Month: June 2020

Supreme Court makes religious school education eligible for public aid

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court delivered a major victory Tuesday to parents seeking state aid for their children’s religious school education.

The court’s conservative majority ruled 5-4 that states offering scholarships to students in private schools cannot exclude religious schools from such programs. The decision was written by Chief Justice John Roberts, who has joined the liberal justices in three other major rulings this month.

The court stopped short of requiring states to fund religious education, ruling only that programs cannot differentiate between religious and secular private schools.

“A state need not subsidize private education. But once a state decides

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Were Hedge Funds Right About Shunning Strategic Education Inc (STRA)?

At the end of February we announced the arrival of the first US recession since 2009 and we predicted that the market will decline by at least 20% in (see why hell is coming). In these volatile markets we scrutinize hedge fund filings to get a reading on which direction each stock might be going. In this article, we will take a closer look at hedge fund sentiment towards Strategic Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) at the end of the first quarter and determine whether the smart money was really smart about this stock.

Strategic Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) shares haven’t seen a

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Asa Butterfield Talks ‘Sex Education’ & Making ‘Hugo’ With Martin Scorsese

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EXCLUSIVE: Asa Butterfield should have been shooting Season 3 of Sex Education when he sat down with Deadline last month, but like so many other things, the Netflix hit series has been put on ice by coronavirus. His loss was our gain.

Netflix has a hopeful August shoot date, but in the meantime, London-based Butterfield has been occupying himself reading scripts, building a videogame, devouring Mad Men, and writing his first TV script. Perhaps it’s no surprise that a man who has been busy all of his life has remained productive

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Howard High School Student Elected To Education Board

COLUMBIA, MD — Zach Koung, a Howard High School rising senior, was recently elected the 2020-2021 student member of the board of education. The Howard County Association of Student Councils (HCASC) held the election online earlier this month, since the originally scheduled April election date was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic-related school closure.

As the new student member of the board of education, Koung will be eligible to vote on all issues except those pertaining to budget, personnel or other restricted matters.

“My desire to help bring change in Howard County is what inspired me to run for SMOB,”

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Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway Host a ‘Les Miserables’ Reunion

Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman first met when he hosted the Academy Awards in 2009, and became friends when they co-starred in 2012’s “Les Misérables” — which brought him an Oscar nomination for best actor and her a win for supporting actress. This year, Jackman drew raves for his role in HBO’s “Bad Education” as a charismatic school superintendent living a double life. In Amazon’s anthology series “Modern Love,” Hathaway played Lexi, a lawyer with bipolar disorder, whose life is a movie musical when she’s on a high — but when she’s low, she’s bedridden. During their conversation, the two … Read more