As public schools grapple with an expected $40-million funding gap in the face of 1,800 new students next year, the UCP’s Education Act could allow an additional 1,700 students into high schools by raising the age of access as soon as this fall. Premier Jason Kenney’s newly elected UCP government campaigned on a promise to […]
Alberta Education Minister Adriana LaGrange speaks at the Edmonton Convention Center on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Larry Wong / Postmedia Alberta's newly minted education ministers a tough room Saturday in the first address to the Alberta Teachers' Association. Speaking to the Association's Representative Assembly at the Edmonton Convention Center, Adriana LaGrange outlined the UCP's education […]
*Spoiler alert: the following excerpt is from my book, Fifty & Failing, Fabulously! Same Kind of Weird I had dismissed Tammy numerous times when in the midst of all my failed attempts at dating she would say, “My brother would be perfect for you. You guys are so much alike.” If I’m completely honest, she would […]
In this post we return to the generic form of the FTRL online optimization algorithm. If the cost functions are linear, as they will be in all the applications that I plan to talk about, the algorithm is: where is the convex set of feasible solutions that the algorithm is allowed to produce, is the […]
Columbia first baseman and former Brooklyn Cyclone Chase Chambers went 4-4 with two RBI in Monday’s 4-2 win against the Rome Braves at State Mutal Stadium.
The 2019 Third Congressional District was a Huge Success. We met Saturday, May 18th in Lenoir County with more than 90 delegates and guests from 14 counties. Democratic Nominee for Congress Allen Thomas, former Mayor of Greenville, gave the keynote address. His remarks focused on the needs of our unique coastal district with a historical […]
At the May 19, 2019 LYSA Board meeting, a mower for the Parks was in attendance. He brought to our attention that the ONLY remedy for our wet-soggy-unplayable fields is to provide proper DRAINAGE. However, LYSA does NOT own the fields. We simply have an agreement with the Village of LaGrange and LaGrange Township to […]
The final 2019 Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association poll rankings were released