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Researchers develop health tech tool that can detect vital signs from a person’s face via video

A demonstration of a new system that uses video footage to collect pulse and heart rate information.At an international health conference this week, scientists with the University of Washington and Mi

California teens can go to an amusement park but can’t go to math class

Over one year into the coronavirus pandemic that rocked the economy and shut down in-person teaching, many students across California are still unable to receive in-person teaching.In Oakland, an agre

2 states putting students first, set standard for others

In West Virginia, that would barely register as a bump in the road.West Virginia has some of the best whitewater rafting.Legislators in Charleston and Tallahassee are on the verge of enacting educ

New curriculum mandates teaching atheism in public schools

A new curriculum for teaching religion in Wales mandates that atheism be given 'equal footing' with Christianity and any other faith.K.'s Christian Institute said the Welsh parliament has voted to r

Steven Spurrier, Who Upended Wine World With a Tasting, Dies at 79

Spurrier, he leveraged the tasting into different careers in wine, with both triumphs and failures.By 1980 he had opened two wine bars, Bistrot à Vin and the Blue Fox, as well as a restaurant, Moulin

Google Explains Featured Snippets Volatility

Featured Snippets Search VolatilityWas Featured Snippet Volatility Deliberate?Reasons for Changes in SearchFinding a Better Balance in the SERPsCitations.Google removed a great deal of featured snippe

LA Students Could Be Back In Classrooms Soon, If Tentative Deal Is Approved : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

Miriam De La Torre, an intervention specialist with LAUSD Charter ICEF Public Schools receives her first COVID-19 Moderna vaccination, earlier this month.toggle caption Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott marries Seattle science teacher

Dan Jewett and MacKenzie Scott.MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist whose fortune is tied to the early days of Amazon, has reportedly married Seattle science teacher Dan Jewett, according t

Reflections on a year of reporting on college journalism education

This week, my colleague Kristen Hare launched a project called “The Essential Workers,” which exists because of the work of journalism educators like you.Last year, two journalism professors laun

U.N. Exhibit Represents Millions Of Kids Who Have Missed School In Pandemic : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

School desks make up an exhibit called 'Pandemic Classroom' at the United Nations in New York City.Clary/AFP via Getty Images School desks make up an exhibit called 'Pandemic Classroom' at the United

Duke and UNC student media raised $76,000 for news by tapping into their schools’ basketball rivalry

For more than 100 years, the biggest rivalry in college basketball has played out in the pages of The Daily Tar Heel at UNC and The Chronicle at Duke.These two college media programs are as storied a

After 200% ARR growth in 2020, CourseKey raises $9M to digitize trade schools – TechCrunch

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and forced educational institutions to go virtual, many were scrambling to develop online or blended curriculums.CourseKey, a San Diego-based trade school management Saa