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Taipei recommends virtual classes at primary, secondary schools May 23-27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government on Wednesday (May 18) recommended that primary and secondary schools switch to virtual classes next week to avoid the expected COVID-19 peak. ...

Guatemala's much-criticized top prosecutor seeks 2nd term

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Once the envy of Central America for anticorruption efforts that took down a sitting president, Guatemala’s attorney general’s office in recent years has been accused of blocking...

Push For Tech Reskilling Opens Up New Prospects For Workers in Singapore

Job seekers and career switchers ride the digitalisation wave to land new roles and more opportunities with acquired skills58% increase in tech training places since the start of the pandemicSINGAPOR...

Taiwan performing arts center offers background photos for online meetings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Theater and Concert Hall has created eight photos to be used as backgrounds in online meetings. The National Theater and Concert Hall (NTCH) wan...

Taiwan professor teaching economics class on Twitch suddenly attracts 16K viewers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A university professor in central Taiwan was met with over 16,000 uninvited attendees at his teaching session originally designed for 54 students. Yang Yi-nung (楊奕農), a...

NFL stars joined students in virtual chats about racism

For several NFL stars, speaking out against social injustice meant speaking to youngsters about racism. Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, Titans running back Derrick Henry, Seahawks re...

Louisiana district suspends more students for online weapons

HARVEY, La. (AP) — A Louisiana school district that faced a backlash for suspending a student after a teacher saw a BB gun in his room during a virtual class has suspended at least three other student...

Malcolm Jenkins says therapy helps him cope with stress

Malcolm Jenkins is passionate about many subjects, including mental health awareness. Going to weekly therapy helps him cope with stress and he wants young men to know it’s not a weakness. ...

HBCU president: Student's BB gun suspension should be voided

HARVEY, La. (AP) — The president of a historically Black college has asked a Louisiana school superintendent to revoke the punishment of a fourth grader who was suspended from school because his teach...

Guatemala teacher pedals classroom to students in pandemic

SANTA CRUZ DEL QUICHE, Guatemala (AP) — When the novel coronavirus closed Guatemala’s schools in mid-March, teacher Gerardo Ixcoy invested his savings in a secondhand, adult tricycle. ...

Virus forced schools online, but many students didn't follow

SAN DIEGO (AP) — During the first week that her San Diego public school was shuttered to slow the spread of the coronavirus, not one of Elise Samaniego's students logged on to her virtual classroom. ...

School districts take unplanned plunge into online learning

NEW YORK (AP) — In a whirlwind week, teachers came up with digital versions of everything from high-school English discussions to kindergarten gym classes, city officials scrambled to find laptops for...