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The New UK Government Wants Clean Energy, Sustainable Aviation Fuel, and Public Transport Reform

The new Labour government in the UK set out its legislative priorities today after winning a landslide election on July 4. At the official state opening of parliament, King Charles III read a speech outlining the bills that Prime Minister Keir Starmer’s government will attempt to pass over the coming months and years. There were […]

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The Supreme Court Doesn’t Want You to Have Clean Water and Safe Air

This story originally appeared on Slate and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. US environmental law is a relatively young discipline. The Environmental Protection Agency is a little more than 50 years old, and the Clean Air and Clean Water acts—legislation we today see as bedrocks of public health and environmental safeguards—were passed in

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Surprise! The Latest ‘Comprehensive’ US Privacy Bill Is Doomed

Dozens of civil rights organizations had been urging Democrats (some of whom had puzzlingly signed off on those changes) to sink the bill, arguing that the changes were both “immensely significant and unacceptable.” The new text, engineered to appease conservative lobbyists representing the interests of big business, omitted, for instance, a key section referencing “civil

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How to measure edtech impact in the ESSA era

The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) and Empirical Education Inc. recently released the Guidelines for Conducting and Reporting EdTech Impact research in U.S. K-12 Schools. These guidelines help clarify how research is conducted and how information is presented to users of edtech products based on the changes brought by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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