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'Cannabis college': Five universities to offer first ever online marijuana courses, seeing opportunity amid coronavirus

Marijuana dispensaries have been deemed ‘essential’ businesses during the Covid-19 crisis Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/cannabis-college-marijuana-us-dispensaries-legalised-states-a9537096.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Can Public Education Survive COVID-19?

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted apartheid conditions in US public schools. The post Can Public Education Survive COVID-19? appeared first on The Real News Network….

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‘Students Have Fallen Off The Face Of The Planet’

Remote learning has created huge barriers to learning for low income communities of color, where four in ten families lack high speed internet access. The…

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How to find the best online courses

If you’re looking to build new skills or hone existing ones, online courses — ranging from free to subscription-based — may be the answer. Source:…

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In virtual commencement, Obama called on graduates to be ‘warriors for justice’

“These aren’t normal times,” the former president said in addressing graduates facing the most unstable job market since the Great Depression. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/virtual-commencement-obama-called-graduates-be-warriors-justice-n1209391 Droolin’ Dog…

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70 cases of COVID-19 at French schools days after re-opening

Just one week after a third of French children went back to school in an easing of the coronavirus lockdown, there’s been a worrying flareup…

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We’re About to Have the Longest Summer Vacation Ever. That’s Going to Be a Problem.

Since the start of the pandemic, I’ve been holding a weekly virtual game night for the students in my research group at the City University…

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Obama giving commencement speech Saturday night; LeBron James to host

The special event, which is set to air on all major networks, will include the former president’s first national public address during the coronavirus pandemic….

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Headspace is offering free mindfulness courses to unemployed Americans

There’s no question that losing your job is incredibly stressful, and since the COVID-19 pandemic began, millions of people in the US have been laid…

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California State University system to cancel in-person classes for fall semester

The California State University (CSU) System, which consists of 23 campuses across the state, will continue online classes into the fall semester, the system’s head…

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Plastic shields in place, Dutch schools to reopen amid coronavirus

At the Springplank school in the Dutch city of Den Bosch, staff have installed plastic shields around students’ desks and disinfectant gel dispensers at the…

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Connecticut closes schools for rest of academic year

Connecticut schools will remain closed for the remainder of the school year, Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said Tuesday. “I know how important it is for so…

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Obamas to participate in Class of 2020 virtual commencement

Former President Barrack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama will deliver a virtual commencement speech dedicated to all 2020 high school and college graduating…

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Colleges gamble on reopening this fall

Colleges around the U.S. are formulating plans to welcome students back to campus this fall — afraid they’ll be headed for financial catastrophe if they…

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DeVos sued for seizing student borrowers’ paychecks 

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is being sued by student advocacy organizations for continuing to garnish wages of student borrowers amid the coronavirus pandemic despite provisions…

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Cuomo says New York schools will stay closed for rest of academic year

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced Friday that New York state public schools would not resume in-person teaching for the remainder of the school…

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Trevor Noah breaks down how coronavirus is affecting the food industry

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, its ripple effects are being felt across society. The food industry, in particular, has recently been thrown into…

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Facebook will stream a virtual graduation ceremony featuring Oprah and Miley Cyrus

As dates for reopening the country are continually pushed back, virtually every aspect of life has been disrupted. Holidays, birthdays, weddings and funerals have begun…

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How to learn a new musical instrument online during lockdown

Dust off old skills or pick up something new with these tutorials for piano, violin, bassoon, singing and even film-score writing Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/how-to-learn-music-instrument-online-lockdown-free-lessons-guitar-piano-violin-singing-a9486651.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Democrats: DeVos overstepped by blocking emergency aid to undocumented college students

Congressional Democrats say Education Secretary Betsy DeVos exceeded her authority by cutting undocumented college students out of access to emergency federal aid to cover expenses…

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CNN teams with Sesame Street for ‘ABC’s of COVID-19’ town hall

CNN announced it will team with Sesame Street for a town hall on Saturday morning designed to educate children on the novel coronavirus.The 90-minute event,…

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