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In Person School Education Is Suspended for Another 30 Days—Awaiting Remote E-Learning Day Plan To Be Promulgated by Leyden and Norwood Park Area Schools Shortly

Today, Governor JB Pritzker announced that Illinois will continue its suspension of in-person instruction for another 30 days, through April 30. Governor Pritzker addressed students directly today, saying: “I won’t try and tell you that texting and calling each other … Continue reading

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Trump Directive Spurs Proposal To Delay IDEA Rule

The Trump administration is officially proceeding with plans to delay an Obama-era rule that aimed to ensure students from certain backgrounds aren’t wrongly placed in special education. The U.S. Department of Education is issuing a notice in the Federal Register … Continue reading

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No one could describe the color ‘blue’ until modern times

This isn’t another story about that dress, or at least, not really. It’s about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may … Continue reading

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Leyden High Schools Implements An E-Learning Day In Lieu of A Traditional Snow Day

Leyden High School District 212 is implementing the E-Learning Day program tomorrow, Friday, February 9, that allows the District to provide electronic instruction for students when Illinois schools are closed because of inclement weather such as snow tomorrow. The e-learning … Continue reading

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Standardized testing.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
. A few weeks ago I registered to take the online qualifying test for Jeopardy. Maybe like you, I have watched Jeopardy for years. Maybe like you, members of my family have said, “You should…

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Stanley Kubrick on Interest versus Fear

Stanley Kubrick, late 1940s Not much time to post today, but I’ve been meaning to post this excerpt from John Baxter’s biography of Stanley Kubrick: Kubrick’s three years at [Taft High School in the Bronx], from 1943 to 1945, were … Continue reading

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