Wolters Kluwer Webinar Series Presents Nursing Education Leaders Who Will Address the Future of Nursing Education and the Skills New Nurses Need to be Practice Ready

The Lippincott® Nursing Education Speaker Series explores the issues nurse educators are facing today including the future of nursing education, integration of adaptive learning technology, assessment changes and preparing students for practice in a post-COVID-19 environment. The series is co-sponsored by the National League for Nursing.

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URI Board of Trustees names Monash provost, senior vice president Marc Parlange next University of Rhode Island president

The Board of Trustees of the University of Rhode Island has announced the selection of Professor Marc B. Parlange, provost and senior vice president of Monash University in Australia, as URI’s 12th president. He will succeed David M. Dooley, who joined URI in July 2009 and has overseen the transformation of URI into a leading research institution with a growing recognition of programs of distinction. Parlange’s appointment is effective Aug. 1.

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STEPHEN RITZ BRINGS HIS AWARD-WINNING GREEN BRONX MACHINE CLASSROOM TO PUBLIC TELEVISION’S “LET’S LEARN”

This spring, Stephen Ritz, award-winning educator and founder of Green Bronx Machine, will delight children in 3-K through second grade when he brings his acclaimed classroom – and a cast of newly-created characters – to public television’s “Let’s Learn” series.

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Universal Preschool in the United States by 2040 is Achievable

Universal high-quality preschool is achievable within the next 30 years if the federal government and state and local governments partner to share costs under a two-part plan proposed by the National Institute for Early Education (NIEER) at the Rutgers Graduate School for Education.

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Study: Insights from two reopened schools during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the 2020-2021 fall semester, school districts around the United States navigated their reopening plans with little data on how SARS-CoV-2 spreads among children or how in-person learning would impact transmission in the schools’ communities. A new study in The Journal of School Health joins a growing body of evidence that, with appropriate measures, there are ways for schools to safely reopen.

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UCI’s graduate programs shine in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Irvine, Calif., March 30, 2021 — The University of California, Irvine’s Ph.D. program in criminology, law & society placed second in the nation overall in U.S. News & World Report’s annual graduate school rankings – published online today – with 10 other fields of advanced study in the top 10 among public universities.

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Mental health support at boarding schools helps male – but not female – students feel emotionally safe from bullying

Bullying at boarding schools has a negative impact on students’ emotional health, but for male students, having a school staff member to rely on for support may mute the harmful effects of bullying, according to a new University at Buffalo study. Support networks did not have the same effect for female students, the researchers say.

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CATCHING UP WITH GREEN BRONX MACHINE AND STEPHEN RITZ IN MARCH AND APRIL 2021

Attention all Green Bronx Machine fans! Even though growing season is still around the corner, our founder Stephen Ritz and other GBM leaders are literally “zooming” around the world, planting the seeds for better education and health outcomes. From the Middle East and Austin, Texas, to New York City and far-flung places in between, their mission is to educate everyone about the power of a plant to help young people achieve academic and personal success, improve community health and wellness, and address economic and food justice.

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Global evidence for how EdTech can support pupils with disabilities is ‘thinly spread’

Report reveals ‘astonishing’ shortage of information about how rapid advances in educational technology could help pupils with disabilities in low and middle-income countries

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