West Philadelphia public data center is a model for digital justice and literacy | Office of Adult Education – City of Philadelphia (.gov) | Team Cansler

What is a public data center? Public data centers are computer rooms that are open to the public free of charge. There are many public data centers throughout Philadelphia that are open at different times. In addition to free access to computers, many public data centers also offer additional services such as digital literacy courses. … Read more

Expert tips for evaluating startups | The Reynolds Center – Reynolds Center | Team Cansler

Covering startups can be exciting and frustrating at the same time. The latest billion-dollar startup can become the hottest topic in business and tech media overnight and its founder the latest celebrity sensation. But most of the information that journalists use to assess the health of companies, such as multiple years of audited financial statements, … Read more

Variety wins 26 National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, with Journalist of the Year awards for Tim Gray, Jem Aswad – Variety | Team Cansler

diversity won 26 National Art and Entertainment Journalism Awards, including an entertainment publication for its 115th anniversary issue, Gamechangers, and two Journalist of the Year awards: Senior Vice President Tim Gray for print and Assistant Music Editor Jem Aswad for online. The venerable entertainment magazine received 98 nominations. The Los Angeles Press Club awards for … Read more

DOE plan for virtual school is rejected by board for lack of details – Honolulu Civil Beat | Team Cansler

The Hawaii Board of Education on Thursday rejected a proposal by the state Department of Education to create a statewide virtual school for students in grades K-12, citing a lack of rigor in implementing the plan. The DOE needs board approval before proceeding with the proposal. The plan called for spending $5.4 million in the … Read more

DOE plan for virtual school is rejected by board for lack of details – Honolulu Civil Beat | Team Cansler

The Hawaii Board of Education on Thursday rejected a proposal by the state Department of Education to create a statewide virtual school for students in grades K-12, citing a lack of rigor in implementing the plan. The DOE needs board approval before proceeding with the proposal. The plan called for spending $5.4 million in the … Read more

Homeschooling Rises During Pandemic as an Alternative to Distance Learning – Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal | Team Cansler

Over the past year, the pandemic has forced students into virtual learning. Life has been disrupted during a global shutdown and parents have had to navigate their children’s online classes without many resources to help them. For some parents, however, there was a silver lining — COVID-19 acted as a catalyst for many parents whose … Read more

Curriculum Transparency Bill Divides Michigan Lawmakers – Chalkbeat Detroit | Team Cansler

Should Michigan school districts be required to publicly release syllabuses, textbooks, literature, research projects, writing assignments, and field trips planned for the year by the first day of school? Republican supporters of House Bill 5722 say yes, arguing that the release of those articles will lead to greater transparency between schools and parents. Critics say … Read more

What does test-optional mean for US college applications? – Times Higher Education | Team Cansler

The SAT and ACT are well-known features of the US college application process, but in recent years many universities have opted to make the test optional. This means that students are no longer required to submit their SAT and ACT scores in support of their application when applying to a US university. But what does … Read more

Homeschooling Rises During Pandemic as an Alternative to Distance Learning – Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal | Team Cansler

Over the past year, the pandemic has forced students into virtual learning. Life has been disrupted during a global shutdown and parents have had to navigate their children’s online classes without many resources to help them. For some parents, however, there was a silver lining — COVID-19 acted as a catalyst for many parents whose … Read more