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Diversifying tech: Black professionals are finding success in spite of the odds

Tech is an industry that's known for moving fast.

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China province to ban homework on apps for sake of pupils' eyesight

A Chinese province plans to ban teachers from assigning homework to be completed on cellphone apps. Limiting screen time is a concern in Asia.        

22 hours ago from USA today

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STEM Profs' Views on Intelligence May Affect Student Outcomes

Students, especially racial minorities, tend to perform worse when professors believe intelligence is fixed

Fri 15 Feb 19 from The Scientist

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Study finds multitasking increases in online courses compared to face-to-face

Kent State University Professor Andrew Lepp, Ph.D., remembers the incident well.

Thu 14 Feb 19 from

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Prejudice against darker skin continues to depress wages for legal immigrants: Study

Legal immigrants with darker skin are paid up to 25 percent less than otherwise comparable lighter-skinned immigrants, a wage penalty that widened significantly four years after these immigrants ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from

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Male teachers are most likely to rate highly in university student feedback

University students, like many in society, demonstrate bias against women and particularly women from non-English speaking backgrounds.

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Empty homes tax may be more effective than new builds at making housing more affordable

Empty homes tax has the potential to generate income for local governments, reduce demand from foreign investors and increase housing affordability, a study suggests.

Wed 13 Feb 19 from

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Dangerous school commutes lead to student absenteeism

The more crime that occurs along a student's way to school, the higher the likelihood that student will be absent, Johns Hopkins University researchers found.

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Slower runners benefit most from high-tech shoes, other elite methods

Think state-of-the-art shoes, performance diets and well-thought-out racing strategies are only for elite runners? Think again.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Medical Xpress

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