“Neuroprosthesis” Restores Words to Man with Paralysis

“Neuroprosthesis” Restores Words to Man with Paralysis

San Francisco, CA…Researchers at UC San Francisco have successfully developed a “speech neuroprosthesis” that has enabled a man with severe paralysis to communicate in sentences, translating signals from his brain to the vocal tract directly into words that appear as text on a screen. Jessie Liu, BS, David Moses, PhD, and Sean Metzger, MS. The achievement, which […]

Educators Vote To Give Tahoe Truckee Unified Superintendent a Failing Grade

Educators Vote To Give Tahoe Truckee Unified Superintendent a Failing Grade

Truckee, CA…Teachers Overwhelmingly Vote “No Confidence” in Superintendent Carmen Ghysels. Teachers with the Tahoe Truckee Education Association (TTEA) have overwhelmingly voted to give their district’s Superintendent and Director of Human Resources a “failing grade” following a year in which pandemic challenges were compounded by unprecedented friction and a breakdown in labor negotiations. An overwhelming majority […]

University Study Says It’s True: Stress Does Turn Hair Gray (And It’s Reversible)

University Study Says It’s True: Stress Does Turn Hair Gray (And It’s Reversible)

New York, NY….Legend has it that Marie Antoinette’s hair turned gray overnight just before her beheading in 1791. Though the legend is inaccurate—hair that has already grown out of the follicle does not change color—a new study(link is external and opens in a new window) from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons is […]

Multitalented Truckee High School Student Receives the Award Honoring Financial Industry Trailblazer.

Multitalented Truckee High School Student Receives the Award Honoring Financial Industry Trailblazer.

Truckee, CA….Resolute Capital Partners (“Resolute Capital”), a private equity firm that actively invests and manages investments in real estate, technology, and energy, announced today that it has recognized Truckee High School student, Taya Matt, as the latest recipient of the Marcy Olson Memorial Scholarship. “I had the privilege of knowing and working with Marcy for several years,” said Thomas J. […]

Supreme Court Sides with Students 9-0 over NCAA on Compensation to Student Athletes

Supreme Court Sides with Students 9-0 over NCAA on Compensation to Student Athletes

Washington, DC…In many cases such as this we believe the best way we can provide accurate news is let the newsmakers speak for themselves. This case is no different as the Supreme Court’s Opinion is better than any summary we could provide. Justice Gorsuch delivered the opinion of the Court and it follows. Click the […]

California’s New Summer Programming and School Reopening Data, Launches Parental Campaign

California’s New Summer Programming and School Reopening Data, Launches Parental Campaign

Sacramento, CA…Today, California launched a new series of interactive data visualizations at the Safe Schools for All Hub to continue tracking the progress of school reopening efforts while highlighting school districts’ plans for summer program offerings to support students’ learning needs. Of the data submitted: 89 percent of school districts submitting data will offer learning opportunities […]

Good News: Mild COVID-19 Induces Lasting Antibody Protection

Good News: Mild COVID-19 Induces Lasting Antibody Protection

St. Louis, MO…Months after recovering from mild cases of COVID-19, people still have immune cells in their body pumping out antibodies against the virus that causes COVID-19, according to a study from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Such cells could persist for a lifetime, churning out antibodies all the while. […]

National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week May 16TH – 22nd “This is EMS: Caring for Our Communities”

National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week May 16TH – 22nd “This is EMS: Caring for Our Communities”

Incline Village, NV…As we wrap up EMS Week at #InclineElementarySchool today, we thank our schools, teachers and students for your time spent with us, it was so nice to see you all in person and share our passion for fire and life safety. #community #EMSWeek2021 #FirefighterParamedic #NorthLakeTahoeFire — at Incline Elementary School. This year’s theme, […]

U.S. Spending on Public Schools in 2019 Highest Since 2008

U.S. Spending on Public Schools in 2019 Highest Since 2008

Washington, DC…The nation spent $752.3 billion on its 48 million children in public schools in fiscal year 2019, a 4.7% increase from the previous year and the most per pupil in more than a decade.  The Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of School System Finances tables released today show per pupil current spending for elementary and […]

Governor Newsom Announces $20 Billion in School Spending with Hope of Transforming Schools into Gateways to Equity & Opportunity

Governor Newsom Announces $20 Billion in School Spending with Hope of Transforming Schools into Gateways to Equity & Opportunity

Castroville, CA…Today, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled another component of his $100 billion California Comeback Plan: transforming California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity. Governor Newsom’s plan represents the highest level of state school funding in California history, investing an additional $20 billion to support the potential of every California student and make the […]

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