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New Jersey Superfund site now an open-air classroom

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Can Toms River’s most notorious Superfund site become an open-air classroom to teach students about the environment? That’s the hope of the former Ciba-Geigy property’s current owners, BASF, who believe the 1,350-acre property is the perfect place for students to learn about the site’s decades-long ...

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Kaspersky Lab halts European cybercrime work

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Eugene Kaspersky founded Kaspersky Lab in 1997 Computer security firm Kaspersky Lab has halted all cyber-crime collaboration with European agencies and organisations. The decision is in protest against a European Parliament motion which called its software “malicious”. Kaspersky Lab said the accusation was “untrue” and ...

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Spotlight on What’s Working in Schools

What’s Working in Schools FREE Check out the complete collection of Education Week Spotlights here. The Education Week Spotlight on What’s Working in Schools is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on: Supporting educators through instructional coaching Encouraging meaningful collaboration among teachers Helping students with learning disabilities thrive ...

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Marlins Man’s bookkeeper takes him for $1.5 million

It was a foul play on Marlins Man. Laurence Leavy, a Davie lawyer better known as the orange-clad superfan who sits behind home plate, was defrauded of about $1.5 million from his personal and business accounts. The culprit: his trusted bookkeeper. Maria Alonso, 59, created bogus vendor invoices and then ...

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Parent apologises to teacher for Facebook abuse

Image copyright other Image caption Roisin Corr said she was relieved the matter had finally come to an end A teacher who was the subject of derogatory online comments from a pupil’s parent is relieved a libel case has restored her “good name”. Caroline Coulter apologised for posting the offensive ...

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Five generations ‘before poor reach average pay’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Social mobility declined for those born after 1975, the economics think tank says Social mobility is so frozen that it would take five generations for a poorer family in the UK to reach the average income, an OECD report says. The economics think tank ...

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