Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Chosen as 2021 Commencement Speaker for Washington University in St. Louis

Skyhook Foundation

Mr. Abdul-Jabbar will deliver Washington University’s 160th Commencement address in May at a small, in-person ceremony with guidance and approval from St. Louis regional health authorities. The university will award him an honorary doctor of humanities degree. “Abdul-Jabbar’s address to the Class of 2021, which will be video recorded in advance to accommodate the multiple…

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To Ditch the Screen, Los Angeles Schoolchildren Escape to the Great Outdoors for In-Person Science

Ashley Storey

  It’s an experience most children have not had in a year. Eleven sets of eager eyes are fixed on the teacher who holds court in the center of the circle, storybook in hand and props at the ready. Each child has a ziplock bag packed with supplies: duct tape, plasticine, pipe cleaners, scissors, string…

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