Ropes Course At San Francisco’s McLaren Park Fully Opens To Serve Students, Public

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) – A new ropes course located in San Francisco’s McLaren Park is fully open after city leaders on Thursday held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new site — the first ropes course on city property. Although the McLaren Park Ropes Course had a soft-opening 11 months ago, the full opening will… Continue reading Ropes Course At San Francisco’s McLaren Park Fully Opens To Serve Students, Public

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‘Terrible Danger To Educational Process’: TikTok ‘Slap A Teacher Challenge’ Has Educators On Edge

BALTIMORE (WJZ-TV) — There’s a disturbing new trend on TikTok that has kids assaulting teachers. For the month of October, students are encouraged to slap a teacher and run away without getting caught. “I know I wouldn’t do it,” Baltimore City student Yvonne Jackson told WJZ-TV. “I think it’s ridiculous it doesn’t really make any… Continue reading ‘Terrible Danger To Educational Process’: TikTok ‘Slap A Teacher Challenge’ Has Educators On Edge

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LGBTQ+ Students Rising Above Scholar Overcame Challenges to Excel at Cal

BERKELEY (KPIX) — While all Students Rising Above scholars are amazingly resilient and inspirational, Yendi Rebollo shows us all what it truly means to shine brightly, even in life’s darkest moments. The 21-year-old UC Berkeley senior recently moved into their very first apartment. The experience has been truly joyful. “I got it entirely on my… Continue reading LGBTQ+ Students Rising Above Scholar Overcame Challenges to Excel at Cal

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New York City replacing ‘Gifted and Talented’ program with new ‘Brilliant NYC’

Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to phase out the city’s “Gifted and Talented” classes during the last three months of his time in office and replace it with a new “accelerated” teaching model called “Brilliant NYC”  in all public elementary schools starting in the fall of next year.  The long-awaited details come over a… Continue reading New York City replacing ‘Gifted and Talented’ program with new ‘Brilliant NYC’

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Haunted Halloween houses and spooky walks around New York 2021

Collecting candy on Halloween night isn’t the only way to celebrate this frightful time. Throughout the month of October, you can easily find a haunted house or spooky walk that the whole family will find thrilling. If you are ready for a Halloween adventure, we have included a round-up of haunted houses and spooky walks… Continue reading Haunted Halloween houses and spooky walks around New York 2021

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‘Terrible Danger To Educational Process’: TikTok ‘Slap A Teacher Challenge’ Has Educators On Edge

BALTIMORE (WJZ-TV) — There’s a disturbing new trend on TikTok that has kids assaulting teachers. For the month of October, students are encouraged to slap a teacher and run away without getting caught. “I know I wouldn’t do it,” Baltimore City student Yvonne Jackson told WJZ-TV. “I think it’s ridiculous it doesn’t really make any… Continue reading ‘Terrible Danger To Educational Process’: TikTok ‘Slap A Teacher Challenge’ Has Educators On Edge

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2 Parents Convicted In 1st Trial Of College Admissions Scandal

BOSTON (AP) — Two wealthy parents were convicted Friday of buying their kids’ way into school as athletic recruits in the first case to go to trial in the college admissions cheating scandal that embroiled prestigious universities across the country. Gamal Abdelaziz, a former casino executive, and John Wilson, a former Staples Inc. executive, were… Continue reading 2 Parents Convicted In 1st Trial Of College Admissions Scandal

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Man wanted in connection with stepfather’s homicide in southeast Austin caught

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of his stepfather in southeast Austin was arrested Friday, thanks to the help of social media. PAST STORY | APD: 30-year-old man wanted in connection to stepfather’s homicide in southeast Austin The Austin Police Department says Richard Nunez, 30, was recognized by a… Continue reading Man wanted in connection with stepfather’s homicide in southeast Austin caught

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Yerzahi Bentacourt Killed in Rollover Crash on Interstate 5 [Elk Grove, CA]

Fatal Collision near Laguna Boulevard in Elk Grove ELK GROVE, CA (October 8, 2021 ) – Early Wednesday morning, Yerzahi Bentacourt was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 5. The collision occurred on the northbound lanes near Laguna Boulevard around 5:30 a.m. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after. According to California Highway Patrol,… Continue reading Yerzahi Bentacourt Killed in Rollover Crash on Interstate 5 [Elk Grove, CA]

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Biden won’t invoke executive privilege on Trump docs related to Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is not asserting executive privilege over a tranche of documents sought by a House committee’s investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, setting up a showdown with former President Donald Trump, who has pledged to try to block records from his time in the White House from… Continue reading Biden won’t invoke executive privilege on Trump docs related to Capitol riot

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