[SPA Thinks] Should SPA transition to distance learning model?

January 31, 2022 — RubicOnline Minneapolis public schools return from two weeks of distance learning on Monday, and St. Paul students walked out on Jan. 18, requesting distance learning or increased safety precautions. St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s administration has assured students and families that distance learning is not necessary to keep the community […]

[SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS] Reviewing the Marine Debris Tracker app

Citizen science is research conducted by the public. Now, you can aid the fight against plastic pollution by researching it yourself. The Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative, also known as the Mayors of the Mississippi River, partnered with the United Nations Environment Program, the National Geographic Society, and the University of Georgia to create an accessible way for the general public to battle plastic pollution by gathering data along the Mississippi River.

[SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS] Prioritizing vaccinations for elders? It’s not as simple as it seems

March 18, 2021 – RubicOnline COVID-19 vaccinations are currently underway with over 1.2 million Minnesotans who have received at least one dose and 750,000 people with a completed vaccine series. The state’s decision to focus on age groups has caused 91% of the vaccinated population to be white people while only 82% of the total […]