branch out into what it is today, the largest store in the world. That was […]

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Denver School Unveils Book Vending Machine | Education

Many schools have vending machines so students and teachers can fuel their appetites or quench their thirst. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College has a new machine that will fuel their imaginations. The school unveiled a book vending machine on Thursday afternoon. It is the first of its kind in the Denver public school […]

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Create and publish e-books online with FlipHTML5’s free e-book creator

“Easily create interactive page-turning ebooks.” E-books are a modern and convenient way for readers to access content. FlipHTML5’s free eBook creator makes it easy to create, publish, and sell these digital publications. The world is gradually moving from paper to digital versions of books, newspapers, magazines and other publications. E-books are less bulky to carry, […]

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Employee-owned businesses have weathered the pandemic better

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the COVID-19 pandemic and rising inflation weighed on corporate results, employee-owned businesses performed better than traditional public or private companies. Rutgers University Research showed that companies with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) laid off fewer employees, cut fewer wages, and required less help from the federal government. “They understood that […]

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Savannah GA Activists Join Fight to Ban Obscene Books in Public Schools

Beth Majeroni approached a desk lined with a transparent, COVID-safe plastic barrier during the Savannah-Chatham school board meeting on Jan. 5. She addressed the board members in a concise and polite manner, with hand-crafted remarks, using her allotted five minutes of time to talk about the books that are currently available to students at district […]

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NASA wins 3 Webby Awards and 5 People’s Voice Awards for 2022

In addition to the Webby Awards, which are selected by members of the Academy, the winners of the People’s Voice Awards are determined by public vote. Five NASA projects have received the honor of winning the People’s Voice Awards: NASA Social Media: Building a Community of Explorers – With millions of followers, NASA’s flagship social […]

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Best Strategy Gaming eBooks to Read

One of the main advantages of the modern era is that information is readily available to everyone. Thanks to the Internet, you can easily find the answer to any question through articles and videos. This platform also made it easy for people to share their experiences and expertise and gave them a way to impart […]

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Breakthrough Star: Rebecca Janzen – UofSC News & Events

Spanish teacher explores aspects of Mexican culture in literature Published on: April 27, 2022; Updated on: April 27, 2022By Page Ivey, pivey@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-3085 Spanish and comparative literature professor Rebecca Janzen ticked all the North American boxes: she’s from Canada, works in the United States, and her field of study is Mexican literature and culture. And, […]

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Identify new aging genes and study their pathological role in breast cancer on SelectScience

The lifespan of inbred strains of mice varies widely, indicating the genetic regulation of aging. To reveal the genetic mechanisms of aging, Dr. Rong Yuan and his team measured the lifespan of 32 inbred strains and longitudinally studied phenotypes related to development and aging. The results suggest that the age of vaginal patency (VPA), a […]

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Selected Booksellers’ Choice 2022 Book of the Year Lists Announced

April 27, 2022 @booksandpublishing The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) has announced the shortlists for the 2022 Booksellers’ Choice Book of the Year Awards. The shortlisted titles in each category are: adult fiction Non-fiction for adults Love stories (Trent Dalton, Fourth Estate) Sex, Lies and Question Time (Kate Ellis, Hardie Grant) My Year of Vulnerable Life […]

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Conferences | Residency in diagnostic radiology | Maine Medical Center

Residents attend two conferences a day, from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Every Thursday, the afternoon lecture is from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and covers important topics in the physics of radiology. Residents also scheduled lecture time at the simulation center to practice procedural skills, communication skills, […]

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West End Plaza in Salisbury will host the library’s ‘Bookpalooza’ sale

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Time to buy some books! Rowan Public Library, in conjunction with Friends of Rowan Public Library, is hosting a huge four-day book sale event beginning Friday, April 29, with a preview sale for Friends of RPL members. From Saturday April 30 to Monday May 2, the sale is open to […]

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One Book One Community 2022 Campus Read Book Launch

Photo submitted book cover of The Fire Keeper’s Daughter The One Book One Community Committee launches its 2022 Campus Reading Campaign! Daughter of the Fire Keeper by Angeline Boulley was chosen as the reading of 2022. She will be on campus in late October 2022 for two events as an early launch […]

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The Blue & Golden Globes celebrate the 2021-22 season

By: Communications History links Marquette University student-athletes were honored at the annual Blue & Golden Globes Awards Sunday night at Discovery World to celebrate the 2021-22 athletic and academic year. The highlights of the evening were the Ralph H. Metcalfe, Sr. Awards, presented in three categories: Outstanding Athlete, Leadership and Service, […]

