In response to some private hospitals’ decision to bar partners, New York will order all hospitals to allow partners in delivery rooms, despite the coronavirus risk.
Samuel AbramsThanks @NYGovCuomo for being bold & allowing partners to be with their loved ones who are giving birth. This is so important for mental & emotional health. While I don't know the risk-profile of additional people in the med centers, this needed to happen
In a grim midday message, Mayor de Blasio predicted that 50% of the city’s population could come down with the deadly disease in the coming weeks as Gov. Cuomo announced the state now has more than 30,000 cases.
Samuel AbramsThis line is why America is great: Some 40,000 health care workers have stepped up from retirement or the private sector to form New York’s coronavirus “surge” force, the governor announced.” Cuomo and de Blasio warn of NYC coronavirus surge in coming week
All Harvard courses will move to remote instruction beginning March 23 as a result of a growing global coronavirus outbreak, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email Tuesday morning.
Princeton University has asked students to stay home after spring break as New Jersey reported its sixth coronavirus case; classes will go online.
Samuel AbramsCoronavirus: Princeton orders remote classes after spring break. @Princeton is being smart here and is concerned with the well being of the entire community. I’m waiting for @SarahLawrence to make a similar call; it’s about safety
Samuel AbramsEven when I deeply disagree with their political views, seeing my students get involved in the political world and in policy making is thrilling! I am so proud of them and love watching them help make the world a better place! @SarahLawrence
In yet another window into the country’s polarized political environment, in 2017 the Pew Research Center surveyed Americans regarding their views of major civic institutions. While there were divisions in how Republicans and Democrats viewed...
Purdue's Mitch Daniels thinks civics knowledge should be a graduation requirement. Many faculty members agree.
Samuel AbramsI think that this is a fantastic development. Many students are committed to civility and free exchange but lack a deep knowledge of history and government. This could help! Purdue looks to adopt civics knowledge as undergraduate requirement ihenow.com/32vlP04@AEI