To Combat the ‘COVID Slide,’ Tutoring Program Pairs Elementary Schoolers with College Students

Michelle Lamont’s 7-year-old daughter, Savannah, was already struggling with studying when her faculty shut down on account of the coronavirus pandemic in March. The extended closures—and in her case, lack of any formal instruction—solely exacerbated the drawback. Shortly after Savannah’s faculty, situated in the rural city of Hampshire, Tenn., transitioned to distant studying, employees mailed […]

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EU blocks funding for cities declaring themselves LGBT-free zones

In asserting the choice on Thursday, the European Commission mentioned it was affirming that the union stands for equality for all folks. “EU values and fundamental rights must be respected by Member States and state authorities,” European Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli, wrote on Twitter. “This is why six town-twinning applications involving Polish authorities that […]

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