This School Year Has Been Unlike Any Other

This article is part of our latest Learning special report, which focuses on ways that remote learning will shape the future. A fall semester unlike any ever known is underway in America. The coronavirus is lurking around every corner like a ghoul in a Halloween cornfield, waiting to leap out and frighten — if not sicken or kill — anyone […]

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Boulder woman among first to graduate through inclusive higher education program – The Denver Post

Isabelle Woloson’s joy at graduating from the University of Northern Colorado was infectious. Dressed in the traditional cap, navy blue robe and blue-and-yellow stole, Woloson danced in celebration, holding a bouquet of roses and wearing a wide grin, in a video taken by her sister. She walked across the stage at commencement alongside her classmates to accept her certificate in […]

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Top universities accused of inflexibility over A-level downgrades

School leaders complain of less leniency from more prestigious institutions Last modified on Thu 13 Aug 2020 23.37 EDT Some of the UK’s most prestigious universities have been accused of failing to show the flexibility demanded by ministers, as disappointed students in England struggled to secure places with lower A-level grades than expected. Amid the turmoil of mass downgrades, many […]

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Oxford Brookes doing worse than University of Oxford on state school admissions

Figures reveal Oxford Brookes admitted higher proportion of privately educated students than most UK institutions Last modified on Thu 13 Feb 2020 13.40 EST An Oxford university is struggling to meet targets for widening participation, according to the latest set of official statistics – but it’s not the university you might think. Figures published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency […]

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UNC ends conservative student-group event based on COVID-19 mask violations – The Denver Post

An event hosted by a conservative University of Northern Colorado student group was terminated Monday because of violations of the university’s mask policy during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to university officials. A student leader of Turning Point USA at University of Northern Colorado said a double standard employed by UNC allowed the evening to turn “rowdy” and “one step away […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: No new cases in community, 7 in MIQ as health boss Ashley Bloomfield and Minister Peeni Henare unveil vaccine numbers

There are no new Covid-19 cases in the community, with seven cases detected in managed isolation facilities. Health authorities released the information shortly after 1pm, one day after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the opening of a travel bubble with Australia. The seven new cases included one person from the US, who arrived on March 22 on a direct flight […]

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Man who drowned off Northland beach may not have entered water if warning signs had been erected – Coroner

Far North District Council has been criticised for not having any safety warnings, or flotation devices, at a hazardous beach where a man died trying to save his children, who had got into trouble at Cable Bay. Coroner Mary-Anne Borrowdale found that soldier Wairongoa Clarence Renata, also known as known as Magoo or Tickety Boo, of Palmerston North, aged 54, […]

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