Monthly Archives: June 2022

New federal gun and mental health law: UM experts react

FACULTY Q&A Following President Biden’s signing of a new bipartisan Safe Communities Act that emphasizes gun injury prevention, school safety and mental health services, experts from the University of Michigan reacted to the intent and provisions of the law. Justin Heinze and Hsing Fang Hsieh are co-investigators at the National …

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Israel eases abortion law restrictions after Roe v. Wade decision

Placeholder while loading article actions JERUSALEM — Israel made abortion easier in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, a move which the country’s health minister said set back women’s rights “a hundred years”. The new policy, approved by an overwhelming majority in the parliamentary …

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2022-06-27 | NYSE:INST | Press release

Study highlight reveals many parents might not understand how academically behind students are SALT LAKE CITY, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Structurethe creators of Canvas, today released their 2022 State of K-12 Teaching and Learning research report, which provides an overview of the latest trends in K-12 education. As educators …

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Instructure publishes annual research on the state of K-12 teaching and learning that explores the new normal of education in American schools

Study highlight reveals many parents might not understand how academically behind students are SALT LAKE CITY, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Structurethe creators of Canvas, today released their 2022 State of K-12 Teaching and Learning research report, which provides an overview of the latest trends in K-12 education. As educators …

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Instructure releases annual St – GuruFocus.com

Study highlight reveals many parents might not understand how academically behind students are SALT LAKE CITY, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Structurethe creators of Canvas, today released their 2022 State of K-12 Teaching and Learning research report, which provides an overview of the latest trends in K-12 education. As educators …

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US faces fresh protests over abortion laws after gun law gets less attention

House ” International ” US faces fresh protests over abortion laws after gun law gets less attention By Ashok Nilakantan New York, June 26 (SocialNews.XYZ) Americans are up in arms again, this time over the Supreme Court’s 6-3 verdict in Roe Vs Wade that strips a woman’s legal right to …

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Tech Data partners with Instructure to amplify the power of education in India

House ” General ” Tech Data partners with Instructure to amplify the power of education in India India Business WireTech Data, a TD SYNNEX company, today announced a partnership with Instructure to bring its learning solutions to India. Instructure powers the world’s smartest classrooms and its products are used by …

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Texas Abortion Law: Your Questions Answered

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers informed about Texas’ most essential news. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down constitutional abortion protections in a much-anticipated ruling on Friday that will dramatically affect access to reproductive health care in Texas and beyond. Here are some answers to …

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Pellerin: The real threat of the “freedom convoy” concerns social norms

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Everyone has the right to demonstrate, but we must not tolerate threatening democratic institutions and the rule of law Publication date : June 24, 2022 • 1 day ago • 3 minute read • 16 comments Protesters sit in a hot tub on Wellington Street in front …

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Canada’s racist social norms — and how we can change them

In a Facebook group, a white woman responds to a post about new government funding for clean water on an Indigenous reservation, complaining that Indigenous people already receive too much support and should take better care of themselves. At a bar, a man of European descent joins in a discussion …

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TimelyMD and Instructure expand access to virtual care through Canvas LMS

FORT WORTH, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Timely®the first virtual health and wellness solution in higher education, and Structurethe creator of Canvas Learning Management Systemtoday announced a partnership to expand access to virtual care for students. Through seamless integration, learners at schools served by both TimelyMD and Instructure will now have access to much-needed …

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Synagogue Files Lawsuit Challenging Florida’s New Abortion Law

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — A Boynton Beach synagogue has filed a lawsuit alleging that Governor Ron DeSantis’ recent bill banning most abortions after 15 weeks violates Jewish religious freedom rights and protections of privacy permitted in the Florida constitution. The lawsuit, filed by Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor on June 17 in …

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Carolyn Hax: Picky-eater sister-in-law is ‘maddening to be there’

Placeholder while loading article actions Dear Caroline: To say my sister-in-law is a picky eater would be a huge understatement. She hates more foods than she likes and feels the need to loudly proclaim her distaste for various foods at every opportunity. More than half the time when she’s dining …

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3 badass non-binary people in history who challenged social norms

