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Post-Retirement Cognitive Decline Varies by Race and Education

Summary: A new study highlights the varying rates of cognitive decline among different races and sex groups after retirement. White men showed the sharpest decline, while Black women experienced the least. Surprisingly, individuals who attended college showed a greater decline than those who didn’t. The research suggests that factors such as job opportunities and lifelong […]

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Selkirk College takes part in 94 Days of Education and Action

Shared learning about Indigenous peoples and shared understanding about the legacy of colonialism is the focus of the 94 Days of Education and Action initiative that was launched on June 29. Building towards the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation that takes place on Sept. 30, Selkirk College is taking the regional lead on recognizing

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Timmins news: Students learn about the trades during Catholic Education Week

In celebration of Catholic Education Week, officials at Ecole Louis-Rheaume are giving students opportunities to learn from others. “They always say it takes a village to help a child grow; it also takes a village to teach our children,” said Karen Collins, principal of Ecole catholique Louis-Rheaume. “With the high demand trades, it’s never too

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The English school district accepts the findings in the deaf education discrimination case

Carter Churchill’s family won a human rights case against the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District in March. (Submitted by Kimberly Churchill ) The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District says it accepts the findings of a human rights tribunal report that it ordered to provide Carter Churchill — a profoundly deaf child from Portugal

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Ontario introduced mandatory technology credit for high school students

The provincial government is bringing in a new mandatory technological education credit for Ontario high school students, the education minister announced Friday. In a news release, the province said the change will begin with students entering Grade 9 in September of 2024. “I am proud to announce another step forward to ensure all students learn

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What are the best alternatives to a gallery wall? Designers share 10 creative ways to decorate a blank space

Gallery wall alternatives We won’t go as far to say anything as drastic as the gallery wall is dead, it’s a timeless approach to filling a blank wall that’s going nowhere. But the gallery wall as it has been known (framed prints and photos in various grid-like layouts) is starting to become a bit… done?

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