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Letitia Long. (T-Mobile Photo)

— T-Mobile appointed former National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Director Letitia Long to its board.

Long served as the director of the NGA from 2010 until her retirement in 2014. She was previously deputy director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and a deputy undersecretary to the Secretary of Defense.

She will serve on the nominating and corporate governance committee and as the company’s national security director, a role required through the wireless carrier’s merger with Sprint.

— Amazon Web Services’ VP of Solution Architecture and Training & Certification Rudy Valdez has departed, according to a report by

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A Florida mother and Sarasota County school board member reacted Thursday to news that the Florida Board of Education voted to ban critical race theory from state classrooms.

The rule, initially advanced by Gov. Ron DeSantis, instructs Florida schools to be “factual and objective,” and limits teaching of certain ideas regarding race and history. 

The rule reads: “Instruction on the required topics must be factual and objective and may not suppress or distort significant historical events, such as the Holocaust, and may not define American history as something other than the creation of a new nation based largely on universal

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Consideration of a new website hosting/content management agreement leads the agenda of Monday evening’s regular monthly meeting of the Waxahachie ISD board of trustees.

The district recently conducted a request for proposals, or RFP, for website hosting/content management services and received 25 responses to its solicitation. With such an overwhelming response, the technology department has been reviewing each response in order to make a recommendation for award. The final recommendation will be brought to the meeting Monday evening for the board to review and act upon.

In other business, trustees will consider the personnel report as recommended by the superintendent

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The Desert Healthcare District Board of Directors on Tuesday unanimously approved the purchase of a nearly $340,000 mobile medical clinic, which will be used to address health needs in underserved areas of the Coachella Valley.

The desert has seen an increase in the use of mobile units during the COVID-19 pandemic, which have made testing and vaccinations more accessible to residents in areas with fewer health facilities.

The district and its partners plan to continue health outreach through the mobile unit, as well as bring educational opportunities to those areas, according to a feasibility study completed by the district.

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A parent of five children in the Chandler Unified School District in Arizona blasted the district’s “double standard” for hosting a retirement party for the superintendent while canceling prom and limiting attendance at the graduation ceremony for seniors due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“Parents felt like the district just took a page out of the Marie Antoinette playbook there and said, ‘Let the seniors eat cake,’” Jennifer Alvey told “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday.

She noted that seniors will not have a prom and are only allowed to invite two guests to their graduation, “which means most kids can’t

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ORLANDO, FL / ACCESSWIRE / March 9, 2021 / LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) (“LightPath,” the “Company” or “we”), a leading vertically integrated global manufacturer and integrator of proprietary optical and infrared components and high-level assemblies, today announced the appointment of Mr. Eric Creviston to its Board of Directors (the “Board”), effective March 4, 2020. Mr. Creviston will serve as a Class II director, filling the vacancy created by Dr. Stephen Brueck’s recent retirement. Mr. Creviston is currently Corporate Vice President and President of the Mobile Products group of Qorvo Inc. (NASDAQ:QRVO) (“Qorvo”), which develops and commercializes worldwide semiconductor products

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