The Daily Populous

Monday October 28th, 2019 evening edition

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The Start School Later movement attained a major victory when California Governor Gavin Newsome signed into law California Bill 328 that requires high schools to begin classes no earlier than 8:30 AM and middle schools 8:00 AM.

The law exempts rural districts, still allows for before school classes (so-called “zero period”), and will not go into effect until 2022.

California schools will thus have 3 years to make the necessary adjustments to comply with the law.

As with any major policy change at the local, state, or federal level, there are challenges to get everyone on board to support change.

It is even a controversy that plays out on a global stage with Brexit being only one of the more current ones.

While agreeing that teens need more sleep, many argue that starting school later will not guarantee that that they will.

American schools are still challenged by an achievement “gap” that has been persistent after many different efforts to reduce it over decades. »

Winning: Trump Boos Reached “Almost 100 Decibels” at Nats Game

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Yet there may be a place that hates him even more, and that’s Washington, DC, where he received a humiliating 4% of the vote in 2016.

That changed Sunday evening when Trump attended Game 5 of the World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros, though based on the reception he received from the crowd, he won’t likely be mixing with the locals again anytime soon.

Later, “Lock him up” chants and refrains of “Impeach Trump” echoed throughout the stadium:. »

Hong Kong enters recession, official says, as protests again erupt in flames

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong has fallen into recession, hit by five months of anti-government protests that erupted in flames at the weekend, and is unlikely to achieve any growth this year, the city’s Financial Secretary said.

Related Coverage Hong Kong students take protest to virtual world.

The Hong Kong Free Press reporter was arrested for failing to show ID and being uncooperative and obstructing police. »

Brexit: Johnson agrees to Brexit extension

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The PM has formally accepted the EU's offer of a Brexit extension until 31 January 2020 agreed earlier on Monday.

The EU has finally announced its informal approval of a new Brexit extension - but what an excruciatingly long and confusing political dance to get there. »

Adam Schefter auf Twitter: "Trade: Arizona has reached agreement in principle to trade a conditional 2020 draft pick to Miami for RB Kenyan Drake, league sources tell ESPN."

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