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Ep1044: How Accurate Are Commercial Property Tax Assessments?

Commercial property tax assessments arrive every year, but how accurate are they, and should companies appeal? After all, this is a number that owners want to see low, low, low. Providing his in-depth knowledge, Jason Armstrong, Senior Manager, State and Local Tax Services, joined his colleagues and hosts of Weaver Beyond the Numbers Real […]

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College Board Eliminating Optional Essay on the SATs

As posted by COLLEGE BOARD COMMUNICATIONS: As students and colleges adapt to new realities and changes to the college admissions process, the College Board is making sure our programs adapt with them. The pandemic accelerated a process already underway at the College Board to reduce and simplify demands on students. As part of this process, we’re […]

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Web-Based Education Solutions Offer Students a Way to Keep on Track

Online education has become a major part of life during the pandemic. Millions of students around the world have stayed home and participated in newly developed online curriculums, in lieu of crowded classrooms. Furthermore, the growth in this market has been noticed in many verticals of education such as coding, healthcare, group sessions, and even […]

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Feds Deliver $54 Billion in COVID Relief Funding

The Department of Education this week announced today that more than $54 billion in emergency relief funding is now available to support fully reopening K-12 schools, facilitate continuity of learning, and measure and address the learning loss caused by a lack of in-person learning opportunities. This funding is allocated by the Coronavirus Response and Relief […]

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A Look at the True Impact of COVID on Learning Benchmarks

The nationwide STAR assessment, testing children of grades 1-8, recently released a report with its findings. According to Renaissance, the test shows a mild drop in reading and literacy, but a significant 7 percentage point drop in meeting math benchmarks. The test results estimate in weeks needed to catch up and meet the grade […]

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Quality Matters, the Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance, and 2gnoMe Introduce a New Portal to Support Teaching Mastery of Effective Online Practices

COVID-19 has upended how teachers teach and how their students learn. The pandemic highlights gaps in skill readiness and inequities in access to quality resources. The work of the National Standards for Quality (NSQ) Online Learning is more relevant than ever for K-12 educators, especially those that may be new to teaching students in a […]

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ACT Announces Change in Leadership, Cost-Cutting Measures

ACT, the nonprofit organization that develops and delivers the ACT test, announced today a change in leadership and a series of cost-cutting measures to enable it to continue to serve students into the future, despite the current negative business impact of COVID-19. CEO Marten Roorda is leaving ACT, with Chief Operating Officer Janet Godwin selected […]

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The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
February 20, 2024

In recent years, the global pandemic reshaped our relationship with travel and dining, propelling a surge in culinary tourism. As restrictions lifted, eager travelers began prioritizing unique dining experiences, often planning their journeys around coveted restaurant reservations. This shift reflects a broader trend where gastronomy is no longer a mere aspect of travel but […]

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Streaming the Game: Transforming Sports Broadcasting in the Digital Era
February 20, 2024

The recent rise of streaming services over traditional terrestrial television has marked a significant shift in how audiences consume sports content. This evolution is propelled by advancements in digital technology and changing viewer preferences, emphasizing the need for a more immediate and interactive broadcast experience. The stakes are high, with platforms like Peacock streaming record-breaking […]

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Kickstarting a Marketing Team’s AI Journey
February 20, 2024

A marketing Team’s AI journey is necessary and critical for the success of a brand’s overall mission and execution. In the latest episode of the Marketing AI Sparkcast, host Aby Varma sits down with Daniel Englebretson, CEO of Elynox and an adjunct professor at Wake Forest University and Elon University, to discuss the evolution […]

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4 Keys to a Quality Tower Inspection
January 29, 2020

#1 – USE AN EXPERIENCED TOWER INSPECTOR 5+ years of active “on-the-tower” experience Physical agility to ascend/descend 2,000’ towers Training, certifications, and credentials to climb[1] #2 – PROVIDE CUSTOMER-CENTRIC REPORTING Tower inspection reports are engineering documents; must be clear, concise, complete Inspection reports must match needs and expectations of tower owner[2] Insurance companies/local jurisdictions can […]

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