The term “non-binary” has started to become a mainstay of 21st century vocabulary, especially now that people are becoming more educated about LGBTQ issues. However, the idea of ​​a gender non-conforming person has been around for thousands of years. Various cultures have traditions that blur the line between masculinity and …

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South Africa commemorates Public Service Day in Africa

South Africa will join the rest of the continent next week in commemorating Africa Public Service Day (APSD). South Africa will mark the annual program with a series of week-long activities from June 20, 2022 to June 24, 2022, with a virtual launch as a precursor to local events …

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2022-06-17 | NYSE:INST | Press release

Former Newsela product manager to drive innovation for Instructure learning platform SALT LAKE CITY, June 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Structurethe maker of Canvas, today announced that Shiren Vijiasingam has been named the company’s new chief product officer, effective June 20. Vijiasingam will play a pivotal role in building the Instructure …

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Instructure appoints Shiren Vijiasingam as Product Manager

Former Newsela product manager to drive innovation for Instructure learning platform SALT LAKE CITY, June 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Structurethe maker of Canvas, today announced that Shiren Vijiasingam has been named the company’s new chief product officer, effective June 20. Vijiasingam will play a pivotal role in building the Instructure …

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Non-disparagement clauses not covered by New Jersey law

Non-disparagement is not the same as non-disclosure. It sounds simple and straightforward, except when it’s not. This was the case with Savage v. Township of Neptune. It was only a matter of time before New Jersey courts would begin issuing judgment on the March 18, 2019, amendment to New Jersey’s …

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Local Law Enforcement Community to Host Inaugural Torch Run on Wednesday, June 15 in Support of Special Olympics Athletes

2015 Olympic Torch Run Image Eureka Police Department press release: Local Special Olympics athletes invite the public to join them in supporting our local law enforcement community at the first “Humboldt County Law Enforcement Torch Run”. The event kicks off this Wednesday, June 15 at 12:30 p.m. at the Adorni …

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Instructure Wins Five Telly Awards for Inspirational Videos

Gold award for writing branded content and silver awards in four other categories SALT LAKE CITY, June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Structurethe creator of Canvas, today announced that he has won five Telly Awards for Outstanding Video Production for two new videos at the prestigious 43rd annual competition. The video …

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Law of José Antonio V. Sanvicente

Thank goodness it was recorded on someone’s mobile video. The victim, Christian Joseph Floralde, was seen lying on the road, apparently grimacing in pain after a white Toyota RAV4 with registration NCO3781 hit him. The SUV stopped, of course, because any driver can feel such an impact from inside the …

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US TV audience for January 6 viewership hits 20 million

About 20 million people tuned in to live U.S. television broadcasts of Thursday’s hearing by lawmakers investigating the 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol, ratings agency Nielsen said Friday. Viewership on 12 networks ranked below other political events such as President Biden’s State of the Union address, which drew 38 …

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Ukraine and Russia: what you need to know now

The Ukrainian army was resisting a Russian assault on the city of Sievierodonetsk, its general staff said on Wednesday, while Russian troops were bringing more resources to Donbass in a battle for control of the region. STRUGGLE * Ukrainian forces withdrew to the outskirts of the industrial city of Sievierodonetsk …

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US Passes World’s First “Right to Repair” Law for Digital Electronics

House ” General ” Study ” US Passes World’s First “Right to Repair” Law for Digital Electronics New York, June 4 (SocialNews.XYZ) In a world first, the New York State Legislature has passed the “Right to Repair” bill that will require manufacturers of digital electronics to put parts, tools, information …

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Connecting Social Work and Law – News Center

Thursday 02 June 2022 • Neph Rivera: Contact Sherece Shavel (left) and Amber White Sherece Shavel says the driving force behind her new course at the University of Texas at Arlington is the need for students to understand the intimate connection between law and social work. “Often social work students …

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Key Bill of the Year Limits Social Media Manipulation of Children

It may not seem so at first glance, but there is a growing realization that the most important bill California lawmakers will consider this year is not about housing, homelessness, abortion, forest fires or taxes. On the contrary, it is the one that could force the gigantic electronic companies to …

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