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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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Teachers get summers off. Teachers college students? Not at Western U

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Western University’s faculty of education is speeding up and modifying the process to become a certified teacher amid what officials are calling a critical shortage in classrooms provincewide. Published June 12, 2023 • Last updated 1 week ago • 2 minute read (Free Press file photo) Article content Western

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Quebec teachers protest against Bernard Drainville’s new education bill

Teachers’ groups held a protest outside the National Assembly this morning to voice their opposition against the Quebec government’s new education bill. One of the groups, Fédération autonome de l’enseignement (FAE), says Bill 23 is disconnected from people actually working in the field. They say the proposed legislation is an attack on the autonomy of

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Ukrainian family reflects on their children’s first school year in the US after fleeing war

Ukrainian war refugees who began arriving in the US over a year ago are completing their first taste of the US education system with the conclusion of the academic year. More than 270,000 Ukrainians, many of them children, have been admitted into the country since Russia launched its invasion in February 2022, with many finding

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Press release: UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms the role of technology and innovation, and education in the digital age in accelerating gender equality

At the conclusion of the negotiations, UN Women Executive Director, Sima Bahous, said: “This year’s Agreed Conclusions are game-changing and bring forward our vision of a more equal and connected world for women and girls in all their diversity. It is our job, as we leave here today, to translate them into reality. The ultimate

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