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11/15/2019

Students often forget the conflict-resolution skills they have learned when they get angry, writes Linda Ryden, a peace teacher. Ryden outlines practices she uses in her classroom to help students successfully manage emotionally charged situations.

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EdSurge
11/15/2019

All students are ensured access to academic resources despite location under standards set by the Association of College & Research Libraries, and this is made possible through college libraries. Among other responsibilities, librarians collaborate on course design, share services with other organizations to provide more resources for students, and make it possible for remote students to take advantage of resources.

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EdSurge
11/15/2019

The US Education Department on Thursday agreed to turn over records pertaining to student loan borrowers who claim they were defrauded by now-defunct colleges and looking for debt forgiveness. Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., was set to subpoena DeVos hours before the records were turned over.

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National Public Radio
11/15/2019

The fossilized remains of a flying dinosaur that lived about 120 million years ago have been found in Japan and are described in Communications Biology. Fukuipteryx prima is a new genus and species, and is the second-most primitive flying dinosaur ever found, researchers say.

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Gizmodo
11/15/2019

Japan's Hayabusa2 has left the asteroid Ryugu and is on its way back to Earth, bringing with it samples of subsurface material. The spacecraft will return sometime at the end of next year.

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Nature (free content)
11/15/2019

The women depicted in the 2017 movie "Hidden Figures" will be honored with Congressional Gold Medals for their groundbreaking work for NASA during the early days of the space program. Katherine Johnson was a mathematician; the late Dorothy Vaughan was a computer programmer; the late Mary Jackson was NASA's first African-American engineer; and Christine Darden, who was not depicted in the film, was also an engineer.

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CNN, HuffPost
11/15/2019

Guest speakers are part of the health science careers program at a Montana high school. Teacher Marie Antonioli says the guest speakers detail what their jobs are like, the education and certification that is needed for those careers and other information that she says can help students determine a career pathway.

11/15/2019

Students at an Illinois high school will have the option to enrolled in an industrial arts program beginning in the 2021-22 school year. The curriculum will include lessons in business, physics, art, community and more -- all aimed at preparing students for college and career.

11/15/2019

Hundreds of middle- and high-school students in a North Carolina district attended the ENC Manufacturing Day Expo to learn about career pathways in manufacturing. During the event, students interacted with representatives from businesses and colleges.

11/15/2019

A Maryland school district developed a wellness program that brings high-school students to middle schools to mentor their younger peers. High-schoolers representing the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils in Anne Arundel County visited George Fox Middle School this week to talk about how to safely navigate social media and discuss the dangers of vaping, among other topics.

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WBAL-TV (Baltimore)