Andreas Milano

Epic Charter Schools needs to makes changes, Oklahoma grand jury says

The state’s multicounty grand jury on Thursday called for the board of Epic Charter Schools to “extricate itself from its incestuous relationship” with a private management company formed by Epic’s co-founders.

Grand jurors issued a 25-page interim report as they continue to investigate Epic and Epic Youth Services, the company that has run the school system since its founding.

“It is hoped changes will allow the parents to have confidence in a public school motivated by a desire to improve education outcomes and not by profit,” the grand jury stated. “The citizens of Oklahoma demand more. The students in Oklahoma

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‘Your parents are nothing but bullies’

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Melinda Gates Warned Bill About Jeffrey Epstein

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos via GettyMelinda Gates met with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein alongside her husband, Bill, in New York City and soon after said she was furious at the relationship between the two men, according to people familiar with the situation.The previously unreported meeting occurred at Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion in September 2013, on the same day the couple accepted the Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award at The Pierre hotel and were photographed alongside then-Mayor Mike Bloomberg.The meeting would prove a turning point for

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Many colleges require vaccines immediately, but CSU and UC stick with plan to wait on FDA

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Sacramento State has its own Covid-19 vaccination clinic. Pending full FDA approval, vaccines will be required this fall at Sacramento State and other public universities throughout California.

Colleges and universities across California are making plans to require their students to be vaccinated for Covid-19 ahead of the fall term, but there are significant differences from one campus to the next.

Private universities like Chapman University and Loyola

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Did a University of Toronto Donor Block the Hiring of a Scholar for Her Writing on Palestine?

In late April, the Canadian Association of University Teachers, which unites a majority of college faculty in the country, took the extraordinary step of censuring the University of Toronto, Canada’s top-ranked institution of higher learning. The move amounts to a boycott: the association is asking members not to accept job offers or attend conferences at the school. The censure vote came at the end of a nearly eight-month controversy, which centers on a single rescinded job offer from a tiny program at a small school within a very large university. The entire affair, however, resides at the precise intersection of

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Breathing life into Britain’s life-sciences industry

A FEW YEARS ago, Seth Harrison, an American venture capitalist, was looking to open an office in Europe. The choice came down to Britain or Switzerland. “I got quite acquainted with the whole UK biotech scene,” he recalls. “The fantastic research ferment that occurs in the Golden Triangle. You know, the London, Cambridge, Oxford area…And I just said, ‘Wow, this reminds me of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 25 years ago.’”

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CoderZ Named SIIA Education Technology 2021 CODiE Award Finalist for The Best Coding and Computational Thinking Solution

DERRY, N.H. – May 6, 2021 – Once again, CoderZ has earned prestigious industry recognition, this time as a finalist in the Best Coding and Computational Thinking category for the SIIA Education Technology 2021 CODiE Awards program.

CoderZ is a powerful, self-paced virtual learning platform that is designed to teach students valuable principles of coding, robotics, and computational skills through the engaging and challenging context of robotics. As a cloud-based robotics and computer science program, CoderZ delivers four engaging courses for schools and districts to choose from – each uniquely developed to ignite students’ passion for STEM concepts and provide

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