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How Utah lawmakers are putting Hollywood above health in final session actions

Students at Freedom Preparatory Academy in Provo, Utah, one of the few quality options … [+] available to students. (Photo by GEORGE FREY/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images In a speech to Boston College’s 2008 graduating class, renowned historian and author David McCullough reminded enrollees what education is and isn’t. It makes a […]

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McIlveen announces £200,000 investment in GCSE Revision eBooks

Education Minister Michelle McIlveen today announced an investment in GCSE revision guides to help pupils prepare for their exams. This is one element of a wide range of additional supports that have been put in place to help students take public exams in the summer of 2022, which include funding for Easter review programs as […]

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Two Texas parents have challenged 282 books, including one on teenage suicide. Here’s how the author responded.

About two weeks ago, Bill Konigsberg, author of six young adult novels, was at his computer when he read a post on social media from another author whose book had been challenged by two parents in a district North Texas school. He clicked on a link in the post and found copies of 282 forms […]

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Memphis students campaign against Tennessee house bills 1944, 800

As Tennessee lawmakers continue to debate two bills limiting books and educational materials available in schools, Memphis students have launched a campaign to unite young people across the state and insert their voices into conversations in Nashville. Milana Kumar and Salina Shamsuddin, organizers of the Tennessee Youth Coalition, called on state lawmakers to oppose House […]

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Kentucky by Heart: Heather Proffitt faces the scourge of bullying with “The Kid Who Dared to Dream”

By Steve FlairtyNKyTribune Columnist Heather Proffitt knows that the act of bullying is one of the most unpleasant things that creep into our American society. It’s not uncommon in adults either, but it’s actually prevalent in our children’s daily lives – both in schools and other public places, as well as on social media. And […]

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Young peace advocate, Faisal Ahmed, author of a book on girls’ education

Distinguished guests at the book launch Young peace advocate, Faisal Ahmed, author of a book on girls’ education The Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Lawyer Mohammed Hassan Abdullahi, has unveiled a fictional book on girls’ education. The book revolves around a young girl, Faiza, who has defied all odds to excel, achieving […]

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Centraide: uniting to support our children | News, Sports, Jobs

There are simple ways to support resilience in youth and teens through United Way’s EveryDay Strong program. We can all come together as a community to support and strengthen the children of Utah County. Courtesy picture There are simple ways to support resilience in youth and teens through United Way’s […]

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Readers Write: ‘Parents’ Bill of Rights,’ Minneapolis Current State

Parents need to know what their children are learning in school. So now Minnesota needs a law? (“Bill Wants Parents to Know About Studies,” front page, February 12.) I have a new idea – ask your kids. In fact, sit down and chat. Instead of panicking at the mention of critical race theory, ask your […]

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Letting Go of Literary Whiteness: Anti-Racism Literature Course for White Students to Receive ACTE Outstanding Book Award

(February 16, 2022, Washington, DC) – The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) today announced that Letting Go of Literary Whiteness: Anti-racist Literature Instruction for White Students, co-authored by Carlin Borsheim- Black, Ph.D., and Sophia Tatiana Sarigianides, Ph.D., is the 2022 AACTE Outstanding Book Award winner. This annual award recognizes a book that […]

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Should grandparents buy gifts for their grandchildren?

My grandchildren did not hesitate to tell me which grandmother they preferred. (Yes, I asked, even though I know you’re not supposed to.) “The other grandma,” 7-year-old Jonah replied right away. “Yeah,” her sister, Sasha, 4, quickly replied. “Grandma, Michigan.” The reason? (Yes, I asked.) “You’re not buying anything from us,” Jonas replied, again without […]

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Discover yourself through poetry

Local Myles Taylor brings personal experience to his written work, whether it’s slam poetry or a forthcoming book on toxic masculinity. Myles Taylor plays Courtesy/Marshall Goff Before going on stage to perform their poems, Myles Taylor (who uses the pronouns they/them) always covers her face in glitter and dresses in an exaggerated outfit. “I really […]

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Dr. Julie Smith: “Mental health is no different from physical health. No one is safe’ | Psychology

Dr Julie Smith, 37, is a clinical psychologist who has a private practice in Hampshire and spent 10 years working for the NHS. In November 2019, she started creating TikToks featuring clear and engaging advice on various mental health issues. She has more than 3 million followers and in January published her first book, Why […]

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Reviews | The rise of book bans and censorship

