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Superior Schooling minister says Alberta will assist with the relocation of 500 Athabasca College college workers

Alberta’s Superior Schooling minister says he’s keen to assist Athabasca College with no matter it desires — together with cash — to relocate 500 staff to the small city that is the college’s namesake however says the college has not stepped up.

“I have been provided to supply any form of help that the college wants. They have not requested for something,” Demetrios Nicolaides mentioned in a weekend interview.

Nicolaides mentioned his division beforehand requested the college for a concrete plan by June 30 to develop the bodily presence of the college within the city of two,800.

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House GOP Set for Year of Investigation

With a razor-thin majority in the House and no majority to speak of in the Senate, Republicans are hoping to punch above their weight in the coming year by focusing relentlessly on investigations they hope will do damage to a Democratic Party that’s riding high after the midterms — and expose international influence-peddling schemes, Big Tech corruption, and Chinese malfeasance in the process.

While it’s unclear whether House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy will have the 218 votes he needs to secure the speaker’s gavel as the House conventions today, he’s confident enough in his prospects that he’s laid out plans

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Lawsuit against USC education school alleges fraud in US News & World Report data

LOS ANGELES, CA-MAY 17, 2018: Tommy Trojan, officially known as the Trojan Shrine, is a life-size bronze statue of a Trojan warrior located on the USC campus in Los Angeles on May 17, 2018. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)

Former students filed a class action lawsuit alleging USC Rossier School of Education fraudulently advertised and inflated the graduate school’s online education programs. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

The University of Southern California’s education school was sued Tuesday by former students who claim that officials violated state law by falsely advertising the graduate program’s high online degree ranking, which was based in part on fraudulent data submitted to US News & World Report’s college rating list.

The class-action lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges that USC and 2U Inc., a technology company hired by the university to

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HCA Healthcare-owned Galen College of Nursing debuts Asheville campus

Health care students flank a practice station at Galen College of Nursing's new campus in Asheville.

Health care students flank a practice station at Galen College of Nursing’s new campus in Asheville.

ASHEVILLE – After first announcing the move in the spring of 2022, Galen College of Nursing has opened an Asheville location and is positioning itself as a future source of health care worker talent in Western North Carolina.

Officials cut the ribbon on the 16,900-square-foot campus at 30 Town Square Blvd. in Biltmore Park Dec. 15. Asheville’s is now part of a network of campuses in seven other states, all with a total of about 9,000 students.

HCA Healthcare — which bought Mission Health

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President Dina Boluarte refuses to resign amid a political crisis

Supporters of former Peruvian President Pedro Castillo block the Pan-American highway in the town of La Joya, Peru.  Photo: 16 December 2022

Supporters of impeached President Pedro Castillo have been blocking major roads across Peru

Peru’s President Dina Boluarte has ruled out resigning, saying it would not solve the political crisis sparked by the ousting of her predecessor, Pedro Castillo.

President Boluarte renewed her call for Congress to approve early elections, as a way to curb the street protests that have claimed more than 20 lives.

Congress has dismissed this proposal.

Demonstrators backing Mr Castillo want Ms Boluarte to go – as well as early elections and the closure of Congress.

Peru has been through years of political turmoil, with the latest

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Education Notebook: Parkview Health celebrates renovated student lab at Randallia site | Schools

Renovations to a student laboratory have made it possible for Parkview Health to train more people for a lesser-known career field that has a significant effect on patient care, a news release said.

The classrooms and offices at the lower level of Parkview Hospital Randallia were also remodeled, allowing the Parkview Medical Laboratory Science program to admit up to 20 students a year, the release said. It noted the program previously could accept nine pupils annually.

Its focus is to prepare students to pass their exams for national certification, which is required by most employers, the release said.

Along with

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Swiss Engineering Group ABB Fined $4.3 Million

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss engineering and technology group ABB has been fined 4 million Swiss francs ($4.3 million) by the country’s Attorney General in connection with a bribery case in South Africa.

The Attorney General’s office on Friday said the penalty was imposed on ABB for “not having taken all necessary and reasonable organizational provisions in order to prevent bribery payments to foreign officials in South Africa”.

ABB and South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) this week reached an agreement that the company will pay reparations for its involvement in state corruption, the crime agency said on Thursday.

The company

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Public Education Foundation accepts scholarship applications

The Public Education Foundation is accepting applications for more than $5 million in college scholarships.

Current Clark County high school seniors and college students are invited to apply until Jan. 31. More than 900 scholarships are available.

“Hundreds of generous donors within our community are making it possible for our students to pursue their post-secondary dreams,” Foundation CEO Rich Broome said in a news release Tuesday. “We applaud their incredible efforts and invite others to join us as we support our students on their paths to future success.”

The foundation has been awarded about $27 million in college scholarships to

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