Archive for December 16th, 2020

Newark schools are ramping up virtual tutoring. Will it be enough to combat pandemic learning loss?

Newark schools are ramping up virtual tutoring. Will it be enough to combat pandemic learning loss?

on December 16, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

As evidence mounts that the pandemic is inflicting academic harm on many students, some Newark schools are turning to a simple yet potentially potent treatment: tutoring. The city school district plans to train students to tutor their peers, and it recently launched a “homework hotline” where teachers work one-on-one with students over video chat. Some Newark charter schools are also […]

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Ninth Circuit Enjoins Nevada Covid Order Discriminating Against Houses of Worship

on December 16, 2020, 6:00 AM / in State News

In an important ruling, a unanimous Ninth Circuit panel ruled that the Supreme Court’s recent religious-liberty decision in Roman Catholic Diocese v. Cuomo compels it to grant Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley preliminary injunctive relief against Nevada governor Steve Sisolak’s covid directive that treats houses of worship less favorably than “numerous secular activities and entities” such as casinos, bowling alleys, retail restaurants, and arcades. […]

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December 16th in History

December 16th in History

on December 16, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 15 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Adelaide of Italy Ralph Adams Cram, Richard Upjohn and John LaFarge (Episcopal Church (USA)) December 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) O Sapientia (Anglicanism) Day of Reconciliation, formerly celebrated as […]

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It’s a war on the Constitution, not on Christmas

It’s a war on the Constitution, not on Christmas

on December 16, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Peter Heck   /   http://www.peterheck.com The ACLU can’t destroy the divinity of Christ with their insolence, but they can destroy our Constitution with their ignorance – if we allow it. One of the most bizarre traditions of the holiday season for me is to watch those who assail the purpose and meaning of Christmas become apoplectic when someone weary […]

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Dallas woman is a millionaire for a day: The transforming joy of selfless giving

Dallas woman is a millionaire for a day: The transforming joy of selfless giving

on December 16, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Ruth Balloon finished her shift at Roma Boots in Dallas last week, then she happened to check her bank account. It turned out, she had an extra $37,000,000. She called her husband, who called the bank, who explained that it was a clerical error and took back the money. “I was a millionaire, I have a […]

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Dominion Election Analysis Show 68% Ballots Off While Candidate Votes Can Be Switched

Dominion Election Analysis Show 68% Ballots Off While Candidate Votes Can Be Switched

on December 16, 2020, 5:56 AM / in Opinion

By Kelly OConnell  |  Canada Free Press In an astounding twist to the 2020 presidential election, a forensic analysis was conducted upon MI ballots proving Dominion machines are both wildly inaccurate and designed for fraud. These facts were first presented at CFP in US Vote Machines Made in Venezuela for Election Fraud. The implication is clear. The US Congress must bring the […]

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