Colleges created remedial education classes to ensure students were sufficiently prepared for more advanced material. But increasingly, there’s a sense that remedial courses are hurting the prospects of the students they are intended to help. As a result, some California colleges and high schools are rethinking their approach to teaching math -- with encouraging results. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
The retail sales of passenger vehicles (PV) in July dropped by 11 per cent year-on-year to 243,183 units, two-wheeler sales by 5 per cent and commercial vehicle (CV) sales dropped by 14 per cent to 23,118, according to the Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA). Speaking to BTVI, FADA's Vice President Vinkesh Gulati said slowdown in the…
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Bega Cheese (ASX:BGA) expects overall milk intake in FY19 to be between 1 and 1.1 billion litres of milk compared with total intake of 750 million litres in 2018. The dairy company says performance in FY19 is expected to be impacted by farm gate milk pricing pressure. Bega is forecasting normalized EBITDA in the range of $123 to $130 million as compared to $110 million in FY18. Bega says despite the current decrease in milk supply in the Australian dairy industry it is is very pleased with the integration of the Koroit facility, and, the forecast performance of that acquisition. Shares in Bega Cheese (ASX:BGA) are trading 12.3 per cent lower at $4.98.
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Dozens of air mattresses are swept away by the wind before an outdoor movie night in Colorado.
The senator and 2020 presidential candidate publicly apologised for her claims to indigenous heritage.
A Lebanese town has banned Muslims from buying and renting property, forcing this family from their home.
Haidar el Ali has led a project to plant 152 million mangrove buds in Senegal's Casamance Delta.
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who has sparked school strikes worldwide against global warming joins thousands of students in Hamburg, urging them to stay angry and fight for change.
Nations strike a deal to implement the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.
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