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Critical Race Theory Course Taught at Peel Secondary School

Applewood Heights High School in Mississauga now offers a course teaching the controversial subject of Critical Race Theory to high school students. The course, titled Contemporary Black Studies, is described as exploring “contemporary black culture in Canada, through the lens of critical race theory.” Other topics on the program include …

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Proposed Climate Action Course for SD40 Schools

NWSS students say the climate crisis is not taught well enough in schools. Should the New Westminster School District create a high school course dedicated to the climate crisis? It was one of the ideas that emerged at the School District 40 board meeting on Feb. 22, when students from …

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Central Bucks student says call for book ban is ‘outdated’

A book ban effort has been launched at the Central Bucks School District, calling for the removal of certain books due to certain moral and social principles that parents say have been shattered by the books we read. Some of my sister schools, like Pennridge, have already gone out of …

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After review, Bedford County schools will not remove disputed books from school libraries | Education

After reviewing 11 challenged books found in select school libraries in the Bedford County Public Schools system, BCPS administrators and book review committees have made the decision not to remove any of the challenged titles from school libraries. At the November school board meeting, some parents called for certain book …

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College Course Credit System Now in India: How It Will Change the Study Abroad Path

From application processes to virtual classrooms, the past two years have seen a dramatic transformation for students pursuing studies abroad. Undeniably, the pandemic has turned the whole world into a classroom through digitization and the advent of e-learning. New opportunities such as buddy programs, blended learning, and transferable college course …

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A Million Books Matters: The Citywide Digital Library Success Story in New York City Schools

When schools closed, a new digital library created opportunities for students across New York City. The library is growing rapidly, with over 1.5 million cases to date. Melissa Jacobs (pictured) monitors an online ticker that tracks the circulation of digital securities like a day trader monitoring the stock market. “Today …

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Books, High Schools and Roots – The Isle Of Thanet News

Matthew and Bryan Have you heard of World Book Day? It’s every March, and it’s a time to celebrate books (hence the obvious name). Bryan had various activities at school, including having to assimilate something about a fictional character in one of his favorite books. He chose a book by …

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Ethan Crumbley reading Harry Potter books, has ‘pretty excessive’ funds in commissioner, says sheriff

Oakland County judge to decide if Ethan Crumbley will stay in jail An Oakland County judge will issue a ruling next week on whether Oakland County Jail or the Children’s Village is the best place for the alleged Oxford High School shooter. PONTIAC, Mich. (FOX 2) – For nearly three …

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A Complete Course to Navigate College Admission

CLEVELAND, February 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About Tuesday, March 8, 2022Your Teen Media will launch Destination→Collegea comprehensive eight-week online course for parents to guide their high school student through the college admissions process. Now in its second year, the course is designed to provide parents of high school students with …

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Montana teenager creates app to help young drivers stay safe

HELENA — Jesse Hruska, a senior at Capital High School, has noticed that many people his age are prone to distracted driving. This prompted him to create an app, to help them refresh road safety rules. “I didn’t just want to create some sort of driver safety education app, because …

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Mental health in schools: the Huron-Superior Commission has an app for that

Educators receive an update on student supports; Wednesday’s final reunion for outgoing director Rose Burton Spohn Students facing mental health issues in schools is not a new phenomenon, but the need for mental health support has increased throughout the COVID-19 pandemic due to the academic and social upheaval it has …

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Watch now: Bixby School Board votes to keep two disputed books on library shelves | Education

According to data compiled by the American Library Association, it was the most frequently challenged book among school libraries nationwide in 2017, in part due to a Netflix adaptation of the same name. Citing the potential to help identify students struggling with mental health issues, the school board voted unanimously …

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Cut from a different fabric: App State alumnus Mitch Purgason ’15 forges his way to the fashion forefront

BOONE, NC — Mitch Purgason’s time at Appalachian State University marked the start of his career in apparel design. Now the Mountaineer alum dresses a host of business executives and professional athletes – including NFL players Christian McCaffrey and George Kittle; NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace; and author, speaker and businessman …

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New app helps deaf and hard of hearing kids watch movies – Shaw Local

When high school student Brooke Scott saw a post on social media about the SignUp app, she quickly contacted its developer Mariella Satow. According to the app’s GoFundMe page, SignUp is a free Google Chrome extension that brings American Sign Language to the screen alongside children’s movies on Disney+. Scott, …

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Las Cruces middle schooler wins congressional app creation contest

LAS CRUCES — A self-taught middle schooler has won the 2021 Congressional App Challenge for District 2 in New Mexico, receiving national recognition for his programming. Andrew To, a 13-year-old eighth year pupil at White Sands School, said he couldn’t believe it when he found out he had won. “I …

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Despite Cracking NEET Twice, Med Class Still Dreams For This Student, Seeks Government Help

