Canada is good or bad, based solely on you, your age, your family commitments, and your desire tocope with challenges. It’s NOT AT ALL A CAKEWALK as exhibited or debated in India. All who relocates is not that always happy. In our view, it’s worth going whether you’re beginning your career or before the age […]
How do people manage to go out and work in deadly Canadian winters? Winter is not “deadly” in most of Canada. Not most of the time, at least. It’s all fatal if you’re unprepared for it. Near the northern U.S. border, most Canadians live and work, so winters are no harsher than the upper New […]
In New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Carmen Fariña, the schools chancellor, have disappointed school diversity advocates by failing to make integration a priority. The set-asides plan, approved by Ms. Fariña in November, was the first attempt at addressing the issue across multiple schools.
With many educators pushing for students to use resources on the Internet with class work, the federal government is now grappling with a stark disparity in access to technology, between students who have high-speed Internet at home and an estimated five million families who are without it and who are struggling to keep up.
The school system tapped borrowed money to make a $634 million, state-mandated fiscal 2015 payment to the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund by a June 30 deadline. It also announced $200 million in spending cuts last month that include the elimination of 1,400 jobs.
Talks with the retirement fund over giving the district a $500 million break on its fiscal 2016 pension payment ended without a deal.
Designers at Valencia-based start up Closca design have made a meaningful first impression with the debut of Closca Fuga, an urban bicycle helmet that resolves the unfortunate clash between self-protection and self-expression. “Tour de France refugee.”JEFFREY VEEN