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The learning climate suffers when teachers are threatened

Somewhere in the bowels of the Ohio Statehouse, I’m sure plans are underway to recruit hundreds of new teachers. Surely our legislators must know that a mass exodus of qualified and creative teachers could hit our schoolyards by fall. House Bill 616, introduced by Rep. Jean Schmidt, R-Loveland, and Rep. Mike Loychek, R-Bazetta, is copycat […]

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FlipBuilder’s Free eBook Generator Publish eBooks in a New Way

Flip PDF Plus Pro is a user-friendly software with various features to turn static PDF documents into powerful interactive e-books. Today, more and more readers are opting for e-books over traditional print books. E-books have reached a new high and their creation has become an essential aspect of marketing, especially among start-ups. Flip PDF Plus […]

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What’s new at Mu? Brown Bag Lunch with Newark Earthworks details

On Tuesday, the Massillon Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch program will feature storyteller Dr. John L. Low, director of the Newark Earthworks Center. Its program will begin at 12:10 p.m. and end at 12:50 p.m. to accommodate those attending their lunch hours. Strong points John N. Low, a registered citizen of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi […]

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Professor Fabiola Torres honors the legacy of bell hooks during her Distinguished Faculty Award lecture – El Vaquero

An ethnic studies professor discusses the importance of equity in the classroom “Equity is a framework that encompasses, of course, the institutional, practical and personal goal of ensuring the success of all students. And that we give special consideration to our students who come from disproportionately affected communities because students like those of us come […]

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Review: Don Winslow begins crime family trilogy in Providence | book reviews

Depending on how you count it, this fast-paced and complex novel about Rhode Island’s criminal gangs dates back decades or millennia. Novelist Don Winslow says that when he studied military history in college, he noted parallels with themes from Greek classics such as the “Iliad” and “Odyssey” as well as family tragedies from the Greek […]

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Alan Hlad’s new historical novel is ‘A Light Beyond the Trenches’

The two previous historical novels by Akron author Alan Hlad were set during World War II. The third, “A Light Beyond the Trenches”, goes further back in time, to World War I, and also makes the unusual choice that the protagonists are Germans, the enemies of the Allied powers. This is because it is based […]

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Letters to the Editor – Math, High Speed ​​Rail, Sex Ed, Mayor of Denton

Why drag the math into all this? Math is an art, a tool and something that some students love, but it is not a weapon. After 35 years of teaching teenagers the fun of solving quadratic equations, I’ve seen a number of textbooks come and go, including a series I contributed to, but I’ve never […]

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Review: United Tales China, United States | Book reviews and short stories

CORY OLDWEILER Star Tribune “Thank You, Mr. Nixon” by Gish Jen; Alfred A. Knopf, 272 pages, $28. “Thank You, Mr. Nixon,” Gish Jen’s first collection of fictional shorts in over 20 years, is a jewel box of creativity and a joy to discover. Through 11 synergistic stories about interconnected families, Gish creates a kind of […]

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Fullerton School District Promotes Family Book Clubs

Today, California state standards require that even five-year-old readers “carry on a conversation [about a story] through multiple exchanges” and “ask and answer questions about key details and ask for clarification if something is not understood”. Faced with such high demands, what can families do to support their children? For the dozen families who had […]

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The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is my favorite travel rewards card

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We earn commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is a great travel rewards credit card for many reasons, but […]

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Calling all bookworms: Amazon is giving away 10 Kindle ebooks for World Book Day

UNESCO’s World Book Day 2022 falls on April 23 (except in the UK where we like to be different, as it falls in early March), and if you have the Amazon Kindle or one of the other Kindle models, or just subscribe to Prime, you’re in for a treat. That’s because Amazon is offering 10 […]

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Amazon announces deals for books, eBooks, Kindle e-readers and more

On World Book Day 2022, Amazon announced deals for all readers on books, e-books, and e-book readers on the platform. The offers will be live from April 23 to 25 and will cover a wide variety of products. Amazon also offers 10 Kindle e-books for free, from around the world and translated into English. This […]

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History, theme of the celebration of UNESCO’s World Book and Copyright Day

World Book and Copyright Day is organized to encourage children around the world, especially those in disadvantaged and marginalized communities, to develop reading habits. World Book Day 2022: UNESCO celebrates World Book and Copyright Day NEW DELHI: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) organizes World Book Day or World Book and Copyright […]

