It is a cruel irony that I am about the same age my mom was when her education was disrupted by forces outside her control. It gives me hope that she was able to finish school. That happened in part because of her faith and resilience, and in part because this country -- a place of refuge for our family -- gave her a fighting chance. I wonder, will it give my generation the same? … [Read more...] about What I fear about remote learning
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Hai said diverse activities over the last five years helped step up goods production and consumption and enhanced capacity in trade development of officials and cadres in communes, districts and provinces, helping to improve lives and ensuring national defence and security in remote, mountainous and island areas. … [Read more...] about Trade development programme yields results in remote, island areas
"We think the Wolfe Disk has grown primarily through the steady accretion of cold gas," said J. Xavier Prochaska, study coauthor and professor of astronomy and astrophysics of the University of California, Santa Cruz, in a statement. "Still, one of the questions that remains is how to assemble such a large gas mass while maintaining a relatively stable, rotating disk." … [Read more...] about Astronomers find the Wolfe Disk, an unlikely galaxy, in the distant universe
Though she acknowledges scrutiny of executive pay as a fact of her life, Beer fears tabloid headline figures will drown out any debate. She points out that vice-chancellors are often not the best paid people in a university. “We had a case recently where a brilliant clinical researcher with ties to the area, who was earning £400,000 a year in an American university, was willing to come home much less,” she says. There were six months of negotiations to bring the researcher’s team – world-leading in terms of vaccine development – over here. “Then”, Beer says, “the minute we took up references the American university just doubled all of their salaries … ” We work, she says, predictably but honestly, “in a global market”. … [Read more...] about What next for England’s troubled universities?
For the first three days of the new school year, elementary students will be dismissed at lunchtime and will be able to grab a meal to take home with them. Officials have said students will be assigned a remote-learning activity to complete each afternoon. … [Read more...] about District 303 High Schools To Start New Year With Remote Learning