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Tincup Whiskey Doubles Down to Promote Avalanche Education

While this winter is seeing booming sales of backcountry skiing equipment, it’s also one of the deadliest avalanche seasons on record—so far, 31 backcountry travelers have been killed in nine states.

a group of people that are standing in the snow: Bobby L'Heureux splitboarding at Bluebird Backcountry.

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Bobby L’Heureux splitboarding at Bluebird Backcountry.

A whiskey company is doing what it can to help. Like a Saint Bernard coming to the rescue with a barrel attached to its collar, Tincup Whiskey has partnered with the American Institute of Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) and Weston Backcountry to increase avalanche education and backcountry safety.

a person standing on top of a snow covered slope: renan osturk tincup skis

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Trump creates 1776 Commission to promote ‘patriotic education’

President Donald Trump on Monday created a “1776 Commission” to promote “patriotic education” and counter lessons that he says divide Americans on race and slavery and teach students to “hate their own country.”

On the eve of Election Day, Trump directed the commission’s creation, via executive order, to “better enable a rising generation to understand the history and principles of the founding of the United States in 1776 and to strive to form a more perfect Union.”

The order follows Trump’s recent attacks on critical race theory and the 1619 Project, directed by The New York Times Magazine, which revisits

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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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Trump plans panel to promote ‘patriotic education’ in appeal to conservative base

By Jeff Mason

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday he planned to establish a commission to promote “patriotic education” in the United States, taking issue with efforts to highlight the United States’ history of slavery and racism.

In remarks delivered at the National Archives, which houses the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Declaration of Independence, Trump railed against people who have taken to the streets around the country this year to protest racial injustice.

Republican Trump has sought to portray himself as a “law and order” candidate in the Nov. 3 election against Democratic rival Joe

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