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Humble ISD's online server under cyberattack on first day of virtual learning

14 minutes ago   |   ABC

The server was back up after IT officials were able to solve the problem.
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Save Back-To-School Shopping Receipts Now, Claim Tax Benefits In 2021

24 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Parents of K-12 students can claim tax benefits if they save receipts for the school supplies they bought for the school year. There are two tax benefits which...
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As U.S. Schools Reopen, Israel's Mistakes Offer Cautionary Tale

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Israel has gone from being a model of Covid-19 containment in March to suffering one of the world's highest per-capita rates of new infections. One explanation - especially...
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At prisons in Finland, inmates are learning AI and taking online tech courses as a bridge to life on the outside

At prisons in Finland, inmates are learning AI and taking online tech courses as a bridge to life on the outside

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

At "open prisons" in Finland, inmates come and go in vehicles, attend work and school, and can host overnight guests. And Finland is investing millions of euros in high-tech...
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Kentucky revenue collections show resilience amid coronavirus uncertainty

Kentucky revenue collections show resilience amid coronavirus uncertainty

2 hours ago   |   WLKY

The General Fund pays for most state services, including education, health care and public safety.
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More Formal Education May Delay Initial Signs of Cognitive Decline

2 hours ago   |   Psych Central

Staying in school for a longer period of time has been linked to better cognitive function and a reduced risk for dementia. Because of this, some experts have proposed that...
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Some Pennsylvania school districts to adjust reopening plans under new state recommendations

2 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

For the week ending August 7, all local counties were in the moderate category where the recommended instructional models are blended learning or full remote learning.
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Salesforce launches Work.com for schools

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . No one has cracked the code on...
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Chicago Scholars helps high school, college students navigate e-learning

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Chicago Scholars has been around since 1996, but they admit this year will be very different from years past.
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Stranded International Students Are Sustaining U.S. College Towns

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The pandemic has created a captive market that's supporting restaurants and other local businesses in a dire time.
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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

An Israeli jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask at $1.5 million. Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you've got a mound of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative work-week lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt says he's seen hammerheads and tiger sharks many times, but this is the first time he's ever seen a great white shark. Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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‘I like him, but I don't feel the same way now': Trump claims Covid-19...

‘I like him, but I don't feel the same way now': Trump claims Covid-19 pandemic spoiled ‘very good relationship' with China's Xi

US President Donald Trump has said that his feelings towards his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, have soured due to the coronavirus pandemic, adding that the pair used to... Read more ...

President Trump abruptly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

President Trump abruptly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has been abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing... Read more ...