Online Private Tutors Banned in China

China announced on Wednesday, September 8, that private tutors who conducted online classes in houses, hotels, or coffee shops, are banned to make sure that tutoring for profit is completely stopped.  Reuters reported that Chinese authorities prohibited payment-based tutoring in …

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Monsanto Told to Pay Teachers $185 Million Over Chemical Exposure

Three school teachers in Washington will receive $185 million after suing chemical company Monsanto over chemical exposure from fluorescent lights that caused brain damage. The teachers claimed they were exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, from fluorescent lighting in the …

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UF Health CEO Killed in Personal Watercraft Accident

UF Health Jacksonville CEO Dr. Leon Haley Jr. died after being accidentally ejected from his personal watercraft vehicle in the Palm Beach Inlet, officials said in a statement late Sunday. The 56-year-old doctor was praised and well-known for his significant …

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American Teacher in Kuwait Fired for Pro-Israel Sentiments

A private school in Kuwait has fired an American teacher after showing her support for Israel on social media, according to local media.  Sources at the Special Education Administration said the teacher violated regulations on separating personal opinions from work …

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Community College Market Expected to Grow Nearly $20 Billion by 2025

An A.I. marketing site called ReportLinker predicts an $18 billion increase in the community college market during 2021-2025 in a holistic market analysis published Thursday. The report identified the rise in online classes as the driving force behind community college …

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Syracuse University Unsuccessful in Dismissing Two Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

A judge in Onondaga County has denied Syracuse University’s motions to dismiss lawsuits involving sexual abuse allegations against a former student. Conrad Mainwaring, a former Syracuse student, was accused of over 40 instances of sexual abuse in 2019, 14 of …

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Roanoke College Unveils Plaques Honoring The Slaves That Helped Build The Institution

Roanoke College unveiled commemorative plaques on its campus to honor the slaves that helped build the campus nearly two centuries ago in a ceremony Thursday. The plaques, now hanging on the twin pillars outside Roanake’s administrative building, reads, “HONORING THE …

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Lake Superior State University Offers First Ever Cannabis-Related Chemistry Scholarship

Lake Superior State University became the first college in the nation to offer a cannabis-related chemistry scholarship Monday. The scholarship is an annual $1,200 allotment funded by Steadfast Labs, a research facility in Michigan.  Applicants living in the Oakland or …

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Massachusetts College of Art and Design to Host its Annual Art Auction Virtually Again

The Massachusetts College of Art and Design announced plans to host its annual MassArt Auction virtually for the second year in a row due to the ongoing pandemic. The annual auction is a significant source of scholarship funding at MassArt, …

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