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This Sunday, newspapers take a closer look at how schools are handling reopening and remote learning, stormy weather and wildfires, and local issues and policies with the pandemic. These frontpage headlines were selected from Newseum: 
In today's news we have further updates on the dire situation with mail service and voting. Other stories regarding actions from the Trump administration involve FEMA funds and the border wall. On a happier note, tribal nations are getting creative with socially distant takes on their traditional powwows and libraries are helping students access internet for remote learning. As always, these news headlines are courtesy of Newseum.org.
Today’s headlines return to issues in mail-in voting, as President Trump admits to a desire to defund the USPS, and his appointees implement policies to slow and deter voting by mail. We also look at regional coverage of yesterday’s peace deal between the United Arab Emirates and Israel. These headlines are sele...
Did you know that August 13th is International Left-Handers Day? The annual observance began in 1976, when Dean R. Campbell, founder of Lefthanders International, Inc., decided it was time to recognize all those who use their left hand in a predominantly right-handed world -- approximately 7-10% of the entire population -- amounting to a certain difference and uniqueness of persons. Also known as lefties, the famous include former pre...
Good Afternoon! Here are a few of the latest headlines as part of our continuing daily blog series covering national and international news. The headlines come to us courtesy of Newseum:The Wall Street Journal, Publis...
Today’s headlines look at the historic firsts slated to be on ballots across the U.S. in November, most notably Kamala Harris, announced yesterday as the running mate for presumed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Next, we turn to Senator Harris’s former colleagues in law enforcement, with developments in the movements to defund and reform the police. Note that headlines ending with an asterisk (*) appeared on the newspaper’s front-page, but not on its website. These headlines are selected from the front pages curated ...
Recent events abroad have made it imperative to include more news from outside the US in this space. Particular highlights from this week include the aftermath of the tragedy in Beirut, the arrival of the second COVID wave in Israel, and the Chinese Communist Party’s continued repression of citizens it deems troublesome. In addition to these stories is a troubling emerging trends from public school districts in the US facing COVID spikes and the gargantuan task of tackling the bloated LAPD budget. As always, all stories presented...
This guide covers the ABC's of copyright and fair usage, most specifically in educational settings. We will discuss the meaning and importance of copyright protection; look at resources that highlight the basic do's and don'ts; and point to advisory offices at Teachers College and Columbia University that can advise on the law's complexity.With growing scholarly open source and public domain materials in an unprecedented time of remote learning, we also will explore options for using and leveraging such freely available resources in coursework and research.
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Online CatalogsEDUCAT - The most definitive record of the holdings of the Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College, including books, e-books, journals, e-journals, dissertations, media, and other specialized collections of all kinds.CLIO Catalog - A union catalog of Columbia University Libraries (exclusive of the li...
Although I am very young, I know it's significant for Al Raby, a teacher and civil rights activist, to deliver the