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ORNR Announces 2022 Book Selection

Imbolo Mbue’s “Behold the Dreamers” is the book selection for the 2022 Richardson Reads One Book (RROB) program. Library staff made the announcement earlier this week at a reception at the library. Set in New York City during the 2008 financial crisis, Mbue’s award-winning novel illuminates the immigrant experience in America through the experiences of […]

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New Audio Reveals McCarthy Says Trump Admitted Some Responsibility for the Capitol Attack

A reading of this conversation, which took place on January 11, 2021, was previously reported by CNN. But two New York Times reporters obtained an audio recording of the conference call for their upcoming book, “This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden and the Battle for America’s Future,” and shared it with CNN. “But let me […]

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The 10 ebooks you can add to your Kindle for free with Amazon’s World Book Day deal

Amazon World Book Day is celebrated annually on April 23, and Amazon is once again give away 10 Kindle ebooks around the world to celebrate the occasion, also called World Book and Copyright Day or International Book Day, organized by UNESCO. You must have an Amazon account to download the books and a To light […]

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Koza’s ‘Destined to Fail’ Wins Outstanding Book Award from AERA’s Curriculum Studies Division

April 22, 2022 Julia Eklund Koza’s book, “‘Destined to Fail:’ Carl Seashore’s World of Eugenics, Psychology, Education, and Music,” has been selected as the winner of the Outstanding Book Award for 2021 by the Curriculum Studies Division of American Educational Research Association (AREA). Koza Koza is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction […]

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JD Vance was paid $70,000 by colleges while promoting his book. Now he is denouncing higher education as a candidate for the Senate. – Chicago Tribune

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Before Republican JD Vance began targeting universities as the enemy of the conservative movement, the Donald Trump-backed U.S. Senate candidate in Ohio leveraged a network of higher education institutions across the country to promote his book – and he made money doing it. In the two years since the 2016 release of […]

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Season review: Falcons rewrite record books in 2021-22

History links Summary 2021-22 The Falcons had their most successful season in program history in 2021-22, with the Air Force’s 19 total wins and 11 conference wins both being program best. Directed by Chris GobrechtMountain West coach of the year, the Falcons have earned four season sweeps of conference opponents, […]

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What makes Alabama Republican gubernatorial candidate Lew Burdette different?

Lew Burdette can talk about the horror he experienced on December 27, 1974 in an almost factual way. He was 15 and was leaving his father’s grocery store in Roanoke for a date when two teenagers, who planned to hold him for ransom, grabbed him at gunpoint and forced him into a car. They drove […]

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Turning credit transfer from a black box into an open book

Approximately a third of college students begin their post-secondary education at community colleges, yet more than 80 percent of these students aspire to obtain at least a bachelor’s degree. In order to achieve their goals, these students will need to move from their community colleges (which primarily offer associate’s degrees) to colleges that offer bachelor’s […]

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Cedar Hill ISD School Board Place 2 Candidate DeAundra Hurd Q&A –

Facebook Twitter pinterest Focus Daily News sent the following questions to ALL candidates vying for the Cedar Hill ISD School Board. We do not modify the answers in any way and publish them exactly as they were submitted to us. Cedar Hill ISD School Board Place 2 Candidate DeAundra Hurd Please provide a high-level outline […]

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New Orleans Saints Draft History: 2021 Selections Review

The New Orleans Saints made six selections in the 2021 draft, three of which were defensive prospects. The Saints used their first-round selection on defensive lineman Payton Turner from Houston. Turner played in five games and had eight tackles with one sack. Saints 2021 Draft Summary: The Saints selected defensive lineman Payton Turner with the […]

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Recess helps kids develop creative and academic skills – CBS Detroit

First weather forecast April 30, 2022 (Today)Warmer temperatures and some sunshine today, but the rain will shift this evening. Chief Meteorologist Karen Carter tells you what to expect. CBSDetroit.com/weather. 5 hours ago Question of the day on the family quarrel! 4-20Watch Family Feud Weeknights at 7 and 7:30 p.m. on CBS 62! 10 hours ago […]

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Jerry West wants an apology, and more for portraying ‘Winning Time’

