How This Supreme Court Case Made School District Lines A Tool For Segregation

Roughly 9 million children — nearly 1 in 5 public school students in the U.S. — attend schools that are racially isolated and receive far less money than schools just a few miles away. That’s according to a sweeping new review of the nation’s most divisive school district borders from EdBuild, a nonprofit that investigates school funding inequities. “Inequality is endemic” in America’s public schools, the report says, identifying nearly 1,000 school district borders where schools on one side receive at least 10% less money per student than schools on Read More …

Ethics in the age of autonomous vehicles

Earlier this month, TechCrunch held its inaugural Mobility Sessions event, where leading mobility-focused auto companies, startups, executives and thought leaders joined us to discuss all things autonomous vehicle technology, micromobility and electric vehicles. Extra Crunch is offering members access to full transcripts of key panels and conversations from the event, such as Megan Rose Dickey‘s chat with Voyage CEO and co-founder Oliver Cameron and Uber’s prediction team lead Clark Haynes on the ethical considerations for autonomous vehicles. Megan, Oliver and Clark talk through how companies should be thinking about ethics Read More …

Top 5 Reasons Why Every Student Should Study Abroad

A once in a lifetime opportunity. That’s how people often describe their study abroad experiences. While you do have your whole life to travel, studying abroad is a different way of experiencing what the world has to offer. Having just returned from four months in Europe, I feel inspired and refreshed. I was able to absorb various aspects of life over these past few months, being fully immersed in constant change. Finding the right program for you may take time, but will ultimately be so worth it. This blog article Read More …

SoftBank announces AI-focused second $108 billion Vision Fund with LPs including Microsoft, Apple and Foxconn

SoftBank Group announced today that it will launch its second Vision Fund with participation from Apple, Foxconn, Microsoft and other tech companies and investors. Called the Vision Fund 2, the fund will focus on AI-based technology. SoftBank said the fund’s capital has reached about $108 billion, based on memoranda of understandings. SoftBank Group’s own investment in the fund will be $38 billion. It is worth noting that the second Vision Fund’s list of expected limited partners does not currently include any participants from the Saudi Arabia government (the first Vision Read More …

Chemistry Grade 10 Simplified Study Notes

Introduction I. THE PARTICULATE NATURE OF MATTER Chapter 1 – Matter and the Kinetic theory Chapter 2 – Diffusion II. EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES Chapter 3 – Safety Rules in the Laboratory Chapter 4 – Apparatus Chapter 5 – Criteria of Purity Chapter 6 – Separating mixtures III. ATOMS, ELEMENTS AND COMPOUNDS Chapter 7 – Atoms Chapter 8 – Elements Chapter 9 – Compounds IV. CHEMICAL FORMULAE AND EQUATIONS Chapter 10 – The Chemical Formula Chapter 11 – Chemical Equations Chapter 12 – Empirical Formulae Chapter 13 – Balanced equations Chapter 14 Read More …

Use DISCOVER DATA to Bring Data to Life in the Classroom

DISCOVER DATA, a program created by Discovery Education, the Nielsen Foundation and the Afterschool Alliance, has just launched a new set of expanded resources designed to engage middle and high school students around the power of understanding data through relatable resources. Why, you ask? Several reports have been released over that past few years highlighting Data Science as one of the top – if not THE top – careers for growth and opportunity.  That said, nearly EVERY one of the fastest-growing careers uses data in some way on a very Read More …

Growth advise from an institutional leader

Today, online programs make sense, but given growing competition, few institutions have the resources to launch or scale them alone. Take Duquesne University, for example. When Dr. Mary Ellen Glasgow arrived as dean of Duquesne University’s School of Nursing, its online programs were already delivering world-class instruction — however, online enrollments had leveled off. This is where Duquesne saw opportunity. “We’d been really good at running a solid small-to-moderate-sized online program,” Glasgow said. “But today, success is about more than just a good program: institutions have to sell it, market Read More …

BIOLOGY GRADE 10 – 12 REVISION QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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Introduction I. PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY Chapter 1 – Cells and tissues Questions Chapter 2 – Cells and tissues Answers Chapter 3 – The chemicals of living cells Questions Chapter 4 – The Chemicals of living cells answers Chapter 5 – Respiration Questions Chapter 6 – Respiration answers Chapter 7 – How Substances Get in and Out of Cells Questions Chapter 8 – How Substances Get in and out of Cells Answers Chapter 9 – Photosynthesis and Nutrition in Plants Questions Chapter 10 – Photosynthesis and Nutrition in Plants Answers II. Read More …

How Parents Can Model Better Screen Time Behavior for Their Kids

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Anya Kamenetz is an NPR education correspondent, a host of Life Kit and author of The Art Of Screen Time. This story draws from the book and recent reporting for Life Kit’s guide, Parenting: Screen Time And Your Family. Elise Potts picked up her 17-month-old daughter, Eliza, from daycare recently. When they got home they were greeted by a strange scene. “My husband … he’s waving his arms around like a crazy man.” Potts says. “He has these things in his hands, he has a black box on his face Read More …

COMPUTER STUDIES GRADE 8 AND 9 REVISION QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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Introduction I. QUESTIONS PART 1 – MULTIPLE CHOICE Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Answers for Part 1 II. QUESTIONS PART 2 – MULTIPLE CHOICE Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 III. QUESTIONS PART 3 – ONE WORD ANSWER Chapter 10 Chapter 11 IV. QUESTIONS PART 4 – BRIEF EXPLANATION ANSWERS Chapter 12 Chapter 13 This book is intended to help learners recall and review what they have learnt in computer studies at their level. License: Public Domain READ BOOK