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Qatar ranks 17th in the Global Competitiveness Directory

Doha: Qatar ranked 17th in the 2021 World Competitiveness Yearbook – which is published annually by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD in Switzerland – out of 64 countries, mostly highly developed countries. The ranking was based on national statistics provided to IMD as well as the result of a survey of a sample […]

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Cheer team manager who has Down syndrome excluded from directory photo

A Layton family wants to know why their eighth-grade daughter, who has Down syndrome, was left out of the cheerleader squad photo in her school yearbook. “She was sad. She was sad not to be included,” said Jordyn Poll, Morgyn’s older sister. “There were two photos that were taken – one photo was taken with […]

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Mum outraged by messages supporting her son’s alleged murderer in high school yearbook

A Massachusetts mother is outraged after messages supporting her son’s alleged murderer found their way into the local high school directory. Heidi Kimborowicz launched a petition and demonstrated in front of the town hall of Dracut in order to have the directories of the Dracut high school reprinted. Kimborowicz’s son Adrian, 20, was shot dead […]

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Directory controversy; Rick Steves; Jobs in the hotel industry in Florida; Sweet flowers of the day

Listen Listen… / 52:55 Listen to Thursday’s First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross The recent phone book fiasco in St. Johns County has garnered national attention, even from the federal government. The United States Department of Education’s Civil Rights Office is investigating the St. Johns County School District for potential violation of federal laws for […]

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‘Heartbroken’: School comes under scrutiny for yearbook error involving cheerleader with Down’s syndrome

DAVIS COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – A Facebook post about a high school directory error goes viral. In the post, a Davis County woman said her sister was left out of the support team photo. Her sister is on the team and also lives with Down syndrome. The school district is now reviewing the situation and […]

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High school suspends its own yearbook on Black Lives Matter

A Florida high school suspended distribution of its yearbook because it devoted a section of the book to Black Lives Matter and student participation in the movement. School yearbooks are generally written by students and advised by a teacher. Teacher David Fleischer told CNN that his yearbook committee students took pride in their finished product, […]

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Book Review: Memoirs of Seth Rogen, “Yearbook”

Seth Rogen on “Yearbook”: “I thought a lot about why I smoked weed, but honestly I quit. Because I realized the only reason I was thinking about it was because of the negative stigma. “ Since his last film An American pickle, and during the Covid-19 pandemic, Seth Rogen presided over the significant expansion of […]

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Anger after the photos from the directory 80 Fla. be modified to hide the cleavage of the students

Opening a yearbook for the first time is normally a full of excitement – but at a high school in Florida, some students were shocked after seeing that their directory portraits had been changed. When Riley O’Keefe, a freshman at Bartram Trail High School, saw her yearbook photo, she noticed that a black bar had […]

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Florida high school slammed after editing girls’ yearbook photos to cover chest and shoulders

ST. JOHNS, Fla. (NewsNation Now) – Parents and students criticize a Florida high school for digitally altering photos in a yearbook to cover nearly 100 female students whose clothes were deemed too shameless by school officials. “I laughed a bit at first and was confused,” said Riley O’Keefe, a freshman at Bartram Trail High School. […]

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Hancock County middle school yearbook under fire for bullying

Middle school bullying doesn’t usually make it into the pages of the school-sanctioned yearbook. At Hancock Middle School this year, it did, say outraged parents, alumni and community members. The yearbook for the school’s 1,100 students contained prompts like, “Which friend would you not invite on spring break?” and “I would like to spike a […]