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A new University of British Columbia study of parks and greenery has found that people with higher incomes and more education tend to have greater access to urban green spaces than their less privileged neighbors. The study examined census data and highly detailed aerial imagery in 10 major North American cities.

Every child enrolled in a government-funded early learning and childcare facility in Scotland will receive a free healthy meal and access to outdoor play sessions. The plans, set out by the Scottish government, will be required of certain providers beginning in August 2020. Developed in partnership with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA), the change is in an effort to transform the way early learning and childcare are delivered.

Fifty-four percent of students say they enjoy programming courses “a lot," but few get to spend much time on it in school. Here are some resources to help.

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