A big thank you to those students who are speaking out with school boards for their right to have books that are important to them. The adults in the community must remove a page from their book and oppose the censorship. marilyn elieCortlandt Mansion, NYThe author is a retired school librarian. For the editor: Regarding […]

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Review: Journeys with a Common End | Book reviews and short stories

Trisha Collopy Star Tribune “Our Stories Have Taken Us Here,” edited by Julie Vang, Tea Rozman and Tom Kaczynski, Green Card Voices, 201 pages, $24.99. The American Dream comes alive, with a twist, in “Our Stories Took Us Here,” which features 10 stories of young people crossing cultural barriers to make a new life in […]

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The Estée Lauder Companies has announced the recipients of the first year of grants for Writing Change, its three-year, $3 million global literacy impact initiative inspired by poet and Estée Lauder Brand Ambassador Amanda Gorman. First announced in September 2021, Writing Change will invest over three years in organizations working to close the literacy gap […]

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LG emphasizes promotion of science, high technology and values-based education – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

On Saturday, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha released a book titled “Himalaya Naardiya Antarang Bahirang Yog Sadhna” by Shri Hare Ram Dass ji. Excelsior CorrespondentJammu, February 5: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha attended the annual ceremony of Sant Hare Ram Dass Public School in Mandal today.On this occasion, the Lieutenant Governor published a book titled “Himalaya Naardiya […]

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Phone apps and e-books make it easier for your kids to read aloud

When my two children were growing up, we had a ritual. Every night, even though I was exhausted from a long day at work, I would read to them before they went to bed. Their favorite book was where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak. Sometimes they were very quiet listening; other times they […]

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Bill Examines Status of Holocaust Education in Vermont Schools | Local News

MONTPELIER, Vermont — A new bill proposes to explore the status of Holocaust education in K-12 schools in Vermont. The bill, S.189, which has tripartite support in the state Senate, was sponsored by Sen. Joshua Terenzini, R-Rutland. It seeks to hold the Education Agency accountable to state lawmakers for the state of Holocaust education in […]

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Column: Holocaust Remembrance Day reminds us of the importance of education and the need to resist bigotry

How many Holocaust survivors do you think live in San Diego County today? The answer may surprise you. That did it for me because I wouldn’t have guessed there are close to 500. I bring this up because it’s a reminder that while the Holocaust may sometimes seem like a subject for history books, we […]

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How reading and youth advocacy led to a Fulbright award

Who would have thought that blogging passionate books would open up a whole world of opportunities? This is how Auzellea Kristin Mozihim’s journey in youth advocacy began – with a love of reading. It is Mozihim’s piercing reflections on his readings in social media posts that would resonate with many young people in his country. […]

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Book Nook: Author of 7 books on Bhagat Singh writes a new one for young people

Historian MM Juneja, who has written seven books on Shaheed Bhagat Singh, has now written a new book in Hindi titled ‘Bharat Ki Yuva Peedhi Kaisi Ho‘. The 77-year-old said The Indian Express, “I wrote this book for young people to be inspired to improve their lives and serve society like the great personalities who […]

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PChome signs deal with Kobo to sell eBooks and eReaders

PChome 24h is based in Taiwan and is an e-commerce site. They carry popular brands such as Kindle, Onyx Boox, Moan and many more. The company just signed a deal with Kobo to sell Kobo-branded eBooks and eReaders on the site. Kobo has a dedicated homepage called KoboLand. During the first trial week, more than […]

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How to choose the right career path: advice for future students

At 15-17, it’s not easy to make the right choice. Students have only a general idea of ​​most professions, and they do not suspect at all the existence of some that are rare. Therefore, it is necessary to approach the choice of a specialty as reasonably as possible, to learn about it as much as […]

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DA will not bring charges of obscenity against the Wake school system

Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman will not press charges against the school system for distributing books that some parents deem obscene because they contain graphic language and images about sex. A group of parents and community activists filed nine criminal complaints in December with the Wake County Sheriff’s Office, accusing the school system of […]

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environmental education as a response to the crisis

Why do we disconnect from nature? Why do we support consumer practices that take us away from reality? Why do we build huge buildings and destroy natural areas? Why don’t we explore these spaces, why don’t we know? Why not put your hands in the earth, plant trees, compost and produce healthy food without poisons? […]

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Former Tanzanian president and Egyptian scholar win King Faisal award