Jerry West thinks he’s been wronged by the way he was portrayed on HBO’s “Winning Time” series about the 1980s Showtime Lakers and he wants it done right. The Hall of Famer and his legal team sent a letter to HBO and the show’s producer, Adam McKay. The letter, which was obtained by ESPN, demanded […]

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The 2022 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books presents Team: Training, Education, and Mentorship

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA, April 19, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Author Dana Gordon will be one of the featured authors at the upcoming 2022 Los Angeles Festival of Books with her published book titled Team: Training, Education, and Mentoring. A book with ideas about the United States Navy and giving meaningful and informative military career advice. […]

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Harry Potter’s Bonnie Wright Talks About Her Book ‘Go Gently’

Placeholder while loading article actions London-born actress Bonnie Wright was just 10 when she started playing the role of fire-haired Ginny Weasley in the beloved Harry Potter film franchise. As her acting career gained momentum, so did Wright’s dedication to learning about and fighting climate change. Wright turned to directing after graduating from film school […]

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Olubimpe Beatrice Akinyelure’s new book, ‘Power in Your Tongue’, is an exciting work that aims to distribute the weight of a person’s speech

The recent publication “Power in Your Tongue” by Covenant Books author Olubimpe Beatrice Akinyelure is a charming and thoughtful tale aimed at teaching the younger generation to be careful with the words they speak, for there is power in everyone’s language. MIDDLE RIVER, Maryland – April 19, 2022 – (Newswire.com) Olubimpe Beatrice Akinyelure, wife, mother […]

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The Words We Lose: The Pros and Cons of Reading Translated Literature | Arts

Translating text from one language to another is undoubtedly a difficult undertaking for a myriad of reasons, but the reality of an untranslatable word or phrase presents perhaps the most challenging dilemma for translators and linguists around the world. Naturally, the central discourse regarding translated works concerns textual fidelity. What should a translator prioritize in […]

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Why Caillou has no hair

Caillou is a popular children’s cartoon series that has lasted over 20 years, but here’s why the title character has always gone bald on the show. Here’s why the titular young boy of the animated series Pebble remained totally bald throughout the series. Preschool series like sesame street are a great way to introduce infants […]

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How to Read eBooks on PC 2022 Tip

This tutorial is about reading ebooks on PC. We will do our best for you to understand this guide. I hope you will like this blog How to read eBooks on PC. If your answer is yes, please share after reading this.Contents Check How to Read eBooks on PC With e-books constantly replacing paper books, […]

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Privatization of public education gains ground – report

Placeholder while loading article actions The movement to privatize public education is gaining momentum in the United States at a time when traditional public school districts face some of the most serious challenges they have ever faced. According to a new report from an advocacy group that supports traditionally funded and democratically governed public school […]

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How to Convert Ebooks to Work With Your Kindle for Free

Photo: Tada Images (Shutterstock) Long gone are the days when we all thought ebooks were going to make print a thing of the past. Although ebooks remain popular, people still love the feel of a printed book. But many book lovers also have an e-reader, and a good percentage of them are Amazon Kindles. Amazon […]

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Education could be transformational if politicians come out

Wynn and Ziff are assistant professors of sociology and co-directors of the Community Research Center at Indianapolis University. They are Public Voice Fellows through the OpEd Project. The onslaught of bills on what can be taught in schools would imply that education is a zero-sum game. Florida recently enacted the so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill […]

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Minecraft Crafting Essentials: How to Craft Paper

Minecraft has been around for over a decade and is a staple for gamers young and old, still popular among streamers, and attracting new players over the years. Although the game has come a long way since its beta days, some players may still want to know how they can craft the essentials, as sometimes […]

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Artists’ Council launches exhibition of young artists in Palm Desert

the Artists Council (CA) invites the public to view Young Artists Fair (YAE), a juried exhibition of public and private high school art in the Coachella Valley. Seventy-six works of art, including drawing, painting, photography, video, digital images, mixed media and ceramics, were selected, reflecting the theme of fantasy/reality. The YAE will be on display […]

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New testing modalities are poised to improve diagnosis and prognosis

According to John M. Burke, MD, improving our diagnostic and prognostic capabilities is one of the most important and exciting ways to improve the way we care for cancer patients. Last year, a 70-year-old woman presented to her (and my) local hospital with a seizure. An MRI of the brain revealed a 2.4 cm mass […]

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Developers respond to demand for homes, DeSantis taking our liberties

