Don’t join protests, Education Ministry says – National

The Education and Culture Ministry’s Higher Education directorate general issued a circular on Friday calling on university students not to take part in protests related to the controversial Job Creation Law and asking university leaders to promote the newly passed law.

“Considering the latest situation regarding the issuance of the Job Creation Law, we appeal to university students not to take part in any protest that could endanger the students’ health and safety during the pandemic,” the letter, signed by Higher Education director general Nizam, read.

The letter also asked university leaders to help promote the content of the jobs law and encourage academic studies of the law.

“Thoughts and aspirations from campuses should be conveyed to the government and the House in a polite manner,” the letter continued.

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It also instructed lecturers not

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35 Days to Exercise Your Right – Black Voters Matter and Sony Electronics Join Forces to Empower, Educate and Activate

35 Days to Exercise Your Right – Black Voters Matter and Sony Electronics Join Forces to Empower, Educate and Activate

ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Black Voters Matter (BVM), the community organization whose purpose is to increase civic engagement and build community power and representation in often-marginalized Black communities nationwide, and Sony Electronics Inc. today announced the creation of a new alliance. The multi-faceted work will initially focus on increasing the ranks of volunteers to support voter registration and turnout, and may grow to include additional elements such as collaboration on social justice initiatives, policy education, and a speaker series.



“This partnership with Sony helps us broaden the reach of our many important initiatives like voter registration, policy advocacy, training and more, so we can help Black communities have an even stronger positive impact on the country,” said LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund, and the 2020-2021

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Educate Maine announces three education leaders join its board of directors

Incoming members bring unique skills and experience as Educate Maine thanks two retiring board members for their service

PORTLAND – Educate Maine has announced that three education leaders have joined its board of directors. They are Hancock County Technical Center Director Amy Boles, Bowdoin College Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Michael Cato and Ellen Halliday, superintendent of RSU 29 (Hammond, Houlton, Littleton and Monticello). The new board members’ backgrounds and experience in education align with current education and workforce preparedness priorities in Maine and Educate Maine’s mission to ensure all Maine people are college and career ready. The announcement coincides with the departure of two long-serving board members, business consultant Ron Bancroft and business and public affairs executive Chris Hall.

“As we celebrate the leadership of Ron Bancroft and Chris Hall and thank them for their last nine years of guidance as board members, we are excited to

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Casting News: Jason Isaacs to Join the Third Season of ‘Sex Education’ | Anglophenia

Sex Education kicked off in 2019, starring Anglo faves Gillian Anderson (The Fall) and Asa Butterfield (Hugo). Anderson takes on the role of a sex therapist and single mum to a teenage son, Otis (Butterfield).

There have been two seasons to date, with a third on its way.

It’s just been confirmed that Jason Isaacs (The OA) will be joining the established cast as Peter Groff, reports Empire Online. He’s the older brother to Mr. Groff (Alistair Petrie), the headmaster of Otis’ school. He’s described as being more successful than his little brother and not shy to make it known. Mr. Groff goes to live with his brother, as he’s now separated from his wife.

As you can imagine, it’s a bit awkward for Otis having a sex therapist as a parent. It’s apparent in the trailer for season one, where Anderson’s character

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SUNY Geneseo to join all other SUNY schools, switch to online learning after Thanksgiving break

GENESEO — The State University of New York at Geneseo is planning to move all courses online later this semester, joining the ranks of every other SUNY school. 

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All other SUNY campuses had already decided to go online after Thanksgiving, said SUNY spokeswoman Holly Liapis. Geneseo had not made a final decision until Friday.

In an email to students and staff, Geneseo President Denise Battles said all classes would be delivered online following the Thanksgiving break, beginning Wednesday, Nov. 25. 



a pole that has a sign on the side of a road: A sign points the way to SUNY Geneseo.


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A sign points the way to SUNY Geneseo.

Residence halls will still be available to the students who need to stay on campus after the Thanksgiving recess and through the winter break between semesters, she said. 

Students returning to on-campus housing after the break will likely be required to quarantine and

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Jemima Kirke, Dua Saleh, Jason Isaacs join ‘Sex Education’ Season 3

Sept. 24 (UPI) — Sex Education will feature three new cast members in Season 3.

Netflix said Thursday that actress Jemima Kirke, singer-songwriter Dua Saleh and actor Jason Isaacs have joined the cast of the upcoming season.

Kirke will play Hope, a former Mooredale student and the school’s new headmistress, according to Deadline. Saleh will portray Cal, a nonbinary student who clashes with Hope. The role marks Saleh’s acting debut.

Isaacs will play Peter Groff, Mr. Groff’s (Alistair Petrie) more successful older brother. In Season 3, Mr. Groff has been staying with Peter following his separation from Mrs. Groff.

Kirke and Isaacs will appear as guest stars, while Saleh’s role is recurring.

Netflix renewed Sex Education for a third season in February. Production on Season 3 began earlier this month in Wales. The season is expected to premiere in 2021.

Sex Education is created by Laurie Nunn and stars Asa

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