TAIF: Nahawand, a new music center in Taif which opened recently and offers a range of music lessons and services with the aim of discovering and developing new local talent, already intends to expand to six other Saudi cities. The center, named after a type of Arabic melody known as a maqam that is often […]

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Black parents push back on right-wing attacks on “critical race theory”

register here for the daily 74’s newsletter. Donate here to support independent journalism of the 74. DAnielle Atkinson remembers being outraged after learning of an incident five years ago at Royal Oak Middle School in suburban Detroit. This happened the day after former President Donald Trump’s victory in November 2016. A group of Latino children […]

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Moviegoers felt a mix of old-fashioned joy and Covid-era anxiety as they returned to the movies

Before the pandemic, Gabby Richards had never seen a Marvel movie. During the lockdown, she took the advice of a friend and hiked over 20 installments in the franchise – all from the comfort of her apartment in Washington, DC But this summer, as multiplexes began to reopen and studios rolled out a handful of […]

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Revel in the joys of books and reading at a Baghdad book fair

BAGHDAD – Protesters in Baghdad are staging a sit-in demanding that US troops leave Iraq. Counterterrorism troops patrol the streets. A federal court is wondering whether to certify the results of parliamentary elections two months ago. But at the Baghdad International Fair grounds, hardly anyone cares about all of this. Inside is the Baghdad International […]

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Empower London Foundation partners with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in new series of charitable partnerships

London, UK – (Newsfile Corp. – December 17, 2021) – As part of an ambitious fundraising plan, the Empower London Foundation has announced a new round of charity partnerships, partnering with four new charities , including Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, who will be the recipients of funds raised at their upcoming The London Festival. The […]

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Science-Fiction, ‘The Decameron’ and other letters to the editor

Many famous biographies and stories – including those of Hilaire Belloc (1909), André Castelot (1957), Stanley Loomis (1972), Claude Manceron (1974), Desmond Seward (1981), Simon Schama (1989), Evelyne Lever (2000) , Antonia Fraser (2001), Munro Price (2014) and John Hardman (2019) – examined the evidence for an affair and, while entertaining different theories about the […]

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Dark Horse Comics publishes comic book about forest fire prevention and preparedness in the Northwest

SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) – The Oregon Emergency Management Office and Dark Horse Comics have released a new comic titled, Without warning! Fires. Addressing what to do before and during a forest fire in the Northwest, the comic is the third in a series of educational and entertaining comics promoting emergency preparedness. “The Without warning! The […]

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Teaching hate: media are blind to Palestinian Authority incitement to terrorism suspect, 14, found with “violent” textbooks

When a suspect in a terrorist attack is found with reading material promoting violence against the same people who have been the target of this hate crime, you would think that this fact is salient and worth reporting. Sadly, it appears that Reuters and other publications which apparently rationalized the knife attack on an Israeli […]

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From road trip to podium: Jack Kerouac’s classic inspires the Dior collection | Fashion

On the Road, Jack Kerouac’s flagship novel about the Beat Generation, “has sold a trillion Levi’s, [and] a million espresso machines, ”as writer friend and fellow poet William Burroughs once wrote. Today, one of the coolest books in literary canon is in the fashion spotlight as the inspiration for a Dior menswear collection unveiled at […]

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Controversial ‘Gender Queer’ Book Will Return to Canutillo High School Library Shelves

CANUTILLO, Texas – The Canutillo Independent School District will be returning an LGBTQ-themed book to its high school library after a formal review of a parent’s complaint that the graphic novel was inappropriate because it contained sexually explicit content. A nine-member committee of educators, librarians and parents voted 8-1 on Tuesday to have “Gender Queer: […]

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Amanda Converse, New Hyannis Public Library Board Director, Hires Depin, Medeiros

HYANNIS, MA – The Hyannis Public Library is delighted to announce Amanda Converse as Chair of the Board. Converse, from Cape Town, is the co-founder and CEO of Love Live Local, a Hyannis-based nonprofit dedicated to advocating and promoting local small businesses. She succeeds Linda Bennett, who will remain on the Board of Directors. In […]

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Criminal complaints filed against books in Wake County schools

Some parents and community activists want criminal charges laid against North Carolina’s largest school system for distributing books with graphic language and pictures about sex to students. Eight criminal complaints were filed Tuesday with the Wake County Sheriff’s Office accusing the school system of distributing obscene and pornographic material. Some of the targeted books include […]

