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  • 'It’s his DACA moment': Advocates ecstatic over Biden immigration plan
    by Rafael Bernal on June 19, 2024

    President Biden’s announcement shielding some immigrants lacking permanent legal status from deportation is firing up Hispanic organizers on the left, who see the move as the biggest immigration win since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program launched in 2012. The action is also drawing expected criticism from the right, with Republicans accusing Biden...

  • Republicans slam Biden immigration order as election ploy
    by Emily Brooks on June 18, 2024

    Republicans are accusing President Biden of trying to influence the 2024 election with his move to allow undocumented spouses and children of U.S. citizens an easier path to seek permanent residency, with some using a dubious claim that it would create more Democratic voters before November. Former President Trump, who said he would reverse the...

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  • OPINION: There’s a promising path to get students back on track to graduation
    by Robert Balfanz on June 18, 2024

    Rates of chronic absenteeism are at record-high levels. More than 1 in 4 students missed 10 percent or more of the 2021-22 school year. That means millions of students missed out on regular instruction, not to mention the social and emotional benefits of interacting with peers and trusted adults. Moreover, two-thirds of the nation’s students The post OPINION: There’s a promising path to get students back on track to graduation appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

  • PROOF POINTS: Teens are looking to AI for information and answers, two surveys show
    by Jill Barshay on June 17, 2024

    Two new surveys, both released this month, show how high school and college-age students are embracing artificial intelligence. There are some inconsistencies and many unanswered questions, but what stands out is how much teens are turning to AI for information and to ask questions, not just to do their homework for them. And they’re using The post PROOF POINTS: Teens are looking to AI for information and answers, two surveys show appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

  • OPINION: The answer to the righteous anger that roils college campuses is purposeful change
    by Robert Zemsky on June 17, 2024

    Over the last year I have spent a considerable amount of time talking with college presidents and inquiring journalists. What each asked is essentially the same — What lies ahead for American higher education? For each, I have had the same answer. The funk that now engulfs us could be never-ending. Most of those who The post OPINION: The answer to the righteous anger that roils college campuses is purposeful change appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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  • Organic Valley Co-op Plans to Accept Over 100 New Farms
    by Olivia Salzwedel on June 18, 2024

    Organic Valley is solidifying its position as a leading farmer-owned, organic cooperative in the United States. They started in 1988, as a handful of Midwest farmers who were told to either “get big or get Read More The post Organic Valley Co-op Plans to Accept Over 100 New Farms appeared first on Alternative Medicine Magazine.

  • The Benefits of Psilocybin on Mental Health
    by Dick Benson on June 17, 2024

    Natural Medicines including Psychedelic Mushrooms have been making the news lately for the benefits being found by people suffering from a myriad of mental health issues. The most studied compound in these mushrooms, psilocybin, is Read More The post The Benefits of Psilocybin on Mental Health appeared first on Alternative Medicine Magazine.

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  • Presidential Politics, Polka and Wisconsin
    by Angela Hart on June 18, 2024

    Wisconsin, the land of fried cheese curds and the Green Bay Packers, is one of a half-dozen key battleground states where President Biden is trying to make health care a key issue in his expected November matchup with former president Donald Trump. Biden narrowly won Wisconsin in 2020, after it went for Trump in 2016.

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  • Restoring Pollinator Habitat in Montana
    by Derek Goldman on June 17, 2024

    In celebration of Endangered Species Day this year, we partnered with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ (CSKT) Wildlife Program to restore pollinator habitat in western Montana.    Bees, birds, butterflies and even bats are a few important animals for… Continue reading “Restoring Pollinator Habitat in Montana”… The post Restoring Pollinator Habitat in Montana appeared first on Endangered Species Coalition.

  • The Orca Lead the Way, Reflections from All Our Relations: Tribute to the Orca
    by Marin Plut on June 15, 2024

    Photo: Save Our Wild Salmon On the evening of June 12th, tribal members, whale activists, salmon researchers, and so many more gathered at the Seattle Aquarium for All Our Relations: Tribute to the Orca. It was the Endangered Species Coalition’s… Continue reading “The Orca Lead the Way, Reflections from All Our Relations: Tribute to the Orca”… The post The Orca Lead the Way, Reflections from All Our Relations: Tribute to the Orca appeared first on Endangered Species Coalition.

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  • Baby moose saved from ‘sure demise’ in Alaska lake as mother looks on
    by Associated Press on June 19, 2024

    Calf was stuck in lake between floatplane and dock, unable to gain its footing as mother worriedly watchedAn Alaska man and two police officers rescued a baby moose from what police described as “a sure demise” after it fell into a lake and got stuck in a narrow space between a floatplane and a dock.Spencer Warren, who works for the outdoor tourism company Destination Alaska Adventure Co, had arrived at work about 6.30am on Friday to prepare a floatplane for the day’s trip when he heard what he thought was an odd-sounding bird. Continue reading...

  • Bird flu pandemic risk high as cow cases appear and officials warn of humans’ role
    by Melody Schreiber on June 19, 2024

    USDA report finds transmission likely happening when workers, cows, vehicles and equipment go to multiple farmsBird flu cases among animals continue to rise as US officials warn about the role of humans in spreading the virus.There are now 102 herds in the US with H5N1 cases, though given the prevalence of inactivated virus in commercially available pasteurized milk, experts believe the true number may be even higher. Continue reading...