Thangapechi, a resident of Panamooppanpatti village in Madurai district, has cracked NEET twice but is still absent from a medical course due to lack of money. She is now urging the government to provide her with assistance to continue her education. She is the eldest of four sisters. Thangapechi graduated …

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R-XI puts more emphasis on websites | Local News

Select Union R-XI School District staff will receive a little extra pay to help keep the district’s new websites up to date. The school district is rolling out a new website and mobile app, part of new superintendent Dr. Scott Hayes’ vision to revamp how the district communicates with families …

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Peak to Peak Students Win 1st and 2nd Place in Congressional Application Contest

Aditya Nandyal first encountered the idea of ​​an Ecological Footprint in his advanced human geography class, but he wanted to learn more about how to walk the Earth more lightly. A sophomore at Peak to Peak Charter School in Lafayette, he used his interest to develop an interactive app called …

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Public schools will have an unprecedented course in data science

The year 2022 has begun and with it the implementation of the new high school has begun throughout Brazil. The law was enacted in 2017, but the new form of education is beginning to be implemented in public and private schools across the country. This new form establishes, for example, …

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Katy ISD unblocks some LGBTQ websites after public outcry, but others remain banned – Houston Public Media

Cameron Samuels speaks at the Katy ISD board meeting on January 24, 2022. Katy ISD has unblocked some websites with LGBTQ mental health and education resources on her district-wide network after a group of students collected nearly 1,300 signatures for a petition calling for the removal of strict internet filters. …

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Katy ISD Unblocks Four LGBTQ Websites – OutSmart Magazine

Katy ISD has unblocked four LGBTQ-affirming websites, according to student Cameron Samuels. Samuels, a high school student who uses the pronouns they/them, spearheaded the fight against a policy that previously banned all LGBTQ resources from the district’s internet server. “After the Montrose Center [website] was unblocked in December, they unblocked …

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Kohl Announces New Education Benefit Program which covers tuition, books … and other fees for eligible full-time and part-time associates …

New program helps advance professional mobility and attract and retain talent critical to executing Kohl’s strategy to become the most trusted retailer for the active and relaxed lifestyle Today, Kohl’s announced a new associate benefits program that will cover 100% of tuition, books, and other related costs as part of …

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Names to Note: Students win award for app that helps seniors

Modesto high school students Divya katyal and Rana banankhah won the 2021 version of the Congress Applications Challenge in District 10. They have developed a software application that connects isolated elderly people with volunteers who could meet specific needs. Representative Josh Harder, D-Turlock, announced the selection in a Jan.4 press …

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Pleasant 6th grade student wins congressional award for app development

Like her sixth-graders at Pleasant Middle School, Lane Johnson loves video games. However, unlike many other middle school students, this passion for video games inspired him to learn to code. Johnson’s initiative, combined with creativity and the hours spent learning the Scratch programming language led him to participate in the …

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🌱 Winter weather + COVID update + App status contest

Hello, Davidson residents! Cassie Fambro here with your Tuesday copy of the Davidson Daily. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Sunny, but cool. High: 45 Low: 30. Here are Davidson’s best stories today: Winter weather returns to Davidson all week (Davidson patch) Appalachian State seeks sculptors for …

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The Donate A Book collection brings together 150,000 books for 130 schools

The SM Store, in collaboration with various partner institutions, shared the joy of learning with students from schools and remote communities in Mindanao. Photo source: SM It is often said that acts of kindness go a long way. Indeed, for The SM Store’s “Donate A Book” program this year, donations …

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Texarkana, TX ISD to Offer Aircraft Building Course | Texarkana

TEXARKANA, Texas – High school students in Texarkana, Texas will soon be working hard on a project that involves math, physics, and engineering. Students will build a full-size, fully operational aircraft from scratch. Starting this fall semester, Texarkana ISD is partnering with a non-profit educational company called Tango Flight. The …

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Danu Abeysuriya, the risk taker behind the Covid-19 tracer application

In Danu Abeysuriya’s family there is a saying: when his father decides to leave a place, it is time for everyone to sell what they can and do the same. Her parents moved from Sri Lanka to Nigeria as civil unrest was brewing, an underlying political current that would eventually …

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Katy ISD students complain about LGBTQ-related websites being blocked

Students and others are calling for the unblocking of websites offering LGBTQ-related resources. HOUSTON, Texas – The Montrose Center is an iconic LGBTQ institution in Houston. “We provide many needed services to the community,” said spokesperson Austin Ruiz. He never expected to be caught up in a Katy ISD controversy. …

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Critical Race Theory in Schools: Don’t Ban Woke School Library Books, Balance Them

