EDITORIAL: Court nomination should wait on vote of the people | Opinion

President Trump introduced Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Saturday as his nominee to the Supreme Court, calling her “one of our nation’s most brilliant and gifted legal minds.” And while that may be true, now – with just five weeks before a national election in which the president could be denied a second term and control of the Senate could flip to the Democrats – is no time to be filling a vacancy on the high court.

Certainly, elections have consequences as the Democrats were reminded when the president made good on his word to appoint conservative jurists to the bench. Trump’s appointment and the Senate’s approval of Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh solidified the philosophical bearing of the court on the right. If Barrett, who subscribes to the same kind of conservative judicial philosophy as her onetime mentor Justice Antonin Scalia, were to be seated, she would be taking

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Wait, what? A Harry Potter star joins Sex Education cast



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Sex Education

Since Sex Education two was released back in Jan THIS YEAR (remember, before 2020 essentially nosedived?) and we have been wondering if Otis and Maeve will finally find love.

Honestly, if we don’t see the unlikely pair thriving in season three, we will revolt.

Will-they-won’t-they aside, the Netflix bosses have some brand new faces in store for season three, which is due to be released in 2021 – one being a very familiar face from Harry Potter.

Jason Isaacs, who played HP’s Lucius Malfoy, has been cast as former headmaster Mr Groff’s older and more successful brother Peter.

Oooh, drama. ☕

Jason isn’t the only new star who will appear in season three. Oh no. Jemima Kirke – who is best known for HBO’s Girls – will play the new headmistress, after Mr Groff is placed on leave by the school administrator.



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‘We’re asking you to wait.’ Reopening plan highlights breakdown of trust between teachers, district | News

Palo Alto Unified’s plan to reopen elementary schools in October has sparked intense anxiety among teachers and staff members who do not feel safe returning to work in person, illustrating a deepening divide between them and school leaders who support safely getting back to face-to-face instruction.

More than 100 people spoke during the school board’s virtual meeting on Tuesday night, with the majority being teachers and staff who urged the district against reopening campuses in the coming weeks. Many said they felt the plan was rushed and had not included their input, fueling a sense of distrust and lack of confidence in the plan. A recent teachers union survey found that 82% of special education teachers and specialists and 83% of elementary teachers who responded do not feel comfortable going back to work in person. According to the union, 84% of elementary teachers and 82% of special education teachers responded

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