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

46 minutes ago   |   ABC

The server was back up after IT officials were able to solve the problem.
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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

1 hour 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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Some Pennsylvania school districts to adjust reopening plans under new state recommendations

4 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's administration has issued new health recommendations that are now causing some school district leaders to adjust instructional plans for the...
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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 have a lot 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 estimated the shark to be more than 10 feet long. 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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White House on lockdown, Trump press conference interrupted after reports of...

White House on lockdown, Trump press conference interrupted after reports of shots fired

US President Donald Trump's press conference was interrupted after just a couple of minutes by the Secret Service, which ushered him out of the briefing room amid reports of... Read more ...

World's first registered Covid-19 vaccine named ‘Sputnik V', Russia launches...

World's first registered Covid-19 vaccine named ‘Sputnik V', Russia launches official website

It might not be the space race, but there's a new Sputnik in town. As an homage to the first-ever artificial Earth satellite, Russia has christened the world's first registered... Read more ...