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Trump Had Five Deferments To Avoid Vietnam, Now Calls Officer A Coward For Not Confronting Shooter With AR-15

Donald Trump received five deferments to avoid having to fight in the Vietnam War, but this week labeled a sheriff’s deputy a “coward” for not …

Donald Trump

Nissan begins field tests of its Easy Ride driverless robo-taxi in Japan

Beginning March 5, residents in the Minatomirai district of Yokohama will be able to travel through the city in a driverless robo-taxi called “Easy …

Nissan Leaf

As Trump doubles down on call to give teachers guns, the growing #ArmMeWith movement offers an alternative

Counselors, time, diverse classroom libraries, money — these are some of many things American teachers say they need in their schools instead of guns.<p>…

Education

Why human educators must assert control as bots enter the classroom

In Brian Aldiss’ landmark short story “Supertoys Last All Summer Long,” a child whiles the day away with his sentient teddy bear. Since the story was published in 1969, the “boy and his robot” trope has become a staple of science fiction. According to new research, however, those relationships …

Education Technology

House call: One struggling Aurora high school has moved parent-teacher conferences to family homes

When Aurora Central High School held traditional parent-teacher conference nights, fewer than 75 parents showed up.<p>This year, by taking the …

Teaching

Black Homebuyers Are Still Being Denied Home Mortgages and It's Worse Than a Decade Ago. Can Black Banks Make a Difference?

A decade ago, in the midst of a historic financial crisis, numerous critics lined up to lay the cause of the housing meltdown at the feet of the …

Fannie Mae

After Parkland, a Visual of the Trumpian Empathy Script

In the social sciences, the “etic” and the “emic” refer to the methodologies that researchers follow when entering the field. An etic approach is that of the cultural outsider: the researcher purposefully maintains a distance from his or her subjects. The emic perspective requires participation …

Donald Trump

CA Has A Teacher Shortage; Current Teachers Unprepared: Study

One Oakland student told the Learning Policy Institute that she attended a class without an assigned teacher.<p>CALIFORNIA -- California schools are …

Education

William Riddleberger: Man Shown On Front Page Of Trump Supporter Dating Site Is Convicted Child Sex Offender

The dating site for supporters of Donald Trump is not off to a great start.<p>The site Trump Dating launched as a way for supporters of the 45th …

Donald Trump

Excessive alcohol use linked to early-onset dementia risk

<b>(CNN) —</b> Excessive alcohol use could increase your risk for all types of dementia, particularly early-onset dementia, according to a new study.<p>The study, published Tuesday in the journal Lancet Public Health, looked at over 1 million adults released from French hospitals between 2008 and 2013 who …

Dementia

Why I let 2 kids’ behavior ruin my school year (and what I wish I’d done differently)

One year when I was teaching third grade, I had a student with autism and oppositional defiance disorder. We’ll call her Sarah for the sake of this …

Teaching

The teacher retention crisis is bad for schools – but it’s even worse for pupils

Anyone who’s ever left a school knows how hard it is. It doesn’t matter how valid or convincing your reasons are. "Can’t you just have the baby and …

Teaching

I’m a teacher. When parents told me I should carry a gun, I felt sick.

I’d do anything to protect my students. Diving in front of bullets shouldn’t be necessary.<p>It was 9:15 am on a Tuesday, right in the middle of third period. The students in my eighth-grade English class were working on projects, poster paper and crayons scattered across the floor.<p>Suddenly, the …

Teaching

B.C. school district posts want ad for on-call teachers, no teaching certificate needed

A B.C. school district is so desperate for teachers, they’re now looking to people without a teaching certificate to fill classroom …

Teaching

School Shootings Put Teachers in New Role as Human Shields

TAMARAC, Fla. — The shooting was all over, but the emotional reckoning had just begun, and so on Saturday the teachers of Broward County packed their union hall to discuss what it meant to have become the nation’s human shields.<p>“Last night I told my wife I would take a bullet for the kids,” said …

Education

After Just One Year, Historians Already Rank Donald Trump As Worst President Ever, Obama Listed As Eighth Best

Donald Trump has apparently already made his mark on the U.S. oval office, with a survey of 170 historians near-unanimous in ranking him dead last of …

Donald Trump

'No one can deny the holidays are fantastic but without them the physical and mental strain of teaching would be too much'

<i>“Ah, you teachers with your 3 o'clock finishes and your massive holidays, eh!”</i><p>Don’t punch me, please. Instead, read on: here are three answers to the …

Wiping

'The $1m teacher prize will not help us solve our recruitment and retention crisis'

I recently spoke at a researchED event attended by several hundred, ordinary, working teachers who cared enough about being good at their job to …

Teaching

Trump's National Security Advisor: Indictment Shows Evidence Of Russian Meddling Is "Incontrovertible"

But the Russian foreign minister isn't buying it; "Until we see the facts, everything else is just blabber," Sergey Lavrov said.<p>The indictment of 13 Russian citizens and three companies on Friday is "incontrovertible" evidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 US election, National Security …

Donald Trump

Rural America’s Drinking-Water Crisis

“I’ll be honest with you,” said Gary Michael Hunt. “You never know when you go in there and turn on the faucet if you have water, or if you ain’t …

Donald Trump

Retiring lawmakers warn GOP move to Trump will drive away women, minorities, youth

"We would be foolish to not see that we're heading into trouble."<p>Four Congressional Republicans who are not seeking re-election this November …

Republican Party

Water purification could be the key to more electric cars

Humanity is going to need a <i>lot</i> of lithium batteries if electric cars are going to take over, and that's a problem when there's only so much lithium available from conventional mines. There may be an oddball solution for that, however: turn the world's oceans into eco-friendly mines. Scientists have …

Lithium

‘This Is Who the American People Elected’: White House Grapples with Un-Presidential Trump After School Shooting

The White House was relieved when the president did not go golfing right after a national tragedy. But then he got a hold of Twitter...<p>In the days …

Donald Trump

Trump Criticized for His 'Thumbs-Up' Photos With Parkland Shooting Victims

Days after 17 people lost their lives in a Florida school shooting, Donald Trump did the seemingly presidential thing by paying a visit to the …

Donald Trump

Trump says FBI too distracted by Russia probe to spot Florida shooting warning signs

U.S. President Donald Trump has criticized the FBI for missing warning signs shown by Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz before the Feb. 14 …

Donald Trump

Trump, Politicians Offer Classroom Teachers No Help In This Era Of School Shootings [Opinion]

I can’t remember which school shooting it was. Those events now seem to flow seamlessly from one state to another and from one week to another, but …

Guns

Twitter Is Reliving All The Things Teachers Did To Us As Kids & They’re SO Infuriating

While school days might be pretty far in the rear-view mirror for many of us at this point, one thing is for sure: you never forget the ways your …

Teaching

Melania Trump Yanks Hand Away From Donald After Playboy Playmate Revealed Alleged Affair — Watch

Melania Trump is again giving icy shade to Donald after a Playboy Playmate has alleged that she had an affair with the tycoon. We’ve got video of her …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump News: Lawyer Admits He Paid Stormy Daniels Hush Money To Protect The President

The scandal surrounding President Donald Trump’s alleged affair with adult movie star Stormy Daniels continues to rumble along. For those who have …

Donald Trump

What's Actually Behind Cape Town's Water Crisis

Blame austerity-obsessed technocrats, irresponsible development, and willful ignorance.<p>The city of Cape Town was plonked by its founders onto a peninsula not far from where the Indian and Atlantic oceans merge, often violently, beneath the imposing banks of Table Mountain. To its north lie the …

Patricia de Lille