(pcess609 / Getty Images) I can’t think of a more encouraging development than the national parent movement pushing back awakening education. Nothing can beat organized parents to stop the erosion of fundamental American ideals like free speech or equality before the law. Fortunately, a record of early successes is rapidly …

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Backed by Paul George, new app aims to streamline sports betting

When betting on sports, no matter who you are, winning is always better than losing. But while there are some bettors who value monetary gain above all other considerations, there are others for whom a series of bets acts as a kind of social cartilage, a ritualistic way of staying …

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Canadas Selena Costabile Clever Curious Off Golf Course | LPGA

MOBILE, AL | Being good at golf takes a lot of brainpower, especially at the professional level. There are distances to calculate, shots to visualize and statistics to break down. Players must make their way around each new course, deciding where and how to land it, trying to anticipate the …

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Criminal complaints filed against books in Wake County schools

Some parents and community activists want criminal charges laid against North Carolina’s largest school system for distributing books with graphic language and pictures about sex to students. Nine criminal complaints were filed Tuesday with the Wake County Sheriff’s Office accusing the school system of distributing obscene and pornographic material. Some …

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Five websites every student should know

Being in college, it can seem like things are much more difficult and difficult. Students need tools and hacks to make the college experience easier. On the Internet, students can learn effective study habits and access digital copies of textbooks and answers to questions that may not have been covered …

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These 5 books make great holiday gifts, says Bill Gates

If you are considering giving books as holiday gifts to coworkers, clients, friends, or family this year, Bill Gates has a few recommendations for you. Gates, a famous voracious reader, says he read many great books in 2021. But these five were especially enjoyable, he writing, and would make particularly …

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Tackling Europe’s racist colonial past must go beyond history books – EURACTIV.com

Teaching colonialism is a first step in tackling structural racism in Europe, but inequalities will only be eradicated if taken into account in education as a whole, experts say. “Colonialism, slavery and the Holocaust are rooted in our history and have profound consequences for society today”, reads the EU action …

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Financial Literacy Course Belongs to New York High Schools – The Ticker

New York City should include a financial literacy course in its public high school curriculum. Many students would benefit from learning about credit cards, interest rates, loans, and other personal finance topics before they graduate from high school. In today’s environment, financial literacy is essential for student success. Currently, 21 …

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Charting a New Path for Geography Education

November 19, 2021 On a sunny Thursday morning at Fuller Elementary School in Tempe, a dozen first-graders wearing socks scrambled on all fours over a giant vinyl map of Arizona, hurrying to put their fingers on some black dots representing their favorite Arizona cities. Taught by their teacher Amy Evans, …

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No room for porn, but just review of school books

I was a little skeptical when Moms for the announced freedom he found 28 books “unacceptable” in school libraries in Indian River County containing “pornography and / or inappropriate sexual content or innuendo.” “Pornography”? This is serious business, not the tiresome complaints about the F-word, Holden Caulfield trying to lose …

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Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) Market Size Expected to Reach $ 59.63 Billion at a CAGR of 35.30%, by 2028

Reports and data Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) Market Size – $ 5.39 Billion in 2020, 35.30% CAGR, Market Trends – Strong MOOC Demand from Enterprise Sector NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, November 5, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – The availability, accessibility and affordability of MOOCs are expected to stimulate market demand. …

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A financial education course is required to earn a high school diploma.

Well, it’s financial literacy, and soon every high school will have some kind of financial literacy class. Perrysburg High School already has one. This is called personal finance. Many of us have heard someone say, “Why am I learning algebra? I should learn some real life skills like how to …

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How I got here: Software Engineer Dawn Wages went from website building to high school in Wharton

As a high school student in North Carolina, software engineer, community organizer and 2021 RealLIST engineers laureate Dawn Salary knew she wanted to have the most attractive My space profile. Learning to code just makes sure that happens. “I would decorate my profile and fix the profiles of my friends,” …

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Three LGTBQ books with sexually explicit material from the Waukee school

Editor’s Note: This article is not suitable for young readers. WAUKEE, Iowa – Waukee community schools said they released three LGBTQ-themed books – Not all boys are blue, Lawn boy, and Homosexual gender – Northwest High School Library for review after receiving complaints about sexually explicit content, Axios Des Moines …

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4 Best Micro-Tutoring Sites Image Courtesy of Studypool.com

Finding the right tutor requires spending a lot of time weighing the pros and cons of each candidate’s history and work experience. It can be an expensive and tiring experience that few people want to relive over and over again. Yet this is what is happening with students all over …

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NPA distributes books and educational materials to schools in Lagos | The Guardian Nigeria News

The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Tin Can Island Port (TCIP), distributed textbooks, notebooks and other writing materials to students of 10 secondary schools in Ajegunle and Apapa regions in Lagos State. Port Manager, TCIP, Ibrahim Yunusa Anji, speaking to students at Alakoto Secondary School, Tolu Complex, expressed …

