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NV conservation group supports FERC's transmission planning rule; Memorial Day weekend includes Tornadoes and record-high temperatures; A focus on the Farm Bill for Latino Advocacy Week in D.C; and Southeast Alaska is heating homes with its rainfall.

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U.S. Supreme Court allows South Carolina gerrymander that dilutes Black voters, Sen. Ted Cruz refuses to say if he'll accept 2024 election results, and Trump calls Mar-a-Lago search an attempt to have him assassinated.

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Smokey Bear thought only "you" could prevent forest fires, but decomposing mushrooms may also help, a Native American community in Oregon is achieving healthcare sovereignty, and Colorado farmers hope fast-maturing, drought-tolerant seeds will better handle climate change.

Education

Compared to other states, Tennessee ranks 41st in the country for its higher prevalence of mental illness and lower rates of access to care for youth. (WavebreakMediaMicro/Adobe Stock)

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Nashville superintendent works to nurture students' mental health

In Tennessee and across the country, Black women who are school superintendents are tackling the challenges faced by students from marginalized …

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According to various tracking organizations, 47% of FAFSA applicants are first-generation college students. (Adobe Stock)

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

New digital tool emerges to help MN students with FAFSA woes

The effect of technical glitches in overhauling the student financial-aid form known as FAFSA is still being felt. Issues stemming from a redesign …

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According to Zippia.com, 43% of race car mechanics have a Bachelor's degree, 23% have an associate<br />degree and 18% hold a high school diploma. (Adobe Stock)

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

IN kids gain abilities in racing and life

The motor sports season is in full swing and back in 1991, two Indianapolis race fans started an organization to teach kids about more than speed…

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Connecticut's teacher certification process has not been changed in 26 years. (Adobe Stock)

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

CT bill updates teacher certification process, could reduce shortage

A newly passed Connecticut bill will modernize the teacher certification process. House Bill 5436 is expected to make it easier for educators to …

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Birth through age five is a critical time for teaching kids how to read. (Monkey Business/Adobe Stock)

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

OR prepares to fund early literacy efforts

Oregon is poised to distribute funds for early childhood learning and literacy. In 2023, lawmakers passed the Early Literacy Success Initiative…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

TX group works to soften trauma for sexual assault survivors

A north Texas nonprofit organization is working to reduce stress for trauma survivors creates "soft" police station interview rooms. They paint the …

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Many states with lower teacher pay have enacted or are currently considering state-level policies to universally raise teacher compensation. (BillionPhotos.com)

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

New report reveals long-term salary slide for MI teachers

Teachers in Michigan are taking home less pay than they did in past years, according to new research from Michigan State University. The average …

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A 2022 survey found that six in ten LGBTQ youths in Colorado reported experiencing symptoms of depression, and 45% seriously considered suicide. (Adobe Stock)

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Colorado first in nation to offer free mental health care to youths

Amanda Dodson first noticed signs for a pilot program called "I Matter" at her ten-year-old daughter Hailey's school. After looking into it, she was …

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According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Indiana's industrial sector is the state's largest energy consumer, accounting for 46% of the state's energy consumption in 2021. (Adobe Stock)
IN university hopes to lead in environmental responsibility

A central Indiana university has taken the initiative to address environmental challenges on campus and in the nearby community. Surveys conducted …

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Leaders with the nonprofit Achieving the Dream say rural community colleges often aren't viewed, as are universities, as the
With national support, MN rural community college can reshape its future

A Minnesota community college serving rural students is getting a lift as it works to bring more innovation to its campus. The school was selected …

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As we near summer, tens of millions of Americans will take to our nation's waters to spend time with family and friends. (Adobe Stock)
IN makes splash for Safe Boating Week

Hoosiers are launching their boats to enjoy another season on the water. However, before jumping aboard, now is an ideal time to review safety plans …

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Ho-Chunk, Inc., Apprenticeship Program participant Marquez Bass (right) works with Information Technology Technician Blade Smith to run network cable at one of the company's buildings in Winnebago, Nebraska. (Ho-Chunk, Inc.)
NE Winnebago Tribe apprenticeships prepare students, build workforce

Workforce watchers project the country could face critical worker shortages in many of the skilled trades in coming years. The Nebraska Winnebago …

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