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The Iowa State Capitol building July 31 in Des Moines. MEG MCLAUGHLIN Courier Des Moines Bureau More than $11.5 million in federal relief funding is available to assist public school districts in providing mental health support and other wraparound services to pre-K-12 students. The money also will support community college efforts in expanding programming to …

Southern Door School District was recently one of 127 Wisconsin school districts to receive a TEACH Information Technology Infrastructure Grant, as did 15 libraries around the state. The $28,506 in grant funds will be used to improve technology infrastructure at Southern Door.  “The district applied for the TEACH Grant to help provide our students and …

Donald Trump exploded at fellow Republicans calling them “stone cold losers” in a rant at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, US outlets reported overnight. The former president, speaking Saturday to members of the Republican National Committee, called for party unity in the wake of his loss to Joe Biden and the party’s loss of Senate …

President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation John G. Palfrey ’94 spoke to Harvard Law School students about the intersections of technology and public interest — a topic he said is increasingly relevant as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — on Monday. The lecture also featured three first-year law students …

SAN ANTONIO – A man who was caught on camera breaking into a car in the parking lot of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has been arrested in connection with credit card fraud, according to authorities. Bryan Munns, 42, was charged for credit card abuse, a state felony, following the …

The Union R-XI School District’s board recently approved several technology upgrades for the district. The district is buying 850 Dell Chromebook laptop computers ahead of schedule because of anticipated microchip shortages, said Matt Jones, district technology coordinator. The purchase was made from CDW Government of Chicago. “There are devices in stock, and we’ve had several …

The photo’s title: “Harvard Class Day — Class Day at Harvard, Klans Klass 21 — have fun.” When Simon J. Levien found the image last spring, he dove into reporting that resulted in a 4,500-word feature published last week in the Harvard Crimson, culminating nearly a year of research. Though the 20-year-old was prompted by …

The ground breaking ceremony at Adrian Burnett starts at 11 a.m. and the Lonsdale ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m. KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. — Knox county schools will break ground on two new buildings Monday.  Both buildings will be replacement schools for Lonsdale Elementary and Adrian Burnett Elementary.  The ground breaking ceremony at Adrian Burnett …

The National Sample Survey (NSS) data shows that only 12.5% of the households of students in India have internet access at home, with a sharp urban-rural divide — 27% have access in urban areas and only 5% in rural areas. Synopsis ​​5G networks are around the corner, and they have the potential to transform the …

When the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a statewide lockdown a year ago, schools and educators scrambled to make a transition to online instruction. Rhonda Rabbitt, the dean of Wilkes University’s School of Education, said the pandemic created what she calls “a problatunity.” “I believe that right now we are in the middle of a probletunity,” …