TeleTracking Technologies, Firm Running Coronavirus Database, Refuses to Answer Senators’ Questions

And one month into the new arrangement, there are questions about how useful the new database is. The Covid Tracking Project, a heavily used resource, reported this week that the federal data are “unreliable.” In comparing hospitalization data reported by the state and federal governments, the project has found large discrepancies in certain states. “We […]

Parents Turn to ‘Pods’ for School During Pandemic

Shauna Causey, Weekdays Micro-schools, Seattle. Lian Chang, parent, San Francisco. JPB Gerald, doctoral student who researches racism and white supremacy in education, Queens, NY. Shayla R. Griffin, PhD, co-founder, Justice Leaders Collaborative; author, Those Kids, Our Schools and Race Dialogues, Detroit. Andrew Lefkowits, host, Integrated Schools podcast, Denver. Marnie Weinstein, educational consultant, Washington, D.C. Integrated […]

Jason Sudeikis Plays Nice on Apple TV+ Series Ted Lasso | TV/Streaming

Not that “Ted Lasso” tries to be anything it’s not—the opening title card is a perfect encapsulation. Sudeikis’ coach—removed from being an NBC Sports shorts mockumentary character and now in a feel-good plot—sits in an empty stadium while a wistful Marcus Mumford song plays. Lasso’s presence has a holy effect, turning graffitied blue chairs into clean […]

EASY Apple Pie Filling Recipe

By Jamielyn Nye – Posted August 4, 2020 – Updated August 14, 2020 Homemade apple pie filling is perfect for all your fall baking this year! Great for pies, crisps, cakes and more. This delicious recipe is one of my favorite holiday staples! This flavorful filling can be used for so many different apple desserts. […]

Thousands swarm Belarus streets to protest police violence during peaceful demonstrations

Thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of Minsk, the capital city of Belarus, to protest police violence against peaceful demonstrators earlier this week after a disputed presidential election. Police reportedly sought to ease angry demonstrators by releasing 2,000 jailed protestors Friday. Belarussians marched this week in the capital shouting “Go Away” to President Alexander Lukashenko, and demanded […]