Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education released a report yesterday titled “The State of Racial Diversity in the Educator Workforce,” in conjunction with the National Summit on Teacher Diversity held at the Department. The report reviews trends in the diversity of elementary and secondary school educators, and examines the teacher pipeline from enrollment in postsecondary education to entrance into the teaching workforce and beyond.
Washington, DC - The 2015 Hypertension Control Champions used evidence-based strategies and patient engagement to help their patients achieve blood pressure control rates at or above the Million Hearts target of 70 percent. The 18 Champions, ranging from small practices to large health care systems throughout the U.S., provide care to nearly 1.5 million adults.
Reward offered and investigation underway to identify vandals at Devils Hole in Death Valley National Park
Death Valley, California - The National Park Service (NPS) is offering up to $5,000 in reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for vandalism and trespassing at Devils Hole in Death Valley National Park last weekend.
Washington, DC - In this week's address, President Obama recognized all mothers in celebration of this upcoming Mother's Day, including First Lady Michelle Obama. The President emphasized that we should give all parents the support they need by providing paid maternity and paternity leave, sick leave, accommodations for workers who are pregnant, good health care, affordable child care, flexibility at work, equal pay, and a decent minimum wage. Underscoring the importance of these issues, the President called on Congress to give meaning to Mother's Day by taking action on these items.
Shanghai, China - NPD’s Asia Pacific team recently completed its China Toy Usage & Attitude Study. This report, which provides a comprehensive overview of the China toy market, is available for purchase now.
Washington, DC - Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 5,176,844 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.