Cabinet approves demerger of Nagarnar Steel Plant from NMDC; Rs 5,718 cr project for school education



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Cabinet approves demerger of Nagarnar Steel Plant from NMDC; Rs 5,718 cr project for school education

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the demerger of Nagarnar Steel Plant (NSP) from National Minerals Development Corporation (NMDC) Ltd and strategic disinvestment of the demerged company (NSP) by selling government’s entire stake in it to a strategic buyer, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday.

With the approval, CCEA has amended its earlier decision taken on October 27, 2016, to disinvest Nagarnar Steel Plant as a unit of NMDC. The process of demerger and disinvestment will be started in parallel and disinvestment of demerged company (NSP) is expected to be completed by September 2021, CCEA said.

NSP is a 3 million tonnes per annum (mta) integrated steel plant being set up by NMDC at Nagarnar in

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Green Flower and Last Prisoner Project Partner to Provide $50,000 in Education Scholarships for Justice-Impacted Individuals

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VENTURA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Green Flower and Last Prisoner Project (LPP) are proud to announce a strategic partnership aimed at helping those most affected by the criminalization of cannabis establish legitimate careers in the legal cannabis industry.

Green Flower, the global leader in cannabis education, is donating $50,000 worth of scholarship funding to their best-in-class certificate courses for formerly incarcerated individuals participating in LPP’s Prison to Prosperity Reentry Program.

Last Prisoner Project’s program is focused on creating pathways to employment within the legal cannabis industry for individuals who have been negatively affected by the criminalization of cannabis.

“Last Prisoner Project is grateful for the support of our educational partner, Green Flower. The scholarships provided for our Prison to Prosperity Reentry Program will help to ensure that our

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Abandoned City Construction Project Bars Off Brooklyn Schoolyard

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — Feeling anxious about sending her third-grader back to class amid a pandemic, Martha Pearson got a bit of relief in August when New York City gave the go-ahead for schools to hold class outside.

There was just one problem — half the outdoor space at her daughter’s school had been turned into a fenced-off construction site.

“Those announcements were kind of on the heels of each other, like, ‘You can do outdoor schooling, but there’s this,'” Pearson said, recalling an August note from P.S. 9’s principal about the schoolyard construction. “So, how is our outdoor space going to work?”

The anxiety only got worse when Pearson and other parents were told that a massive hole dug for the project — started to fix stormwater issues — wouldn’t be going anywhere anytime soon.

Despite only starting the work in August, the city had paused nearly all non-emergency

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Integrity of ‘The 1619 Project,’ America’s education system at risk with election

OPINION: Trump’s latest campaign demonstrates the racial blindness of the administration and serves as a preview of what we can expect from four more years

Here is the truth, African Americans built this country for free. 

Yes, I said it. The horrors of the American slave trade contributed to America’s current economic success, military might, and role in shaping global culture. Sadly, these truths have not been part of the curriculum taught in America’s public schools. What students got instead was a whitewashed “history” that downplayed the enslavement and commoditization of Black bodies. 

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For the nation’s students, this culturally watered-down history of enslavement has actually done more harm than good. Instead of telling historical truth, our students were subjected to storylines about enslaved people being treated well, and the connection between America’s greatness and Western European enlightenment. 

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The Deeply Pessimistic Intellectual Roots of Black Lives Matter, the ‘1619 Project’ and Much Else in Woke America | National

Such arguments are no mere rhetorical flourishes; they are meant as indictments of the cultural software running in the background of the American way of life.

“Critical race theory questions the very foundations of the liberal order, including equality theory, legal reasoning, Enlightenment rationalism, and neutral principles of constitutional law,” states Delgado’s CRT book, originally published in 2001, updated in 2017 and now in its third edition, with sales approaching 100,000. “Think how that system applauds affording everyone equality of opportunity, but resists programs that assure equality of results, such as affirmative action at an elite college or university or efforts to equalize public school funding among districts in a region.”

Many of CRT’s opponents are traditional liberals dismayed that so many progressives are embracing critical race theory as if it were an improved model of liberalism, not its avowed enemy.

