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Mahopac undecided on name change but withholds logo from field re-do

MAHOPAC − Anticipating the possibility “Indians” may be dropped as the nickname of the district’s athletic teams, the Mahopac Board of Education Tuesday night agreed that only an “M” will be at the center of an artificial turf field that’s being replaced, instead of the current logo, which is an M, with an arrow and

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The Nevada Board of Regents adopted a new definition of anti-Semitism

The Nevada Board of Regents voted Friday to adopt a new definition for anti-Semitism to use in anti-bias and anti-discrimination training at all of its higher education institutions. As part of an update to its policies that will require Nevada’s colleges and universities to establish diversity training every two years, the board also adopted a

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Appearance-Based Discrimination Costs The US Economy Over $500B Annually, Dove Study Finds

Dove has released a comprehensive report revealing the true costs of harmful beauty standards. The Real Cost of Beauty Ideals (RCOBI) report, created in partnership with Deloitte Economics and the TH Chan School of Public Health and STRIPED at Harvard, revealed 66 million people living in the United States in 2019 experienced body dissatisfaction and

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School board moves closer to finish line on anti-racism policy

Sept. 29—Members of the Frederick County Board of Education on Wednesday discussed their vision for the system’s policy on racism. The current draft policy is four pages long and outlines how Frederick County Public Schools should handle racial bias on an individual and systemic level. It calls on board members to “engage in regular, candid

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UNICEF Urges Action To Transform Education, End Learning Poverty

How severe is the global learning crisis? Only a third of all 10-year-olds are able to read and understand a simple written story. Children attend class at a UNICEF-supported school in Mbandaka, in the Equatorial Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. © UNICEF/UN0507549/Dejongh As a result of the worst shock to education and

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