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Light spots in our schools: an EPIC disc golf course in Lamoille

Editor’s Note: This is the first story in a series by invitation that takes place throughout this school year, documenting the positives of our schools. We are looking for short articles on specific cases of the most meaningful learning, from a student perspective. These can be examples of innovative projects …

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California requires ethnic studies course for high school graduation – Scot Scoop News

In the middle of widespread protests last year, a demand was expressed loud and clear: schools should include an ethnic studies course in the curriculum. California became the first state to respond. On October 8, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom promulgated the law Assembly Bill (AB) 101, which added completion of …

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Financial / banking literacy educational video app with digital rewards published

DebtGo, a new app that allows users to watch educational videos in return for digital and financial rewards, has been launched. Nutley, United States – October 20, 2021 – The new DebtGo app is available for iOS and Android, allowing users to receive short educational briefings on various topics related …

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Students complete their aviation training with non-profit Brevard

Support local journalism. Unlock unlimited digital access to floridatoday.com Click here and subscribe today. After weeks of sifting through pre-flight checklists, verifying calculations, and even soaring in the skies over Brevard County, the students with the 99th Squadron are ready to complete their training. The Palm Bay-based nonprofit is named …

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Guillermo Rauch creates Vercel to make websites better and faster

Front-end web development is the process of converting data into a graphical interface, so that users can view and interact with that data. Front-end developers combine elements of design and programming to create websites or mobile apps. And while HTML was once the primary programming language for front-end developers, today …

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The 10 best websites to find an internship

Internships are a great way to gain hands-on experience and career insight. Finding the right internship is a difficult task and is usually associated with professional confusion and amateurish exposure to the job market. But with the world rapidly moving to the web, it is becoming easier and easier to …

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Board of Directors changes course and opts for SASS program | Local News

CONWAY – A month after choosing not to participate in a Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education initiative that allegedly provided free COVID-19 testing for students and staff in the Conway School District and with coronavirus cases on the rise, the Conway School Board reversed the …

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Junction City High Senior Brysen Taylor has already written 5 books

JUNCTION CITY (WIBW) – Junction City High School, author and good-natured Brysen Taylor’s passion for writing began in his early years, when he finished his first short story in kindergarten. Taylor continued to light and strengthen the fire for writing within him, starting his first full-fledged book in fifth grade. …

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WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY: Mental health issues in books for young adults

October 10, marked as World Mental Health Day, we aim to raise awareness about mental health issues – a conversation that sadly is always on tiptoe as there is a veil of stigma around it. However, young adult books have recently done an exceptionally valuable job in incorporating mental health …

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California to require ethnic studies course to graduate from high school

California is one of the first states in the United States to make ethnic studies a compulsory course for high school graduates. The new law will first apply to students graduating from high school in the 2029-30 school year. California will require its high school students to take an ethnic …

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How the Agidingbi 1851 app bridges the gap between history and education

During the colonial period, the Education Ordinance provided for the study of history. It was an interesting topic in the school curriculum during the days of Nigeria’s independence and the height of nationalism. The story was featured in the Higher School Certificate (HSC) program designed to prepare students for admission …

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Manatee School Board candidate guilty of website hacking

David Levin’s background in technology and politics took him to prison over five years ago. Now he hopes to learn from the past and bring his skills to the Manatee County School Board. In an interview Thursday, Levin said he hoped to keep mask mandates and critical race theory out …

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Dr. Ezella McPherson launches two books on college student success

Enter Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your 1-week free trial here. DETROIT, Oct 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Dr. Ezella McPherson, Founder of Dr. McPherson Coaching, LLC, is delighted to announce the launch of her new book, “Dream On !: Supporting and Graduating African American Girls and Women in …

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LGBTQ + group denounces efforts to ban 2 books from school libraries

FAIRFAX, VA – A group representing more than 425 LGBTQIA students from more than 30 schools sent a letter Thursday to the Fairfax County School Board calling on its members to reject efforts by some parents to remove two books from school libraries. The two books in question – “Gender …

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New librarian has always been interested in books | New

MONTICELLO – Sherry Waldrep’s experience in libraries goes back some time. “When I was in high school, I worked in the library. It was a small job I had while working for the high school library. They would open the high school and elementary library for the summer. I even …

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Angela Duckworth’s Grit Lab to Launch New Course for High School Students on Instructure’s Canvas LMS | Regional news

SALT LAKE CITY, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instruct today announced that the new Grit Lab 101 course, created by the New York Times bestselling author Angela Duckworth, will be available to high school students exclusively on LMS canvas. Watch Duckworth as she shares more on Grit Lab …

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Websites to Find College Scholarships and Free Application Tips

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on product links from our affiliate partners. It can be stressful going through the college application process and figuring out how to fund this …

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