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North Carolina became the first (and so far only) state to restrict where transgender people can use public bathrooms and locker rooms, and gay rights advocates almost immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the law’s legality. Now the state is suing the government, and the government is suing the state. Basically, lawsuits all around. i believe all transgender people should have the right to use the bathroom they associate themselves as.

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A Mexican judge has ruled that drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman can be extradited to face charges in the United States, the country’s federal court authority says. listening to the news this morning i heard this, after escaping from prison last july he is now ruled to be extradited in brooklyn NY

weekly journal 12

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A study by the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that students start class no earlier than 8:30 a.m. The group says insufficient sleep is “an important public health issue” impacting the students’ academic success. this is something i agree with tremendously. when children or teenagers have to wake up very early for school with not enough rest this tires their brain activity and function not allowing them to pay attention they way they would with a full nights of sleep, this causes them to either fall asleep in class or not be able to process the knowledge being taught to them.

weekly journal 11

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I was watching the news this morning and they were saying how chocolate can increase your brain function. this i found very interesting because who doesnt love chocolate and to find out its not just sugar and bad for you but that it can help increase your brain function.Dark chocolate has many health benefits, including that it is a good source of calcium and fiber. It is an antioxidant and can reduce your blood pressure. It can improve your brain function and may even protect your skin from the sun. Scientists are just learning all the benefits of eating chocolate, and the newest study claiming that it can boost your fitness performance is just another added benefit.

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the news reported that the bison can become the national mammal of the united states. this i found interesting because the symbolic animal of the united states for more than 200 years was the bald eagle. lawmakers state “called the bison — North America’s largest land animal — the embodiment of American strength and resilience and said it reflects the nation’s pioneer spirit.”

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i was watching the news in the morning and they were saying that dogs don’t like to be hugged. if you notice your dogs ears go backwards when you hug them, they sense fear and uncomfort. this is something i thought was very interesting because i have a dog and i know many people that hug their dogs and we see it as affection, not knowing its not the same emotion for them.

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education is evolving with technology. in most schools technology is becoming a way of helping to learn. second grade students using an iPad, or iPhone to download an app to help them in math and biology. teachers are looking at this as a change in the educational landscape. Screen Shot 2016-03-20 at 10.11.43 PM

 

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Flint, Michigan water crisis is having a push for homed early childhood programs because of the water crisis. A hiring push is being held  for early childhood programs. Many available positions are being held now at a job fair for potential for associate teachers, classroom staff, and home based teachers. Screen Shot 2016-03-20 at 5.44.01 PM

weekly journal 5

eduction needs more male teachers. this article i read is about the low number of percentages there are for male teachers. at the university of south austrailia only 4 percent of students studying early childhood eduction are male, with less than 10 graduating each year.