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Plague Inc.'s new 'The Cure' mode is free until the coronavirus pandemic ends

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Announced back in March, Plague Inc.’s The Cure update is now available on iOS and Android. The new mode reverses the title’s usual gameplay loop in which you design a virus to wipe out the human race. Instead, you’ll need to implement measures such as contra…


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Filing: Online learning marketplace Udemy is raising up to $100M at a $3.32B valuation

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Online education has been one of the hotspots in the tech world this year, as people turn to e-learning tools to fill in the gaps variously arising from closed schools, closed offices, social distancing, and more time on our hands at home because of the Covid…


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Coronavirus: The realities of schooling in rural Brazil

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The pandemic has thrown up unique challenges for teachers and students in Latin America.


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Bangladesh extends school shutdown over second COVID-19 wave - Reuters

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Bangladesh is extending its closure of all schools and other educational institutions until Dec. 19 amid fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections during the winter, the education ministry said on Thursday.


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Bank of England's Haldane sees lasting scars from COVID-19 crisis - Reuters UK

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The coronavirus crisis will leave lasting scars in the form of higher debt and unemployment, missed education and mental health problems, especially for people on the lowest incomes, Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane said.


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Bank of England's Haldane sees lasting scars from COVID-19 crisis - Reuters UK

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The coronavirus crisis will leave lasting scars in the form of higher debt and unemployment, missed education and mental health problems, especially for people on the lowest incomes, Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane said.


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Bangladesh extends school shutdown over second COVID-19 wave - Reuters India

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Bangladesh is extending its closure of all schools and other educational institutions until Dec. 19 amid fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections during the winter, the education ministry said on Thursday.


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Bank of England's Haldane sees lasting scars from COVID-19 crisis - Reuters

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The coronavirus crisis will leave lasting scars in the form of higher debt and unemployment, missed education and mental health problems, especially for people on the lowest incomes, Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane said.


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Bank of England's Haldane sees lasting scars from COVID-19 crisis - Reuters UK

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The coronavirus crisis will leave lasting scars in the form of higher debt and unemployment, missed education and mental health problems, especially for people on the lowest incomes, Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane said.


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Bullard: 'Household level' virus spread may require new 'education initiative' - Reuters India

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The coronavirus may be spreading faster now "at the household level" rather than in business settings, and a new U.S. push for changes in personal behavior may be needed to control it, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Friday.


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Bullard: 'Household level' virus spread may require new 'education initiative' - Reuters India

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The coronavirus may be spreading faster now "at the household level" rather than in business settings, and a new U.S. push for changes in personal behavior may be needed to control it, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Friday.


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Bullard: 'Household level' virus spread may require new 'education initiative' - Reuters UK

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The coronavirus may be spreading faster now "at the household level" rather than in business settings, and a new U.S. push for changes in personal behavior may be needed to control it, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Friday.


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Sketchy wants to replace boring textbooks with ‘Pixar-like’ videos

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Studying for med school is tough. What if it was more Pixar-like? Sketchy, a visual learning platform, takes complex material that a med student might need to memorize for an exam, and puts the information in an illustrated scene. For example, it uses a count…


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Wales scraps next year's school exams because of COVID - BBC - Reuters UK

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Wales has cancelled all school exams next summer, the BBC reported on Tuesday, citing Welsh education minister Kirsty Williams, with all grades instead based on classroom assessments.


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Federal student loan payments suspended until end of January - Reuters

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Friday said the suspension of federal student loans payments and accruing interest set to end on Dec. 31 will be extended another month as the pandemic presents financial challenges to borrowers.


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Federal student loan payments suspended until end of January - Reuters UK

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Friday said the suspension of federal student loans payments and accruing interest set to end on Dec. 31 will be extended another month as the pandemic presents financial challenges to borrowers.


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Czech Republic to partially reopen schools on November 18 as COVID-19 cases ebb - Reuters

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The Czech Republic will reopen the first and second grades of elementary schools on Nov. 18 as the latest data show a drop in new coronavirus cases in Europe's worst-hit country in the second wave, Education Minister Robert Plaga said on Wednesday.


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Czech Republic to partially reopen schools on Nov 18 as COVID-19 cases ebb - Reuters UK

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The Czech Republic will reopen the first and second grades of elementary schools on Nov. 18 as the latest data show a drop in new coronavirus cases in Europe's worst-hit country in the second wave, Education Minister Robert Plaga said on Wednesday.


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Families sue California, say state fails to educate poor, minority students amid pandemic - Reuters

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Families of 15 public school students sued California on Monday, claiming the state has failed to provide equal education to poor and minority children during the pandemic.


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South Korea kicks off special anti-coronavirus period ahead of college entrance exam - Reuters Africa

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South Korea kicks off special anti-coronavirus period ahead of college entrance exam  Reuters Africa