Developers simply build to meet demand To present the development industry as the devil responsible for all our growth problems is to believe that any company will develop products where there is no demand (“Neal’s legacy: Sprawl, traffic, pollution », April 12). All the real estate industry does is respond to a demand. In my […]

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“Developing a California Research Organization”: Sanford Burnham Prebys celebrates its history with a book

Based in La Jolla Prebys of Sanford Burnham published a book about its history and successes in medical research, hoping to share its stories widely and continue innovating long into the future. In “Development of a California Research Organization: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute” (the institution’s former name), authors Nancy Beddingfield, Nina Poissonman and […]

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Poet and writer Cecelia LaPointe to speak at the Petoskey District Library

PETOSKEY – Join the Petoskey District Library and Good Hart Artist Residence for an evening of poetry and discussion about boarding schools and healing justice when they host poet Cecelia LaPointe at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20 in the building Carnegie. This event is part of the library’s National Endowment for the Arts Big […]

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An engineering professor dedicates his career to giving back to doctoral students | UTSA today | UTSA

UTSA’s mission The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement, and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center of intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development […]

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The first fully illustrated selection of interrogative poems by Pablo Neruda

QUESTION BOOKBy Pablo NerudaIllustrated by Paloma ValdiviaTranslated by Sara Lissa Paulson There’s a reason kids ask more questions than the rest of us: they haven’t been around that long. Almost everything they see is new. Asking questions is how they give meaning to life on earth. As someone who has spent a lot of time […]

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Los Angeles Times Book Festival 2022 Let’s see, what would we like to be?

What would you like to be when you grow up? In our dreams and aspirations, we find our opportunities. —Sugar Ray Leonard LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA, April 14, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Sarah Kaible has released her lovely book, Let Us See, What Would We Like To Be? The book features lively illustrations and catchy rhymes […]

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3 apps that let you borrow eBooks from your local library

Reading is a great way to unwind and expand your mind through distant worlds, a suspenseful thriller, or a thought-provoking autobiography. Tap or click to get Kim’s e-books on smart homes, making money, using the Amazon Echo and more. That’s why your neighborhood library is more popular than ever, according to research by WordsRated. You […]

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Author Jason Tharp bans reading ‘It’s Okay to Be a Unicorn’ at Ohio school

Placeholder while loading article actions Jason Tharp wants to write books for weird kids — because he was one. Growing up in Ohio, the 45-year-old children’s author, illustrator and inspirational speaker sometimes felt invisible. But as he struggled with feelings of loneliness, he found solace in books. Now Tharp is on a mission to reach […]

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The library book examines an ongoing issue at LASD | Local News

Two committees, representing the Littlestown Area School District (LASD) and whose members will remain hidden from the public at least for now, have denied a request to remove 35 books from the high school library. A district parent says the books are pornographic and offensive to students. The parent, Janell Ressler, submitted 35 “reading reports” […]

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Onoda: The man who hid in the jungle for 30 years

As Harari’s film points out, Onoda was still a very young man – only 23 – at the time of his homeland’s surrender, and likely heavily indoctrinated by the ideologies perpetuated by Japan during the war. “Soldiers were supposed to die for the cause,” Onoda writes in his memoir (a truth backed up by the […]

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State and county education officials kick off college body recruiting

Officials from Sacramento and several Riverside County colleges, including College of the Desert, joined Riverside City College on Wednesday to kick off the state’s recruiting effort for a new college volunteer corps. The California Volunteers College Corps program will provide 6,500 college students across California with a $10,000 college stipend in exchange for one year […]

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Brooklyn Library Offers Access to Banned eBooks to Teenagers Across the US

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. In 2021, there were over 1,500 book bans in US school districts, representing over 1,000 unique titles. Targeted books are primarily books by and about people of color (especially by black authors), books with LGBTQ content, and any […]

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NFL Draft 2022 Updated Dates, Start Time, Pick Order, TV Channels and Fictional Drafts

Two years ago, the NFL Draft was scheduled to take place in Las Vegas. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the NFL to shift gears and host the draft virtually from commissioner Roger Goodell’s basement. But now Vegas will have its big moment, as the 2022 NFL Draft officially heads to “Sin City.” And while […]

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‘My classmates are like my grandchildren’: Italian woman returns to school at 90 | Italy

An Italian woman who missed out on formal education because of World War II has returned to school to prepare for her school diploma – at the age of 90. Annunziata Murgia is the oldest person to have taken courses for the media licenseor secondary school diploma, an examination usually taken by children in lower […]