Online Tutoring Service Paper offers free, unlimited 24/7 academic support to students

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The COVID pandemic has created an environment where academic inequalities have been exposed. “Most consumer-oriented solutions, although relatively inexpensive, are still too expensive for so many families,” says Philip Cutler, CEO of a free online tutoring service called Paper. A survey of school districts across the country before COVID found that 66% of high...

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Wiley Borof’s 12-year karate journey | New

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Telluride High School senior Wiley Borof recently earned his American karate Kenpo black belt, which is no easy task. Borof’s instructor, Eric Nepsky, studied with Grandmaster Bob White, of Costa Mesa, Calif., For over 25 years and has been teaching Borof since third year. “The Bob White school produced 220 black belts. Only 15...

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ECom Scotland’s response to critical issues for professional institutes

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Dunfermline, UK, October 14, 2021 – (PR.com) – According to digital learning and assessment specialist eCom Scotland, using technology to deliver accessible assessments, available “24/7 “goes a long way in helping professional institutes respond to their critical issues. In a blog post, eCom explains that people involved in the professional institute industry face critical...

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“The third Bengali literary conference in the world” held in the United States

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“The Bengali Third World Literary Conference,” organized by the North America Bengali Literary Society (NABLS), was held on Zoom. The event attracted expatriate Bengali literature enthusiasts from all over the world. Seminar speakers included expatriate writers and academics from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. Topics included “Women’s Empowerment in Bengali Literature”,...

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Assessment before elevation

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The writer is a lawyer based in Karachi. Recent judicial appointments and disappointments have sparked heated debate over the procedure and criteria for elevating judges to the Supreme Court. While competence as an appointment criterion has been weighed against the principle of seniority, a general concern is the inherently arbitrary nature of the appointment...

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Lead in water isn’t the only thing that made Flint’s children sick, new document says

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School-aged children in Flint, Mich. Experienced a measurable drop in their academic performance as the lead crisis set in there, results that are likely due at least as much to “psychosocial effects.” Of the crisis than to lead himself, according to an article published in October. The people of Flint, a disproportionately black and...

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“Confederate memorials associated with hatred” – New UVA study shows “significant” correlation between lynchings and the presence of Confederate monuments in communities in the South

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“We make no causal assertions in the document,” Trawalter, one of the professors who worked on the study, said in a statement. “We cannot determine the exact cause and effect. But the association is clearly there. At a minimum, the data suggests that localities with attitudes and intentions that led to lynchings also had...

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Volpara Health takes another milestone with 200 peer-reviewed articles

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., October 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Volpara Health is proud to have reached its 200e Peer-reviewed paper milestone, making the Volpara AI breast health platform the most independently validated of its kind. Volpara has also been featured in over 200 additional scientific works, including conference presentations, books and review articles. Achieving...

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