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Goldman Sachs: These 3 Stocks Are Poised to Surge by at Least 50%

Is it time for the bears to break out the champagne glasses? Not so fast, says Goldman Sachs. Volatility has ruled the Street for the last few weeks, leading some to conclude that those with a more pessimistic outlook had been vindicated, but the firm believes stocks can still climb higher.According to Goldman Sachs’ head of U.S. equity strategy, David Kostin, the S&P 500 could still hit 3,600 by the end of the year, and 3,800 by mid-2021, on the back of vaccine-related optimism and progress with the economic reopening. This would reflect gains of 10% and 16%, respectively, should the index ultimately reach these targets.“Despite the sharp sell-off in the past week, we remain optimistic about the path of the U.S. equity market in coming months. The Superforecaster probability of a mass-distributed vaccine by Q1

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COVID-19 laid bare the inequities in Higher Education. Now, we risk losing an entire generation

When COVID-19 peaked in the Northeast, my home state of New Jersey moved into lockdown, including remote instruction for the state college and university systems. This educational shift, the virus’s disproportionate impact on Black and brown communities, and economic dislocation have had enormous impacts on the aspirations of students from low-income families who seek the transformational power of higher education.

For many families living below the poverty line in New Jersey and across the country, public universities and community colleges offer opportunity: to be the first in the family to receive a college education and to take a step up the ladder of social mobility. Today, one-fifth of college students nationally come from low-income backgrounds, and more than half are first-generation students — many of whom rely on public education institutions to transform their lives and the lives of their families. Even as economic mobility has decreased in the

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Using AI Based Learning To Teach Solve Generation Skill Gap

As economies continue to address the fallout from COVID-19, research from the G20 network’s Think20 is discovering that the skills of those employed “no longer meet evolving market requirements.”

The G20 is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 19 countries and the European Union.

To help global economies address the challenges of being prepared for the digital age, the TF6 taskforce of the G20 is offering four key recommendations countries can adopt to utilize AI-based learning including:

  • Embracing and regulating industry micro-credentials;
  • Accessing government funding for workplace learning in traditional sectors and those working within the platform and gig economies;
  • Promoting immersive, interactive AI for skills development as a learning aid and not in replacement of teachers;
  • Promoting innovative technical and vocational education training (TVET) institutions with the backing of quality control and licensing bodies.

“It is evident we are on the cusp of a

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Virgin Hyperloop and the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) Launch Partnership to Bring Equitable STEM Education to the Next Generation

The partnership is focused on taking action to help ensure STEM education is accessible to all

Virgin Hyperloop's XP-1 vehicle at COSI in Columbus, Ohio as part of VH's national roadshow in 2019.
Virgin Hyperloop’s XP-1 vehicle at COSI in Columbus, Ohio as part of VH’s national roadshow in 2019.
Virgin Hyperloop’s XP-1 vehicle at COSI in Columbus, Ohio as part of VH’s national roadshow in 2019.

COLUMBUS, OH, Aug. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virgin Hyperloop, the category leader in hyperloop technology, and the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), the top-ranked science center in the country by USA Today, have joined forces for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educational programming.  Distance learning is needed now more than ever, and COSI and Virgin Hyperloop are forging a partnership that will leverage some of COSI’s exciting programs such as COSI Connects,  the COSI Science Festival, the Color of Science, and the new COSI Learning Lunchbox to provide critical learning to underserved youth, breaking down barriers in

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