Advanced learning

Boston Public Schools Suspend Testing for Advanced Learning Classes; Concerns about program racial inequalities persist

A selective program for top performing fourth, fifth and sixth graders in Boston has suspended enrollment due to the pandemic and concerns about the fairness of the program, GBH News has learned. Superintendent Brenda Cassellius has recommended a one-year hiatus from the program, known as advanced working classes, saying the district will not continue the […]

Learning center

Medscape Education Launches Health Equity Learning Center for Healthcare Professionals

NEW YORK, February 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Medscape Education, the leading source of continuing medical education, has launched Elevate health equity – a learning center designed to raise awareness of biases in clinical care and barriers to providing optimal patient care, regardless of race / ethnicity, age, location, gender, socio-status -economic, disability or […]

Learning center

Life Learning Center designated local community recovery center by KY Opioid Response Effort

The Life Learning Center (LLC) was designated as a local Community Recovery Center (RCC) using grants from the Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE). Life Learning Center is a non-profit organization established in 2006 to provide an integrated holistic continuum of education and care facilitating transformational change, long-term employment and dignity for “at-risk” citizens of Northern […]

Learning center

Monmouth Medical Center, Monmouth University Open Simulation Learning Center

The Linda Grunin simulation lab and learning center, a partnership between Monmouth University and Monmouth Medical Center which provides simulation-based healthcare training, was recently celebrated with a groundbreaking ceremony at the West Long Branch facility. Providing state-of-the-art training for resident physicians and medical students at MMC, nurses at Monmouth University, medical assistants, occupational therapy students […]

Learning center

Launch of a crowdfunding campaign for an outdoor learning center called “Soo Locks Plaza”

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (MEDC / WLUC) – Sault St. Marie will benefit from an improved outdoor learning center with a new crowdfunding campaign, announced the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the Soo Locks Visitor Center Association. The campaign is offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity. If the campaign meets its crowdfunding goal of […]

Enhanced learning

LG supports improved learning facilities for 625 children in Machakos

Hundreds of learners, including some with disabilities in Machakos, will now benefit from an improved learning environment thanks to a project supported by LG Electronics in partnership with the non-profit association Habitat for Humanity Kenya (HFH Kenya). The initiative aims to improve learning infrastructure, water, sanitation and hygiene for 225 hearing-impaired children from Machakos School […]