Tag : california

Hillary Clinton Attends New York City Pride March

School  19 July '16

California Will Start To Teach History Of The LGBT Community; Why Should Other States Follow Suit?

The history of LGBT lives and struggles should be included on the school curriculum nationwide, to be studied along other marginalized groups.

New England Towns Struggle With Opioid And Heroin Epidemic

Medicine  18 July '16

Heroin Epidemic: Ohio Sees Alarming Rates Of Addicts Combining Opioid With Other Dangerous Drugs

Addicts are combining heroin with fentanyl. This is highly dangerous because small amounts of fentanyl laced into heroin can already lead to an overdose.

Hillary Clinton Attends New York City Pride March

K-12 Reform  18 July '16

K-12 News: The LGBT Curriculum Will Soon Be Added In California Classrooms

LGBT history has been approved to be added to California classrooms.

Pokemon Go Launches In The UK

Autism  18 July '16

‘Pokémon Go’ & Autism: Augmented Reality Game’s Success In Getting Autistic Children Out Of Their Comfort Zone

Parents saw their autistic children change their demeanors while playing "Pokémon Go." Before, the kids are uncomfortable in social interactions and now they are actually taking the initiative to venture outside and play the game.

Rally On Steps Of California State Capitol Protests Passage Of Prop 8

School  15 July '16

Changing The Curriculum: California To Be The First School District To Teach LGBT History Subject To Students

The update, which covers elementary, middle, and high school pupils, requires public schools to teach about LGBT rights and renowned gay Americans during history classes. The new curriculum guidelines reflect the state's commitment to diversity.

Pokemon Go

Games  15 July '16

"Pokemon Go" News and Updates: Two Men Fell off a Cliff in California From Playing Game

Two men in California fell off from a cliff from playing "Pokemon Go."

Queen Maxima Of The Netherlands Opens Kentalis Research And Education Centre

SPED Kids  13 July '16

This Story Of A Deaf Child Teaching Her Deaf Dog Sign Language Would Bring You To Tears

Want to be inspired today? Read this story of Julia and her pet dog, Walter.

Childcare and Education To Be Key Election Issue

Music.Art.STEM  11 July '16

STEM And Special Education Teachers in San Francisco, California & Other School Districts Finally Get Hefty Paycheck Offers

The shortage of teachers stemmed from the 2008 recession, a time when plenty of educators were laid off. Teachers have departed big urban districts and transferred to less impoverished districts that offer higher wages.

Convicted Murderers Escape From New York State Prison

School  10 July '16

America’s Criminal Justice Reform & Recidivism Problem: New York Prison Inmates Provided With Ivy League Education

Taconic Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York has sought the help of professors from Ivy League universities as part of its prisoners' rehabilitation program. One of the subjects being taught is philosophy.

'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala - Arrivals

Celebrity Daddy(Soft News)  9 July '16

'American Horror Story' Season 6 Air Date, News & Update: Lady Gaga In Final 'AHS'? Thacher School Antichrist Linked To Tate Langdon?

"American Horror Story" Season 6, which stars Lady Gaga and which teases a link between Thacher School and the Antichrist of Evan Peters' Tate Langdon, may be the final "AHS."

New Government Survey Places Homeless Figures At 750,000

Politics  8 July '16

Solving San Francisco’s Homelessness Problem: Tech Companies To Shoulder The Burden By Paying Payroll Taxes

The proposal would require tech companies to pay a 1.5 percent payroll tax.The taxes will be used to build programs for the city's homeless people and to help solve San Francisco's affordable housing market problems

Berlin Hit By Measles Outbreak

Health  6 July '16

'Toxic Shots': California Mandatory Vaccine Law Causes Outrage Due to Toxic Effect

The vaccine law in California caused outrage among parents who are anti-vaccination. Do these vaccines put children at risk?

Fireworks Go On Sale Ahead Of New Year's Eve

Family Life  5 July '16

9-Year-Old California Girl Had Hand Amputated, Sustains Face Injuries, After Illegal Fireworks Explosion

The girl also lost fingers on her right hand and sustained a blast injury on her face. Reports said the child picked up the explosive thrown in her way, unaware that she was holding a live firework in her hands.

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Speaks At The Cannabis Business Summit And Expo

Health/Nutrition  30 June '16

California To Legalize Recreational Marijuana If Positive Vote Wins

In California, using marijuana for medication is legal. Now, the state would vote on November whether or not to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Dogs Are Micro Chipped By The PDSA Ahead Of Compulsory Law Change

Health  29 June '16

Newborn Killed By Family Dogs: How Safe Is Your Baby Around Dogs?

Three-day old Susan Kirby from Fresno, California was accidentally killed by two family pets (of shar-pei/pitbull mix) and questions are raised about the safety of family pets with children.

Childcare and Education To Be Key Election Issue

School  28 June '16

US Education News & Updates: What Americans Can Learn In German Education System

As the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election looms, the future of the American education system seems grim. The reason? Some presidential hopefuls failed to address the major issues hounding the education sector by not providing concrete K-12 or general education proposals.

Nation Mourns Victims Of Worst Mass Shooting In U.S. History

School  23 June '16

California’s Faith-Based Colleges Protest Pro-LGBTQ Bill, Says It Violates ‘Religious Freedom’

A new bill in California aims to end LGBTQ discrimination in colleges. Universities, however, argued that the SB 1146 bill violates their religious freedom and the integration of faith into higher education.

ICE Detains And Deports Undocumented Immigrants From Arizona

School  21 June '16

America’s Recidivism Problem Will Be Fixed Through Prison Education Programs

Prisoners who were released back into society are in danger of recidivism or re-entering jail due to their lack of education, skills and work experience. The U.S. government is working on fixing this by introducing correctional education programs.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Body  10 June '16

Miami Considered As Ground Zero For Zika Virus Outbreak In The US; City’s Tropical Weather An Ideal Mosquito Breeding Ground

Aside from Miami's tropical weather, the city is vulnerable to a Zika outbreak due to the high amount of Latin American travelers there. Experts said Miami, Florida is ground zero for a possible Zika outbreak in the U.S.

Southampton v Sunderland - Premier League

Dyslexia  6 June '16

‘Children With Dyslexia Are Gifted’: This Young Girl Wants Dyslexic Kids To Realize That The Reading Disorder Is Not A Punishment

This fourth grader is inspiring dyslexic children that the learning disability comes with gifts.

Germany Faces Aging Population

Family Life  3 June '16

Reawaken Your Inner Child: Summer Camp For Seniors Allow Old People To Relive Their Childhood Experiences

Just because you're old doesn't mean you're not allowed to enjoy summer camps anymore. These camps promise adventures to reawaken the inner child in you.

World's Top Video Game Players Compete At World Cyber Games

Behavior  31 May '16

Teenagers Are Spending Thousands Of Dollars To Gamble On Counter-Strike

Real and shocking amounts of money are being spent on online gambling. Teens spend nearly $2,000 to bet on virtual weapons on "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive."

Charter School Movement Grows As Obama Voices Plans To Expand System

School  31 May '16

Rising Popularity Of Charter Schools Causes Alarming Decline In Public School Enrollment

Traditional public schools are being forced to shut down due to the increasing popularity of charter schools. Many factors have driven away students from public schools including financial difficulties and corruption.

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