Monday , July 23 2018

Wellness

July, 2018

  • 23 July

    Women’s rights under threat after Brexit, warns EHCR report

    Women in the UK risk losing hard-won equality and human rights protections, including employment rights and funding for women’s services, when the UK leaves the EU, according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHCR). In its largest review of women’s rights in the UK, the EHRC warns that although …

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  • 23 July

    Former Penn St. women’s basketball coach Rene Portland dies at 65

    Rene Portland, who coached Penn State’s women’s basketball team to national prominence, has died after a three-year fight with cancer. She was 65. Portland’s teams often dominated play in the Big Ten. She also coached at St. Joseph’s and Colorado, amassing nearly 700 wins. D’Anjolell Memorial Home of Broomall in …

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  • 23 July

    Letters to the editor

    Private school parents punished in pocketbook There are many important issues that need to be considered regarding the state’s effort to allow parents to choose the best school for their children. First, it should be noted that there are many schools that do an excellent job of educating our children …

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  • 23 July

    Williams: Why a Longer School Day Could Make Learning More Compelling for Kids — and Life Less Stressful for …

    The history of the United States is a series of efforts to establish (and re-establish) policies and public institutions capable of delivering the promise of the Declaration of Independence. For instance, many years ago, we realized that our political system was fostering un-democratic concentrations of wealth and inhumane labor conditions, …

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  • 23 July

    Five Stories of Harassment and Bullying at Miami’s Job-Placement Center

    Branches of CareerSource, Florida‘s job-placement service, keep getting caught inflating or making up their job data. First, it was CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas, which were caught in February taking credit for thousands of job hires they, in fact, had nothing to do with. This week, auditors caught CareerSource …

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