Some critical race theorists are ready to write off

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The Deeply Pessimistic Intellectual Roots of Black Lives Matter, the ‘1619 Project’ and Much Else in Woke America | National News

Such arguments are no mere rhetorical flourishes; they are meant as indictments of the cultural software running in the background of the American way of life.

“Critical race theory questions the very foundations of the liberal order, including equality theory, legal reasoning, Enlightenment rationalism, and neutral principles of constitutional law,” states Delgado’s CRT book, originally published in 2001, updated in 2017 and now in its third edition, with sales approaching 100,000. “Think how that system applauds affording everyone equality of opportunity, but resists programs that assure equality of results, such as affirmative action at an elite college or university or efforts to equalize public school funding among districts in a region.”

Many of CRT’s opponents are traditional liberals dismayed that so many progressives are embracing critical race theory as if it were an improved model of liberalism, not its avowed enemy.

Some critical race theorists are ready to write off

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Ambow Education Wins Bid for Asian Development Bank-Backed Project

BEIJING, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ambow Education Holding Ltd. (“Ambow” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: AMBO), a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, is pleased to announce today, that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries in China, Beijing Ambow Shengying Education and Technology Co., Ltd (“Ambow Shengying“), received notification from Instrimpex International Tendering Co., Ltd., which is responsible for facilitating Asian Development Bank (“ADB”) loan projects, that Ambow Shengying won the bid for a ADB-backed project in Ziyang, Sichuan Province of China. ADB focuses on projects that help promote private investments in the region that will have significant development impact and will lead to accelerated, sustainable, and inclusive growth.

This project is designed to provide Ziyang Technical and Vocational Education and Training (“TVET”) Center with curriculum design and technological aid for teaching capacity expansion and is a part of the

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Trump sounding ‘dog whistle’ in bashing 1619 Project

President Donald Trump’s demands for “patriotic education” are a “dog whistle” for white nationalists, former Obama Education Secretary John B. King Jr. said Thursday.

“Let’s be clear about what the 45th president is trying to do,” King said during a POLITICO forum on inequality in education. “This isn’t just a dog whistle, it’s a dog bullhorn to try to signal to white nationalists that he is on this side of a false version of our history that denies the reality of slavery and Jim Crow and segregation and the consequences it’s had for our society. That’s what he’s doing.”

The president’s threats are “empty,” said King, who is now CEO of The Education Trust. “Because the federal government cannot withhold funds from school districts based on their using the 1619 Project.”

Trump has railed in recent weeks against “critical race theory” and the 1619 Project by The New York Times,

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Obama education chief: Trump sounding ‘dog whistle’ in bashing 1619 Project

Trump has railed in recent weeks against “critical race theory” and the 1619 Project by The New York Times, which centers the telling of U.S. history around the effects of slavery and contributions of Black individuals and now offers curriculum for schools. The president has also been advocating for “patriotic education” and promising to create a new federal commission to advance that objective.

Last week, the president said he would establish a new “1776 commission” by executive action, in order to encourage educators to teach children about “the miracle of American history” and make plans to honor the 250th anniversary of America’s founding.

The federal government is barred by law from dictating curriculum, however.

Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson said her school district was one of the first systems to adopt the 1619 Project in its curriculum. As a former history teacher, Jackson said the most “powerful” part of

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Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation pilot project geared toward GED pursuers – News – The Pueblo Chieftain

As part of its commitment to securing funds for scholarships and other educational support for low- to moderate-income students, Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation has established a new pilot project, The IGNITE Scholarship.

The IGNITE Scholarship was established to provide those seeking a General Educational Diploma the financial support to not only attain the credential but proceed onto college courses or certification programs to enhance workforce readiness.

Qualified candidates are those who did not complete high school and want to earn a GED and reengage in higher education at the certification, community college or university level.

In its first year, the IGNITE Scholarship is accepting 16 Pueblo County residents who have not yet earned a high school diploma or GED and are willing to enroll in PHEF GED Prep Courses Cohort, evening courses which begin Oct. 26 and run through Dec. 17.

Participants must take and pass the GED test and

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