Month: October 2020

Education advocates call for statewide school safety plan as COVID-19 cases surge

The Arizona Education Association is once again calling on Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to implement a statewide school safety plan, as the state sees another surge in COVID-19 cases.

“We need to have a leader bring out together, and that’s the one thing we have not had,” said Arizona Education Association President Joe Thomas.

Thomas is frustrated with Gov. Ducey’s handling

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BelfastLive quizzes Education Minister Peter Weir about schools during coronavirus



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G8 Education (ASX:GEM) Share Prices Have Dropped 75% In The Last Three Years

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The Bottom Is in for These 3 Stocks? Analysts Say ‘Buy’

Markets are down, but not collapsing. Investors remain worried about the coronavirus, and Tuesday’s election remains up in the air. Uncertainty rules the day, exacerbated by recent market losses. Wall Street, however, expects that the bulls will start running again after next week’s results – who wins will be less important than having a result.In the meantime, market declines and low share prices make for a prime time to buy in – if you judge the bottom correctly. Do that, and the rest is just ‘buy low and

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Activists Promote Education in Prisons at Harvard Radcliffe Institute | News

Prison reform activists argued in favor of high-quality education in prisons at a webinar Thursday held by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies.

Panelists included Max Kenner, the founder of the Bard Prison Initiative, and Dyjuan Tatro, a government affairs associate at the initiative. Zelda Roland, founding director of the Yale Prison Education Initiative and Craig S. Wilder, history professor at MIT, also spoke at the webinar, which was opened by co-founder and director of the Prison Studies Project Kaia Stern and moderated by Harvard Graduate School of Education lecturer Lynette C. Tannis.

Speakers highlighted their work in educational justice

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TikTok Owner ByteDance Launches Education Technology Brand Dali for China | Investing News

By Yingzhi Yang and Brenda Goh

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing-based ByteDance announced a standalone education technology (edtech) brand Dali for the Chinese market on Thursday, becoming another major tech player looking to capitalise on the sector’s boom driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dali, meaning “forceful strength” in Chinese, will host all the education business of ByteDance and already has 10,000 employees, Dali Chief Executive Chen Lin told a press conference in Beijing.

ByteDance founder and chief executive Zhang Yiming said in a statement: “We started to develop interests in the education industry very early on. The brand independence of Dali

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