Will my child be forced to switch schools? What parents need to know about N.J. desegregation suit

Will my child be forced to switch schools? What parents need to know about N.J. desegregation suit

The statistics are undeniable. Across New Jersey, hundreds of thousands of black and Hispanic students attend schools that are almost entirely non-white. The question is whether the state should step in to do something about it. A lawsuit filed earlier this month accuses the state of being complicit in allowing one of the most segregated school systems in America and calls for a comprehensive desegregation plan. The legal challenge, filed by a coalition of civil rights groups, has spurred questions about what segregation really means and what changes could be in store for students if the…

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Ask Dr Bruce Chard: Should the hairs on my shih tzu’s eyes be removed?

Ask Dr Bruce Chard: Should the hairs on my shih tzu’s eyes be removed?

My 2-year-old shih tzu called Bess has recently had an eye discharge in her left eye, which I cleared with saline wipes. While treating this I noticed there were hairs on the eye surface coming from the inner corner of her eye. Should I have these removed? Good detective work on your part for seeing the hairs on the eye surface, or cornea, of Bess. There is a condition of shih tzu where hairs grow from tissue in the inner corner of the eye and lie across the cornea. They…

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My Battle-Tested Secret To Handling Career Rejection

My Battle-Tested Secret To Handling Career Rejection

No one likes rejection. As a career coach, I talk to people just about every day who are struggling with professional setbacks. Job opportunities fizzle out. Bosses shut down great ideas. Investors pass up promising startups. For me it’s the downward plummets, rather than the low-points themselves, that I find most exhausting. I’ve personally experienced rejections myself. Reporters and editors turn down my pitches. Prospective clients say no to my services. Some of these disappointments are easily brushed off; others aren’t. For every bit of positive traction I’ve gained, I…

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Presenting at MTV EMA a step forward in my global career: Deepika Padukone

Presenting at MTV EMA a step forward in my global career: Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is all geared up to attend the prestigious MTV European Music Awards in Rotterdam, which she described as “a step forward in my global career”. Besides being at the award show, the actress also will be presenting an award on Sunday. The 30-year old actress shares that she was puzzled when she received the invite. She said, “I was pleasantly surprised when I got the invite. It is very gracious of them to invite me. I have grown up watching the MTV awards and I didn’t think that…

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My line manager has no complaints about my work yet excludes me

My line manager has no complaints about my work yet excludes me

Twice a week we publish problems that will feature in a forthcoming Dear Jeremyadvice column in the Saturday Guardian so that readers can offer their own advice and suggestions. We then print the best of your comments alongside Jeremy’s own insights. Here is the latest dilemma – what are your thoughts? I started work in a department about a year ago where I was told that, if I demonstrated a commitment to the job, I could progress. I worked hard, contributed to team meetings and up-skilled at every opportunity but…

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I’m lucky – my manager supports me with my depression

I’m lucky – my manager supports me with my depression

My line manager has raised me from a newborn, guileless graduate to a fully fledged professional through her tolerance, patience, challenge and high expectations; I am, she says, her “little protege”. She believes in me more than I have ever believed in myself. So you can imagine the difficulty I had when it came to having to disclose my mental health condition. How not to talk to someone with anxiety Read more From the age of 16, the dark cloud of depression and anxiety has hung over my head. When…

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How I got My Dream job: John Rizen, Magician

How I got My Dream job: John Rizen, Magician

Magicians have been with us for masses, if no longer thousands, of years. Historians date the first usage of the phrase as early because the 14th century, and hint its etymological origins to the magus, a kind of ancient Persian priest, and cognate maghdim, a Chaldean term for “understanding and philosophy.” rapid-forward a handful of centuries later, and the word’s primary connotations nevertheless apply, at the least to fashionable-day magician John Rizen, a Canadian-born magic grasp and tycoon presently based in Vancouver, BC. For the past six years, Rizen had…

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Too many tweets at some point of paintings hours make my boss a twit – however how to tell him?

Too many tweets at some point of paintings hours make my boss a twit – however how to tell him?

twice a week we publish troubles to be able to feature in a forthcoming dear Jeremy recommendation column within the Saturday father or mother so that readers can offer their personal recommendation and guidelines. We then print the fine of your remarks along Jeremy’s very own insights. here is the trendy catch 22 situation – what are your thoughts? I work as part of a five-strong near-knit layout crew for a large media/image design employer. we’ve some 9aaf3f374c58e8c9dcdd1ebf10256fa5, high-profile clients. As part of what we do – essentially coming up…

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