By Dave Trabert for RealClearPolicy School boards across the nation are gushing over their devotion to equality and their determination to stamp out racism, but until they stop ignoring their own systemic educational discrimination for low-income kids and students of color, their words are merely political posturing. According to the 2019 National Assessment of Educational
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Two female former staffers at the multi-Bafta-winning independent production company behind Netflix’s The Crown have accused it of badly mishandling a complaint about a male senior executive who sexually and physically assaulted them following a work event. Holly Bourdillon and Laura Johnston were freelancers for Left Bank Pictures, which is part-owned by Sony. They were
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Police in Peru used “unnecessary and excessive force” during protests in the capital last November challenging the legitimacy of the interim President, the UN Human Rights Office found, in a January 2021 report. Meanwhile, supporters of socialist Pedro Castillo and conservative Keiko Fujimori took to the streets on Saturday June 19, as tensions rose over
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Credit: David Wall Getty Images Advertisement SETI, as a modern astronomical endeavor, dating to 1959 (first paper) and 1960 (first observation). Modern UFO sightings date to the late 1940s. Though superficially similar, the two fields in practice have had virtually nothing to do with one another. SETI usually requires a graduate degree in astronomy, and
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Dhruv Bhutani / Android Authority “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” ’ Arthur C. Clarke. A decade and more of writing about smartphones can leave you jaded but I am inclined to believe that many would agree with me: smartphones are rarely ever exciting anymore. Ever-increasing charging speeds, even more megapixels, higher refresh
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Germany’s competition authority, the FCO, has completed its Big Tech GAFA ’bingo’ card by opening a proceeding against Apple. As with similar investigations already opened this year ’ into Amazon, Facebook and Google ’ the proceeding will determine whether or not the iPhone maker meets the threshold of Germany’s updated competition law. The 10th amendment
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Fintech startup Revolut has filed some financial results and is sharing details with the press. In 2020, the company reported $361 million in revenue (£261 million) ’ that’s a 57% increase compared to 2019 revenue of $229 million (£166 million). Interestingly, those revenue figures have been adjusted to include fair value gains on cryptocurrency assets
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Quick Suzy is likely to head for the Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket next before heading out to Del Mar for the Breeders’ Cup. Bought by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners in a sale facilitated by bloodstock agent Joseph Burke, the daughter of Profitable is to stay with Gavin Cromwell for the rest of the year. Quick
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Teddy Sheringham and Robbie Fowler sat down with Sky Sports News as part of a special Boys of ’96 series to relive their memories from that summer, including Paul Gascoigne’s miss against Germany and those penalty shootouts. In the series, reporter Mark McAdam is on a mission to speak to every member of the 22-man
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Tom Youngs swore at referee Ian Tempest after the Tigers suffered a 26-23 Premiership defeat to Bristol Bears earlier this month; the 34-year-old must complete a refereeing course and referee two community age-grade matches as part of his punishment By PA Media Last Updated: 21/06/21 1:12pm Tom Youngs’ rant came after Leicester’s contentious loss to
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Meet the Love Islanders 2021: A Nando’s waitress, civil servant, Princess Beatrice’s wedding host and the show’s first ever disabled contestant are CONFIRMED for new series Love Island bosses have released the names of the contestants headed to the 2021 series Early names announced included Nando’s waitress Liberty Poole, 21, civil servant Sharon Gaffka, 25,
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Brodie Retallick is back in the All Blacks squad after his sabbatical while David Havili gets his first call up since 2019 Last Updated: 21/06/21 12:18pm Sam Whitelock to lead out the All Blacks against Fiji and Tonga Ian Foster has turned to Sam Whitelock to captain the All Blacks in place of the injured
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Key events Show 11.50am BST 11:50 Sturgeon suggests Burnham’s attack on Scotland’s Manchester travel ban primarily motivated by his Labour leadership ambitions 10.28am BST 10:28 Government postpones ’do or die’ meeting on social care in England 10.23am BST 10:23 Swinney defends Scotland’s ban on non-essential travel to and from Manchester 9.48am BST 09:48 Hancock confirms
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