President Trump at 2020 United States Military Academy at West Point Graduation

President Trump at 2020 United States Military Academy at West Point Graduation

West Point, NY…Thank you, General, and hello cadets. On behalf of our entire nation, let me say congratulations to the incredible West Point Class of 2020. Congratulations. Everyone have a good time, enjoy yourselves, because we are here to celebrate your achievements, and great achievements they are. Let us also recognize your remarkable Superintendent, General […]

California Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for K-12 Schools

California Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for K-12 Schools

Sacramento, CA…Today, California education and health officials released new guidance for K-12 schools to help education leaders meet the needs of all students affected by school closures, with an emphasis on assisting low-income children and those with disabilities. This guidance follows Governor Gavin Newsom’s March 13 Executive Order, which ensured that schools continue to receive funding and outlined […]

Newsom Signs Order Ensuring Funding for Schools Even in Event of Physical Closure

Newsom Signs Order Ensuring Funding for Schools Even in Event of Physical Closure

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order ensuring California public school districts retain state funding even in the event of physical closure. The order directs school districts to use those state dollars to fund distance learning and high quality educational opportunities, provide school meals and, as practicable, arrange for the supervision for students during […]

Breakthrough From Israel’s MIGAL Research Institute in Development of Corona virus (COVID-19) Vaccine

Breakthrough From Israel’s MIGAL Research Institute in Development of Corona virus (COVID-19) Vaccine

Kiryat Shmona, Israel…After 4 years of research funded by Israel’s Ministry of Science & Technology, MIGAL’s researchers have developed an effective vaccine against avian coronavirus Infectious Bronchitis Virus (IBV), to be adapted soon and create a human vaccine against COVID-19. Israel’s Minister of Science and Technology, Mr. Ofir Akunis, commented: “Congratulations to MIGAL on this […]

Columbia Engineers Translate Brain Signals Directly into Speech

Columbia Engineers Translate Brain Signals Directly into Speech

New York, NY…In a scientific first, Columbia neuroengineers have created a system that translates thought into intelligible, recognizable speech. By monitoring someone’s brain activity, the technology can reconstruct the words a person hears with unprecedented clarity. This breakthrough, which harnesses the power of speech synthesizers and artificial intelligence, could lead to new ways for computers […]

Mark Zuckerberg Delivers Harvard Commencement Address

Mark Zuckerberg Delivers Harvard Commencement Address

Cambridge, MA…The following it the full text of his speech. “President Faust, Board of Overseers, faculty, alumni, friends, proud parents, members of the ad board, and graduates of the greatest university in the world, I’m honored to be with you today because, let’s face it, you accomplished something I never could. If I get through […]

Worcester Polytechnic Team Grows Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

Worcester Polytechnic Team Grows Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

Worcester, MA…Researchers face a fundamental challenge as they seek to scale up human tissue regeneration from small lab samples to full-size tissues, bones, even whole organs to implant in people to treat disease or traumatic injuries: how to establish a vascular system that delivers blood deep into the developing tissue. Current bioengineering techniques, including 3-D […]

CTA Human Rights Awards Go To Eight Educators Across State Who Transformed Communities, Students

CTA Human Rights Awards Go To Eight Educators  Across State Who Transformed Communities, Students

Burlingame, CA…Eight inspiring and dedicated educators from across the state are this year’s winners of the annual California Teachers Association’s Human Rights Awards for their outstanding dedication to promoting and protecting human and civil rights. “The passion and sense of justice and community involvement that these educators all show inspires them to make a difference […]

California Teacher’s Association Says Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos Disastrous For Public Schools

California Teacher’s Association Says Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos Disastrous For Public Schools

Los Angeles, CA…California’s educators say White House nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos would be a disaster for California’s students and public schools. Flanked by the nearly 800 delegates to the CTA State Council of Education, CTA President Eric Heins held a news conference today calling for the rejection of DeVos at her […]

Freshly Prepared Today: 517,000 School Meals Made With California-Grown Food

Freshly Prepared Today: 517,000 School Meals Made With California-Grown Food

Berkeley,CA…Students across the state look forward to California Thursdays® because they have a lunch that is freshly made with ingredients sourced close to home and—more importantly to them—delicious. Today, as part of a statewide Collective Action Day, students at over 2,900 public schools will enjoy fresh, healthy lunches prepared by the more than 11,600 dedicated […]