U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, Districts and Postsecondary Institutions Recognized; Green Strides Tour Announced

Forty-six schools and six districts were honored today at the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools ceremony for their innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and costs, promote better health, and ensure effective environmental education.
In addition, six colleges and universities were recognized with the Postsecondary Sustainability Award.  Representatives from honored schools, districts, and postsecondary institutions received sustainably crafted plaques in recognition of their achievements.
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Microsoft extends Windows 10 enterprise and education support, announces paid Windows 7 security updates

  1. Microsoft extends Windows 10 enterprise and education support, announces paid Windows 7 security updates  VentureBeat
  2. Office 365 ‘Coming Soon’ feature heralds a new era of user engagement  Computerworld
  3. Microsoft slows down Windows 10 update pace for businesses following complaints  The Verge
  4. Windows Server 2019 Essentials update – Windows Server Blog – Cloud Perspectives Blog – Microsoft  Cloud Perspectives Blog – Microsoft
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Microsoft permanently extends support for Windows 10 Enterprise and Education feature updates to 30 months

  1. Microsoft permanently extends support for Windows 10 Enterprise and Education feature updates to 30 months  ZDNet
  2. Microsoft slows down Windows 10 update pace for businesses following complaints  The Verge
  3. Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with 15 bug fixes ahead of October 2018 Update  VentureBeat
  4. Windows Server 2019 Essentials update – Windows Server Blog – Cloud Perspectives Blog – Microsoft  Cloud Perspectives Blog – Microsoft
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Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at Meeting of G20 Education Ministers

MENDOZA, Argentina – I appreciate the opportunity to be with all of you and to meet and learn from so many of my counterparts in education and employment from across the G20.

I want to especially thank Minister Finocchiaro and his team. We are grateful for your work in planning and hosting this first-ever G20 Education Ministers Meeting. I also very much enjoyed visiting two of your impressive schools yesterday in Mendoza, UNCUYO and Infinito, and meeting some of the talented educators and the students they serve. Gracias por su hospitalidad!
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UN calls on China to free Uighurs from 're-education camps'

  1. UN calls on China to free Uighurs from ‘re-education camps’  Reuters
  2. China rejects US lawmakers’ sanctions call over Muslim camps  Washington Post
  3. US lawmakers are pushing hard for sanctions against China for its widespread surveillance of its Muslim minority group  Business Insider
  4. American Lawmakers Push to Sanction Chinese Officials Over Xinjiang Camps  Wall Street Journal
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Education Department considers greater rights for students accused of sexual assault, officials say

  1. Education Department considers greater rights for students accused of sexual assault, officials say  Washington Post
  2. New Rules Would Boost Rights of Those Accused of Campus Sexual Assaults  Wall Street Journal
  3. New Campus Sexual Misconduct Rules From Betsy DeVos Protect The Accused and Colleges  Forbes
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