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  • September 1, 2021

James Madison University Faculty Increases Diversity Efforts

James Madison University (Wikimedia) Faculty members and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Trustees of James Madison University have They promised to “beef up and strengthen” diversity efforts, which they believe are “under attack”, even going so far as to ask for gifts for DEI staff members as a token of appreciation for the “valued staff…

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Yes, let’s order vaccinations for eligible schoolchildren, says Fauci – Mother Jones

A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to a student during a “Vax To School” campaign event at a high school in Staten Island, New York. Jeenah Moon / Bloomberg / Getty Fight against misinformation. Get a daily summary of the facts that matter. Sign up for free Mother jones Newsletter.…

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School kids win big victory over Governor Greg Abbott as Texas admits it can’t defend its mask ban

School children wear face masks while talking in a sculpture garden in the Museum District in Houston, Texas. In May, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order “prohibit government entities in Texas, including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials, from requiring or requiring the use of masks. “In particular, Abbott…

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Dumber than a pet rock

This is the kind of history you wish it was a satire: The University of Wisconsin removed a controversial rock from its Madison campus on Friday after the Black Student Union and other activists objected to its description nearly 100 years ago with a racial slur. Chamberlin Rock, which rests atop Observatory Hill, is named…

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US Elementary School Students Delayed 4-5 Months During Pandemic: Report

(Drazen Zigic / Getty Images) Elementary school students in the United States fell four to five months below their expected level of academic achievement during the pandemic, according to a new study. Researchers from consulting firm McKinsey & Co. found that K-12 students were getting 10 points behind in math and 9 points behind in…

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Catherine Lhamon, nominated for the worrying Biden Department of Education

Catherine Lhamon on MSNBC in 2018. (MSNBC / via YouTube) Cby atherine lhamon The first stint as assistant secretary in the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) during the Obama years was an absolute disaster for due process on American college campuses. President Joe Biden has rewarded Lhamon for her efforts by nominating…

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Why the gender gap may have narrowed in the 2020 elections

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly survey summary. It has been said that women are from Venus and men from Mars. Generally speaking, that is a laughable bit of pop psychology, but there is some truth when it comes to politics. That’s because women have voted notably more Democrats than men in every presidential election since…

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Ganahl Thinking Primary, launching the red meat of “critical race theory”

CU Regent At-Large Heidi Ganahl (right). CU Regent Heidi GanahlThe last remaining statewide Republican official in Colorado is believed to be seeking a run for governor in 2022, although he is reportedly considering lesser positions like State Treasurer if a run against the governor. Jared Polis seems impossible to win, has a new donation in…

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Former education recovery czar: ‘We can’t ruin a generation’

Sir Kevan Collins, a former Tsar of Education Recovery, has warned that: “We cannot ruin a generation of children if we do not invest in their education.” Sir Kevan resigned as the education recovery czar in early June, after the government pledged just £ 1.4bn to help finance the education recovery, compared to £ 15bn…

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