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‘Teacher of the year’ makes a statement for Pride Month in photo with Trump

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Rhode Island’s best teacher didn’t turn down his opportunity to meet the president of the United States — but he did make a statement about his values.

How tablets are transforming the lives of young refugees in sub-Saharan Africa

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Fugia is only a teenager, but her sense of ambition is tangible. Just 15 years old, she has plans to be a doctor, and she understands education is the surest path to achieving her dream.

But getting an education isn’t easy. Fugia, whose parents are Somalian, is a refugee growing up in Kakuma, the largest refugee camp in existence, located in Kenya. Both logistical and cultural obstacles have prevented her from learning.

“This community of ours was not supporting the girls’ education,” she

Oculus installing free VR systems in nearly 100 California libraries

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Here’s a novel approach to getting high-end virtual reality to the public: Make it free.

Would-be Harvard students shipped to School of Hard Knocks after offensive memes

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If you’re hoping to attend a university after graduating high school, you might wanna seriously think before you meme. Moreover, if you thought life within the ostensible privacy of secured Facebook pages has no bearing on the future of one’s education—let alone one at the place Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook—you definitely want to take a step back from the keyboard.

Would-be Harvard students shipped to School of Hard Knocks after offensive memes

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If you’re hoping to attend a university after graduating high school, you might wanna seriously think before you meme. Moreover, if you thought life within the ostensible privacy of secured Facebook pages has no bearing on the future of one’s education—let alone one at the place Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook—you definitely want to take a step back from the keyboard.

This is maybe the best online resume tool yet

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The tedious work of assembling tailored resum

How to pivot your career into the healthcare field

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Between now and 2024, the healthcare field is projected to experience the fastest employment growth, which is creating opportunities for people who are passionate about healthcare and considering a career in the industry.

Why a career change into teaching may be the best fit for you

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Microsoft Whiteboard is the virtual collaboration tool we’ve been dreaming of

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One of the highlights of Microsoft’s freshly announced Surface Pro tablet is new Surface Pen.

It looks exactly like the old pen, but Microsoft reengineered it to amp up the pressure sensitivity, add tilt awareness, and radically reduce latency so the digital ink looks as if its flowing right out of the real pen tip.

“People wanted to write as accurately and small as on paper,” said Steven Bathiche, distinguished scientist, Microsoft Applied Sciences, who showed me how all the new technology…

People are loving this teen’s kind gesture during class

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We’re deep into May, so any poor teen still stuck in high school is barely hanging on.