As for what classes could look like, more learning online also means some smaller in-person classes. Thurmond said there’s no direct approach, no one size fits all, and every district has to figure out what’s best for them. … [Read more...] about Bridging The Digital Divide: State Leaders Working To Give Students Access To Computers, Internet
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It's actually not that controversial, it's one of the very few things that has cross-party support. Myths still exist, particularly the idea that it's for career-hungry people who do this for two years and thensee it as a stepping stone to a different life. That isn't true: 70% continue to work in education, whether that's for schools or charities or other organisations. Teach First has transformed the perception of teaching in Russell Group universities. We have people who wouldn't have considered teaching before who are now in teaching for a career. Even the critics will acknowledge that's a positive change. … [Read more...] about Teach First: why does it divide opinion?
“No-one knows how long it could last and that is having an effect on last-minute holiday reservations and cancellations and that is something that is worrying us.” … [Read more...] about Benidorm to divide beaches into small plots for holidaymakers this summer – with one-way system also discussed
Tracing the division of Berlin The Palace of Tears It was a place of tearful farewells. Hundreds of people crossed this border post at Friedrichstrasse station when leaving East Germany for West Berlin. The former departure terminal now serves as a reminder of the forced separation of friends and families. Visitors can walk through an original cubicle where passports were checked and relive the border clearance procedure for themselves. … [Read more...] about ‘Wings of Desire’: Wim Wenders’ restored masterpiece revives divided Berlin
During the Iraq War, while they were owned by Halliburton, KBR was awarded at least $2.5billion in contracts to construct and run military bases - some of them in secret locations - as part of the US Army’s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP). … [Read more...] about The Iraq War, private military contractors and ‘dividing the spoils’ – was this the Deep State in action?