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Bikers, rappers and rude boys: the photographer at the heart of subcultures | Photography

Iit was the tension between Janette Beckmanshyness and curiosity for people who helped spark a career as a photographer of subcultures. “I realized that having a camera allows you to go to strangers and say, ‘Hi, I’d like to take a picture of you,’” she says. This epiphany sparked a 45-year adventure in street photography, […]

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USDA invests in infrastructure for 5 organizations in Maine

WILLARD, Mo. – The United States Department of Agriculture plans to invest $ 222 million to build and improve essential community facilities in 44 states, Guam and Puerto Rico. This community infrastructure funding aims to benefit nearly 2.5 million people in rural communities. It also includes $ 132 million to support health care, food security […]

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It’s been a minute with Sam Sanders: NPR

Many lists of banned books include Raina Telgemeier’s Drama, Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds All the American boys, by Alison Bechdel Fun house, Benjamin Alire Sáenz Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe, Ruby Bridge It’s your time, and Toni Morrison Beloved. Estefania Miter / NPR / NPR hide caption toggle legend Estefania […]

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Georgia schools targeted in battle for library books and online content

In Spotsylvania County, Pennsylvania, new school board members have spoken out about banning and burning books containing “sexually explicit” material. While in Campbell County, Wyoming, people attempted to get the local prosecutor to criminalize library workers for making sex education books available to young people. and LGBTQ. School librarians are faced with an avalanche of […]

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Mountaineers meet Hokies in NCAA tournament

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The No. 11 seeded West Virginia University men’s soccer team opens the NCAA tournament against Virginia Tech in the second round on Sunday, November 21 at Dick Football Stadium Dlesk. Kick-off is set for 1 p.m. ET. Tickets are on sale at WVUGAME.com with prices set at $ 8 for adults, $ […]

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Texas board shrinks back to college textbooks with lessons on gender identity and abortion

Texas The State Board of Education has signaled that it will not endorse college health textbooks unless changes are made to the way they approach topics such as masturbation, abortion, gender identity. and sexual orientation. The Republicans Board debate on sex education comes as state GOP leaders put increasing pressure on public schools over books […]

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KDL tackles the barriers of poverty

Libraries are far from just books on shelves. Yes these series has taught us something, and that is how large, adaptive and resourceful libraries are for the whole community. Building an educational base for young people, serving lifelong learners, fostering community bonds and addressing disparities, libraries are true community builders. Kent District Library (KDL) serves […]

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David Baddiel launches November children’s book reviews

One of the few encouraging facts to come out of the last year is that reading numbers for adults and children have increased, says CAROLINE FRANKLIN, children’s book reviewer at @newburytoday. Before lockdown, numbers for children had hit all-time low, but now there has been a positive boom as the happiness of curling up with […]

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Spells, spills and laughs for Halloween by various authors – book reviews –

The warrior in my wardrobe The Warrior in My Wardrobe: No More Misadventures from Merdyn the Wild Simon Farnaby and Claire Powell Register now to our daily newsletter Newsletter cut through the noise If you and your family are down on the worries of the pandemic, indulge in the shared joy of this simply wizarding […]

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Falling Into Fiction: Novels for the Fireside Nights Ahead | Book reviews

The literary season of early fall usually offers a plethora of new novels aimed at warming up winter days and nights. This year is no different. To help you prepare for the season, Mountain timetable offers you the following titles, which are currently scheduled for publication between mid-August and the end of September. Designed for […]

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Vodafone is giving away 10,000 free e-books for children this summer

New research from Vodafone shows parents will spend up to £ 1,300 on activities and day trips to keep their kids entertained during the summer holidays this year. It also suggests that more than half (54%) of parents are worried about keeping their kids busy, and 31% are worried about how much time they will […]

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The teacher writes a series of fun new educational books

A BOLTON Primary School teacher has published the first book in a brand new series designed to creatively educate young people about the human body. Harry Heart is the first in a series of books called Organ-ised, written by Bolton School teacher Hannah Berry from Lostock. The recently published book, by editors Austin Macauley, was […]

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Government of Saint Lucia distributes 5,000 ebooks to add value to education

Government of Saint Lucia distributes 5,000 ebooks to add value to students’ studies St. LUCIA: The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Allen Chastanet announces that the government has distributed 5,000 ebooks and that MiFi devices have been officially handed over to the Ministry of Education He said: “We continue to ensure that we can equip […]