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The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia Media Network)

Maddie Hanna

22 September 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Data shows that nationally only 2% of public-school teachers are Black men. To fill that gap, Boys’ Latin, a charter school in Philadelphia, launched a program that creates teaching positions for Black men who want ...

Arizona Daily Star

Henry Brean

20 September 2020

Tucson, Arizona, United States

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In an experimental garden in Arizona, scientists are seeing how to produce sustainable and local food in a desert environment. They’re growing plants under a photovoltaic “canopy” of solar panels that provide necessar...

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Emily Nonko

16 September 2020

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

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Since the Jersey City composting program, over 50,000 pounds of disposable waste has been used to fertilize home gardens, parks, and community gardens, instead of going into landfills. While scaling the program is a c...

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Jared Brey

15 September 2020

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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A real estate developer has teamed up with homelessness service organizations to house working families. The Lotus Campaign gives landlords $1,000 a year to rent a unit to a family that is at risk of homelessness or i...

The Lily

Sarah Stankorb

3 September 2020

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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A local collaborative in Hamilton County, Ohio has reduced infant mortality by initiating regional educational campaigns and creating “sacred spaces” where Black women meet and learn how to become empowered to "tell t...

Quartz

Katherine Ellen Foley

3 September 2020

Arizona, United States

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Wastewater-based epidemiology is helping scientists and public health experts track the prevalence of coronavirus in communities. Although this practice can be complicated by the size of cities and lacks a standardize...

NPR

Anya Kamenetz

31 August 2020

United States

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School districts and cities are creating learning hubs, or learning centers, to provide students with remote learning and access to Wi-Fi. The hubs are free, low-cost, or subsided. The hubs are a necessary alternative...

NBC News

Denise Chow

29 August 2020

Tucson, Arizona, United States

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Amongst other efforts, the University of Arizona has begun analyzing sewage to mitigate the spread of coronavirus as students return to campus for the new school year. The practice is known as wastewater-based epidemi...

Dallas Morning News

Brooklynn Cooper

28 August 2020

Dallas, Texas, United States

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Hotspots are helping bridge the digital divide in Dallas, one of the worst-connected cities in the U.S. compared to other similar-sized cities. A program that allows for residents to check out hotspots from the librar...

The Guardian

Rebecca Ratcliffe

27 August 2020

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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Injecting mosquito eggs with Wolbachia, a naturally occurring bacteria, is showing promise for reducing the cases of dengue in parts of Indonesia. Although dengue cases have been increasing, in areas of Indonesia wher...

Government Technology (GovTech)

Ben Levine

27 August 2020

Pennsylvania, United States

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Using AI technology, home address data, and algorithms, the Metro21 Institute at Carnegie Mellon was able to find the best school bus routes to deliver school meals to students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The soluti...

National Geographic

Michael Greshko

27 August 2020

United States

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80 percent of overnight camps across the country have shuttered down due to pandemic. Camps that reopened had to change how they operate, by using a range of practices from apps to field guides, some have been able to...

Nature

Ewen Callaway

27 August 2020

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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In Indonesia, Wolbachia-carrying mosquitoes are transmitting dengue at a much slower rate than those not infected with the bacterium according to a controlled research study that expands on existing experimentation co...

BBC

Craig Langran

27 August 2020

Uganda

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A hospital in Uganda is using a new device created by scientists that produces oxygen without the use of electricity. Since the device has been introduced, 500 children have been treated with it and the mortality for ...

South China Morning Post

Gigi Choy

24 August 2020

Hong Kong, China

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In Hong Kong, a newly devised e-health system is teaching patients how to test and monitor their own symptoms during the coronavirus pandemic, rather than have a doctor administer in-person care. Using an exhibition c...

NPR

Lauren Sommer

24 August 2020

Mariposa, California, United States

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To combat wildfires in California, Native American tribal leaders and government officials are coming together to facilitate “cultural burnings” or controlled burns. Regularly burning the landscape prevents thick, dri...

Next City

Emily Nonko

20 August 2020

New York, United States

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The Thinkubator, a Bronx-based nonprofit, launched "Thinkubator Solves" a virtual internship program that pairs Bronx high school students with local businesses. The paid one-month summer internship allows students to...

Associated Press

Ignatius Ssuuna

13 August 2020

Rwanda

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Researchers in Rwanda are using a mathematical approach as part of pooled testing to determine the number of cases of coronavirus in the country and slow the circulation rate. The algorithm they've developed "makes th...

The Trace

Ann Givens

13 August 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

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The South Central Leadership Academy was started in Los Angeles by a college student who believes that gun violence survivors like him should lead the community response in finding solutions to violence. Its first yea...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Courtney Duchene

13 August 2020

Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States

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A former costume designer and a farmer in Pennsylvania are partnering together to grow flax to produce their own linen. Since the fashion and textiles industries produce a lot of waste, the duo are reviving the crop t...

Inkline

Giselle Green

10 August 2020

London, England

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Five recently-graduated doctors put together a virtual bar-trivia-style program called SOLViT to supplement med students' curriculum during their final year, when they should be receiving in-hospital training, but can...

The Seattle Times

Michelle Baruchman

7 August 2020

Bellevue, Washington, United States

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Artificial intelligence and traffic cameras are being used to identify dangerous intersections in Bellevue, Washington. Data from thousands of hours of footage revealed that intersections where drivers, bikers and ped...

Baltimore Magazine

J. Cavanaugh Simpson

5 August 2020

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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In the first half of a six-month experiment, Baltimore's "wide-area surveillance" using video cameras flying above city streets to aid in crime investigations has led to only one arrest. The city's police commissioner...

The Hechinger Report

Jill Barshay

3 August 2020

United States

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An ed-tech researcher continues to investigate the success of a study that looked into the effectiveness of "crowdsourcing homework tips." In the study, the homework tips were pre-written by teachers for students to a...

The Plug

Iris Crawford

25 July 2020

United States

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Pandemic-induced uncertainty for schools, and their students, is creating wider learning gaps, especially for Black and Latino students. Two nonprofits, The Hidden Genius Project and INTech Camp for Girls, both of whi...

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