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In New York, Vocational Skills Could Count Toward Diploma

The New York State Board of Regents gave initial approval to a major change to high school graduation requirements on Monday, allowing students to earn their diplomas with one fewer test if they pass another assessment in a range of subjects like languages, the arts, hospitality management and carpentry.

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Students

Indigenous Women Writers: Guest post by Ambelin Kwaymullina

In an interview I gave on this website in July, when asked to recommend specific books by Indigenous women, I said people should read all of them, because it is only by reading them all that non-Indigenous readers can begin to grasp the diversity and complexity of Indigenous women’s lives. 1,364 more words

History, Memoir, Biography

Open letter to Director Jarvis. National Park Service.

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October 20, 2014

Jon Jarvis, Director
The National Park Service
Washington, DC

Dear Director Jarvis.

As the founder of African American National Parks Event, I’ve had two very successful years of engaging African Americans across our country out into a unit of the National Park System. 615 more words

Nature

Diversity I: Hatsune Miku

Hello all!

It’s been quite a while since my last post, but I’ve taken some time off work, so I’ll be posting more frequently, at least for a little while. 204 more words

Culture

Top labor shortage sectors (special Belgium)

Labor Shortage Sectors

Labor shortage sectors are professional fields that are experiencing increases in the number of available positions and where employers have difficulties recruiting suitable candidates. 123 more words

Ethnic Minority

[Insert Cultural Identity Here]

Think about this: if you were to move to another country, what would be the most important things to understand before moving there? The government? Language spoken? 980 more words

Celebrities

As California Goes, So Goes the Nation?

This fall Gov. Jerry Brown signed two bills that could greatly improve the lives of women in California higher education, and serve as a model for the nation.

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Postsecondary