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New surge in jobless claims in southeast Louisiana

Southeast Louisiana has seen a surge in new jobless claims after Hurricane Ida devastated the region, according to data from the Louisiana Workforce Commission. The state recorded more than 9,000 initial jobless claims for the week ending Sept. 4, an increase of more than 471% from the previous week, according …

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Richmond schools work to resolve reopening issues

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Just days after the start of the 2021-22 school year, officials at Richmond Public Schools (RPS) are addressing several issues facing the school division. The school board met on Monday evening to consider a busy agenda, which included a presentation from Superintendent Jason Kamras on plans …

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A new two-part documentary examines the genesis of

Bloomington, IN, September 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Solution Tree, a leading educational publisher and professional development provider, has announced the free online release of “The Origins of Professional Learning Communities” and “PLC at Work: The Beginning of the Practitioner’s Movement, ”a two-part documentary that tracks the evolution of the …

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Dig into data at high speed

Two Willamette students recently won second place in an international data science competition – an achievement the university hopes to see more of in the future. Oscar Wecker ’21 and Izzy Pfander ’21 Oscar Wecker ’22 and Izzy Pfander ’21 – respectively a major in anthropology and a double major …

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