Pandemic Teacher Shortages Imperil In-Person Schooling

Indeed, recent data from the Household Pulse Survey, an experimental effort from the U.S. Census Bureau to measure Americans’ experiences during the pandemic, suggests that the decreased availability of teachers — both in-person and online — may disproportionately affect low-income students. In the two weeks before the December holiday break, …

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What Art Does for Us

Sign up to receive the At Home newsletter. Welcome. When I was 22, I was a factotum at a nonprofit theater in New York City. I made fundraising calls and addressed envelopes. The job was pretty humdrum, but it had one massive perk: I’d frequently get free tickets to shows …

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Opinion | Bryan Cranston Won’t Play Donald Trump

[MUSIC PLAYING] When you walk in the room, do you have sway? archived recording (noel king) — your local member station. You can keep the conversation going with us on social media. I’m Noel King. kara swisher Enjoying the NPR? bryan cranston Yes, I was listening, the last minutes of …

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Missing: One Black Hole With 10 Billion Solar Masses

Two of the knots, they concluded, were probably small galaxies with small internal motions being cannibalized by the big galaxy. Measurements of the third knot had such large error bars that it could not yet be ruled in or out as the black hole’s location. The fourth, very compact knot …

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