August 28, 2020

Music

Rock’N’Roll Fantasy Camp Announces New 2020 Masterclass Season

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp (RRFC) – the longtime rock ‘n’ roll institution where students learn from real-life rock stars – announces its new 2020 Masterclass online season. Guest musicians include Alice Cooper, Joey Kramer (Aerosmith), Kathy Valentine (The Go-Gos), Steve Howe (Yes), Nels Cline (Wilco), Sebastian Bach, music industry leaders Jason Flom, Eddie Trunk, Shep Gordon and songwriting

National

President Trump speaks at FEMA headquarters

Speaking at FEMA headquarters in Washington today, President Trump announced that he will travel to Texas and Louisiana this weekend to survey storm damage resulting from Hurricane Laura. The hurricane made landfall around 1 a.m. CT in Louisiana this morning before being downgraded to a tropical storm early this afternoon. “All Americans are thinking of

National

USCIS delays furloughs with ‘drastic cuts’ that sharply reduce service

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said it is making “drastic cuts” that will affect all agency services, including naturalizations, in order to avoid furloughs of nearly 70% of its workforce at the end of this month. Immigration advocates worried Wednesday that the cuts would add to an already large backlog of cases and that

Education

Codecademy and Clever Team Up to Expand Online Coding Education in High School Classrooms

Codecademy, the online education platform empowering millions of people to learn code, today announced a new partnership with Clever, the most widely used single sign-on (SSO) portal in K–12 schools nationwide. Codecademy’s Pro courses will be available in Clever Library, a catalog of high-quality digital resources that teachers can deploy to their classroom within seconds.

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