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App designed to save lives not popular with Florida teachers

Oct. 11, 2021 09:33 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — An app designed to help save lives by targeting the location of an emergency at a school is not popular with teachers and other eligible employees because they don't trust it. In the two months it's been available, only 16% of school staff...

In 'Homeroom,' an unprecedented school year caught on film

Aug. 13, 2021 11:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Oakland filmmaker Peter Nicks had already made two well-regarded documentaries capturing the flawed institutions of his city and their role in shaping local lives: 2012’s “The Waiting Room,” about a public hospital, and 2017’s “The Force,” about the Oakland...

Today in History

Aug. 01, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2021. There are 152 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 1, 1907, the U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aeronautical division, the...