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    An Ivy League school has dropped its investigation into medical students after it accused them of cheating during online examinations. The Dean of Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine apologised to the 17 students that were charged with cheating in March in an email to the school community. 'I have apologized to the students for what they have been through and...
    Dartmouth College has accused 17 medical students of cheating in remote exams after tracking their online activity without their knowledge. The prestigious Ivy League college used its Canvas learning management system to conduct an audit of student's use of electronic devices after receiving a complaint of possible cheating from a faculty member. Canvas is an online platform for teaching and...
    Learning to read is one of the first opportunities children have to develop their minds, learn about the world, and become happy, well-rounded people.  This skill alone creates the foundation upon which we learn nearly all other knowledge and disciplines.   In light of the breakdown in our school systems – especially large urban systems that fail to educate a high percentage of poorer children – coupled with mass school closures...
    Theodor Seuss Geisel was aboard a ship from Europe to New York in the summer of 1936 when he started writing rhymes to entertain himself amid a storm. Those rhymes eventually turned into his first children’s book, “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” and began Geisel’s career as the beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss.
    For nearly two decades, Read Across America, the nation’s largest celebration of literacy, was built around the work of one writer. It’s no coincidence that the annual event, launched by the National Education Association in 1998, kicks off on March 2, the birthday of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, who died in La Jolla in 1991. Typically, young readers join...
    DR Seuss is the news after his books were snubbed from Read Across America day amid accusations of having “strong racial undertones”. The author, real name Theodor Seuss Geisel, was married his wife Audrey, who was the overseer of his estate and guardian of his legacy after he died 1991 3Audrey and her husbandCredit: Rex Features Who was Dr Seuss'...
    Tuesday, March 2, marks National Read Across America Day, which also coincides with famous children’s author Dr. Seuss’ birthday.  The mind behind such beloved children’s characters as The Cat in the Hat, The Grinch and The Lorax was commemorated by the National Education Association by making his birthday synonymous with his life’s work – getting kids into reading through sheer entertainment....
    One of Dr. Seuss’ stepdaughters insisted to The New York Post on Tuesday that the world-famous children’s author was no racist — and that she hopes his six controversial kiddie books yanked from publication will be back. "There wasn’t a racist bone in that man’s body — he was so acutely aware of the world around him and cared so much,’’ Lark Grey...
    Dr. Seuss’ publisher’s decision to stop selling some of his beloved books appears unlikely to put a dent in his estate’s bottom line. The beloved children’s author born Theodor Seuss Geisel raked in $33 million last year, making him the world’s second-highest-paid dead celebrity behind music legend Michael Jackson, according to Forbes’ calculations. Geisel’s posthumous earnings have reportedly skyrocketed from...
    More On: Dr. Seuss Here’s how much scrapped Dr. Seuss books are going for online The doctor is out! Six Seuss titles yanked amid racism uproar Biden removes mention of Dr. Seuss from Read Across America Day ‘Oh, The Places They Won’t Go’: Va. school bigs refuse to tout Dr. Seuss, alleging books’ ‘racial undertones’ One of Dr. Seuss’...
    Loading the player... Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author’s legacy said Tuesday. “These books portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong,” Dr. Seuss...
    A Virginia school system has removed children’s books by famed author Dr. Seuss from its annual Read Across America program over charges that his books have “strong racial undertones.” Dr. Seuss, whose real name is Theodor Geisel, is famed for classics including Horton Hears a Who, The Grinch, and Green Eggs and Ham, but the Loudon County school system now...
    Tuesday is a special day for fans of children's books. Theodor Seuss Geisel, known around the world as the beloved children's author Dr. Seuss, who was born on this day 117 years ago.His birthday is now recognized as Read Across America Day, where children all over the country celebrate their love of reading and learning.We're celebrating Dr. Seuss with five...
    A Virginia school system has accused Dr. Seuss books of 'strong racial undertones' following a report which said author Theodor Geisel's stories featured 'orientalism, anti-blackness and white supremacy'.  Loudoun schools spokesman Wayde B. Byard confirmed to The Washington Post that they have 'shifted the emphasis' of March 2 Read Across America day to not only celebrate the much loved children's stories...
    LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Three new gifts totaling $3.35 million will go toward cancer immunotherapy research and teaching at a New Hampshire cancer center. The funds will help accelerate the development of multiple, promising, next-generation immunotherapies, which harness a patient’s own immune system, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center. “These drugs take the brakes off the immune system and allow...
    Roughly 20,000 people gathered without face masks or adherence to social distancing measures on August 1 in Berlin, Germany, to protest coronavirus restrictions. Now, Berlin officials are banning anti-restriction protests planned for this weekend, infuriating many of the country's far-right supporters.  The Assembly Authority enacted the ban on Wednesday, saying "police would take consistent action if large crowds should nevertheless...
    German authorities are banning protests in Berlin weeks after massive demonstrations against coronavirus restrictions filled the streets of the capital city. Andreas Geisel, Berlin's top security official, said on Wednesday that the need to counter the spread of the coronavirus had forced officials in the country to revise the rights of citizens to protest. "We need to weigh the basic...
    BERLIN (AP) – Authorities in Berlin on Wednesday banned several protests planned for the weekend against coronavirus pandemic measures. The protests have drawn support from the German far right. Officials said that those protesting would likely have breached rules on social distancing designed to stop the spread of the virus. Germany has seen an upswing in infections in recent weeks...
    BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Berlin on Wednesday banned several protests planned for the weekend against coronavirus pandemic measures. The protests have drawn support from the German far right. Officials said that those protesting would likely have breached rules on social distancing designed to stop the spread of the virus. Germany has seen an upswing in infections in recent weeks...
    BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Berlin on Wednesday banned several protests planned for the weekend against coronavirus pandemic measures. The protests have drawn support from the German far right. Officials said that those protesting would likely have breached rules on social distancing designed to stop the spread of the virus. Germany has seen an upswing in infections in recent weeks...
    A 30-year-old Iraqi-born man drove his vehicle into several motorcycles on a Berlin highway Tuesday evening, injuring six people, in what German authorities said was an Islamist-inspired terror attack, according to reports. “According to the current state of our investigation we assume this was an Islamist-motivated attack,” said Berlin’s senator for the interior, Andreas Geisel. “A religiously motivated background cannot...
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