Black boys are more likely than white students to be identified as potentially in need of special education.
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Researchers found that students are being judged by their race and gender, not how well they do math.
In the city of London, security cameras can even be found in cemeteries. In 2021 the mayor’s office launched an effort to establish guidelines for research around emerging technology.
As states and nations struggle to regulate growing AI use, municipal authorities are often leading the way. An emerging paradigm known as AI Localism can help us better define the way forward.
Maywood Riverfront Park was built on the site of eight former industrial properties in Los Angeles County.
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Climate change is colliding with old factory sites where soil or water contamination still exist, and the most vulnerable populations are particularly at risk.
The Clinton-era ban on assault weapons ushered in a period of fewer mass shooting deaths.
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Analysis of the 10 years in which the US banned sales of assault weapons shows that it correlates with a drop in mass shooting deaths – a trend that reversed as soon as the ban expired.
We can’t let communities face climate change alone. We must get better at adapting to the new climate, and do it before disasters not during.
Zero-sum competitive environments that set up winners and losers may be less appealing to women.
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A focus on raw intellectual talent may unintentionally create a cutthroat workplace culture. New research suggests women’s preference to avoid that environment may contribute to gender gaps in some fields.
Social distancing left Westminster’s House of Commons virtually empty at times.
Social distancing, lockdowns and emergency powers changed the way elected representatives operated in the pandemic.
The findings indicates natural disasters such as the current floods in southeastern Australia can influence election results.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela on his 91st birthday in 2009.
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The death of Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu in 2021 has triggered renewed frustrations over the elusiveness of a “new” South Africa.
To Ono, imaginative acts were a form of survival.
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Ono’s commitment to regenerative rituals is instructive in an era of turmoil and instability.
Such a dramatic rise in extreme heat days is not inevitable. If global warming is limited to 1.5℃ this century, Western Sydney will have fewer than 17 days of 35℃ per year.
This new exhibition draws from the National Film and Sound archives and beyond to look at local success on the international stage.
People concerned with voting rights gathered to commemorate the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
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Voting rights are the subject of intense conflict between Democrats and Republicans. Does the degree of political outrage match the threat to voting rights?
A life reconstruction of
Australopithecus sediba commissioned by the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History.
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Studying the lower back allows researchers to understand how the species’ anatomy was adapted for different kinds of movement.
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A reworking of the 1892 Henry Lawson short story, this film is a subversive survival story.
More than half of the top 250 U.S. colleges and universities offer legacy admissions.
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Elite universities have been giving special preference to children of prior graduates for more than a century. Has the time come for that practice to stop? A sociologist weighs in.
We need to urgently address the gaps in Australia’s capacity to manage disasters that have widened since climate adaptation was relegated to the back burner.
Does Fed Chair Jerome Powell have the tools to tackle racial disparities?
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Central bankers are expected to discuss the racial income and wealth gaps during the virtual Jackson Hole retreat. But an economist argues that the Fed is not suited for addressing these issues.
Covid-19 vaccination strategies have been affected by supply woes.
The COVID-19 vaccination programme requires stringent data collection and transparency.
Countries that adopt ethnic recognition go on to experience less violence, more economic vitality, and more democratic politics.
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On average, countries that adopt ethnic recognition experience less violence, more economic vitality, and more democratic politics.