Low attendance seen in many reopened NYC schools, data shows

More On: department of education Parents seethe at bogus ‘kid pro quo’ credit offer from NYC mayoral hopeful NYC principal under fire for urging parents to ‘stay with’ remote learning Success Academy says city won’t provide space for Queens kids despite availability Beacon principal scolds parents for ‘disrespectful’ messages While Mayor de Blasio trumpets his school reopening as a major

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The many strange names of New Zealand: From Wet Jacket Arm to Hoon Hay, what’s with our oddball place names?

Karolin Potter doesn’t laugh as much now when she takes the slow sweep south along Lyttelton Street before crossing the Heathcote River and leaving her home suburb of Spreydon for neighbouring Hoon Hay. She used to. “I’m not a Christchurch native, so when we moved here we thought it was absolutely hilarious. Hoon Hay – what a name! “It was

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Why So Many Women Are Forced to Lie About Terminating Wanted Pregnancies

With Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing underway to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court, the national conversation has again turned to abortion rights. While Barrett refuses to give her position on Roe v. Wade, she has criticized the landmark case in the past and her record suggests she’d be a reliable vote to limit access, including restricting

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Why ARE so many coronavirus victims from ethnic minorities?

Why ARE so many coronavirus victims from ethnic minorities? Fifty black and Asian NHS faces of the coronavirus tragedy highlight ‘devastating disparity’ as figures show 72% of healthcare fatalities are BAME BAME patients make up overwhelming majority of the healthcare victims  Nearly three quarters of NHS staff who died from virus from ethnic minorities  Government has launched an investigation into

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