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Bipartisan Michigan group to incentivize $100M+ in school safety and mental health programs

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is expected to encourage the state of Michigan to spend more than $100 million on new mental health and safety programs for schools, according to a draft proposal obtained by Local 4. Dedicated to presentation slides, the outline was created by the School Safety Task Force, created after the school …

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Why Didn’t the Evolution of Technology Really Improve Digital Learning?

opinions expressed by Entrepreneur Contributors are their own. The use of computers for teaching is not new. Some of the earliest explorations in digital education for education focused on making the student experience superior to the classroom in the late 1960s. Professor Patrick Suppes of Stanford University investigated in detail the challenges of teaching a …

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Amazon Expands Pay and Benefits for Front Line Employees with Nearly $1 Billion New Investment | News

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 28, 2022– Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced a new benefit that allows employees to collect their paychecks at any point during the month, along with pay increases for frontline workers in the United States, an investment of nearly $1 billion for the next year. The average starting pay for employees at the forefront of …

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Less healthy older adults most affected by rising grocery costs

Three-quarters of people over 50 in the United States say rising food prices are affecting them somewhat or a lot, and nearly a third say they’re eating less healthily due to rising food costs, according to new survey findings. But food cost inflation hit certain groups of older adults more — particularly individuals who rate …

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Americans’ mental health continues to struggle amid student loan debt

While previous student debt cancellations by the Biden Administration have been beneficial for some, they haven’t even put a dent in the debts taken by others, according to a new survey. Of the 2,000 US respondents in a survey conducted by the online education program ELVTR, 63% of Americans are still grappling with debt from …

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Talking on Tune: Senior’s Podcast Shares His Passion for Music | GW Today

by John DiConsiglio Music has always been at the center of her life for Ellie D’Andria, a senior at the George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS). From learning to play the piano at age 6 to leading the GW Jazz Orchestra on trombone and vocals, D’Andria can’t remember a time when …

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Ribbon cutting marks launch of Fort Drum’s STARBASE Academy for science learning | castle drum

FORT DRUM – The Department of Defense STARBASE Academy concluded its first full week of classes for local fifth graders with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at Fort Drum on Friday afternoon. STARBASE offers a STEM curriculum for fifth graders that includes applied science, technology, engineering, and math, or 25 hours of instruction over the course …

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Taking care of brain health and cognition is easy with these simple tips

The ability to understand and gain knowledge can be maintained by eating healthy, exercising regularly, consuming vitamin D, and participating in social activities. Written by Ann Marie Stephens and Tehreem KhanMedia contact: Anna Jones Sameera Davuluri, Dr. Photo: Julie Nicole MillerAccording to Alzheimer’s Disease International, dementia is beginning to occur in 10 million people each …

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UAB MHRC celebrates 20th anniversary with name change at UAB Minority Health and Health Equity Research Center – News

As the Minority Health and Health Equity Research Center enters its next phase, it calls on all members of society to work together to make health equality a reality. Posted by Jessica Snyder Media contact: Adam Pope There have long been significant disparities in health between race, income, education, and geographic location. In Alabama and …

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