State rolls out website with resources to prevent child sex abuse

ALBANY — The state Education Department said Thursday it has created a website that is meant to help school systems follow a law which requires them to teach students in kindergarten to eighth grade about  child sexual abuse and exploitation prevention.

Materials will help educators help children to develop the awareness, skills, self-confidence to prevent and stop the abuse, as Erin’s Law is implemented, according to a press release from Interim Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa said.

The website’s resources include benchmarks that will assist in guiding instruction and lesson development, the agency said. Educators will find a “suite of available curricular resources appropriate for various grade levels,” according to the agency.

“Protecting children is part of our responsibility as educators and education is critical for prevention efforts and a driving force for change,” Rosa said. “These curriculum resources provide schools with caring, grade-appropriate materials to help empower children by

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How to change the sleep timer on your Windows 10 computer to save power and prevent screen burn-in



an open laptop computer sitting on top of a table: It's easy to set your sleep timer in Windows 10. Crystal Cox/Business Insider


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It’s easy to set your sleep timer in Windows 10. Crystal Cox/Business Insider

  • To set the sleep timer on Windows 10, you’ll need to open the “Power & Sleep” menu.
  • The sleep timer in Windows 10 controls how long your PC needs to sit idle before it’ll go into its power-saving “Sleep” mode.
  • If you’re concerned with saving battery life, you should be sure to set a short sleep timer.
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The sleep timer in Windows 10 controls when your PC goes into “Sleep” mode. This helps prevent screen burn-in, and keeps your computer from using more power than it needs to.

This is especially useful if you’re on an unplugged laptop, and want to keep your PC alive for as long as possible.

By default, most Windows 10 computers will only go to sleep after two hours

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Tweet removed by Dr. Scott Atlas who said masks don’t prevent COVID-19

  • Twitter removed a tweet by White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas who claimed that face coverings were not effective in stopping the spread of the coronavirus.
  • The doctor, who joined the coronavirus task force in August, tweeted on Saturday: “Masks work? NO”, alongside a link to an article that argued against the success of face coverings.
  • Atlas told Newsweek he had appealed the decision, adding: “Twitter seems to be censoring the science if it goes against their own goals of public indoctrination.”
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Twitter has removed a tweet from White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas who claimed that face coverings are not effective in stopping the virus’s spread.

Atlas, who has previously spoken out against lockdowns, tweeted on Saturday: “Masks work? NO”, alongside a link to an article that argued against the success of face coverings.

He later followed up this tweet

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