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ANAHEIM, Calif. — In a back stairway of a grand glass and sandstone building five miles north of Disneyland, Alejandro Barajas and cohorts are setting up to shoot a scene for a movie. With a mat of dyed
Listen to any politician anywhere, and you will hear that education is the salve for all social ills. Inequality? Education will make the poor upwardly mobile. Job automation? Teach students the skills
Say a prayer for those who will write the sequel. Superhero movies are often dismissed as teen adventure flicks writ large. But for my money, Marvel Studios has been downright daring in raising difficult,
Tesla has launched a new automotive training program with colleges called ‘Tesla START’ to train a new generation of electric car technicians to work on their vehicles. Until now, Tesla has mainly been
A School District Is Moving Its Students To A Four-Day School Week. Parents Aren't Sure How To Feel.
The new academic schedule will affect all schools in the 27J school district of Adams County in Colorado starting this upcoming fall semester, Tracy Rudnick, the public information officer, confirmed BuzzFeed
After Parkland, there have been many calls to make schools a "harder target" — for example, by arming teachers. But there's a decent amount of research out there on what actually makes schools safer, most
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"If something on their desk or in their pocket dings, rings or vibrates — they will lose focus." "Students are doing so much in class, distraction and disruption isn't really something I worry about."
Compelling visuals on the key issues of the past year As trends in education ebb and flow, it gets hard to keep track of the current state of things. Visuals can clarify what’s changed over the past year
Viewers control the narrative of this Steven Soderbergh story. Despite all the high profile TV shows currently on the air, HBO and Steven Soderbergh have found a way to make Mosaic stand out in the age
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