Roughly two thirds of the youth participants are boys (265,428) and more players came from New York (55,298) than any other state. Lacrosse continues to be the fastest growing sport at the high school level, and a total of 290,046 players competed in 2013. According to data from the NFHS, from 2008 to 2013, a total of 621 schools added boys’ teams and 588 schools added girls’ teams.
Premium prices for health care policies sold on the Affordable Care Act marketplaces were finally made public just before open enrollment started on Nov. 1. As shown in a recent Kaiser Family Foundation analysis, the numbers offer a revealing look into some surprising trends and some important points consumers need to keep in mind while they shop for 2018 plans..
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileCanadians are avid readers who bought or borrowed more than 2.7 million books last week, according to figures released by a campaign uniting librarians, educators, literacy advocates, publishers and booksellers.The National Reading Campaign revealed its first ever “national book count” figure on Wednesday.The count offers a snapshot of a typical week of reading by Canadians including physical books and digital downloads, purchased or on loan from the library and serves as a kickoff to the group’s second reading summit this week in Montreal.To arrive at the figure which group spokesman Jamie Broadhurst believes is the first time reading has been tabulated in this manner campaign staffers combined book sales and library circulation from Jan. 10 16.The National Reading Campaign’s second national book summit takes place Thursday and Friday in Montreal.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.
Even though I see their points, I disagree that Hadid is a bad choice. I think Gigi Hadid is a fantastic choice because she is who little girls (and big ones too) look at as the (super)model of perfection. The more we see Gigi and other models as humans, rather than these idealistic points of reference that all girls and women should measure themselves against, is a good thing..
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileLiberal Leader Michael Ignatieff is promising ubiquitous high speed broadband internet access across Canada within three years if his party is elected to government.Ignatieff made the commitment to 100 per cent connectivity, with speeds of at least 1.5 megabits per second, for all Canadian communities by 2013 in a video conference from Thunder Bay, Ont., on Tuesday. He also promised expanded cellphone coverage and said a more ambitious internet speed goal would follow by 2017.A Liberal government would fund the initiative with money raised from the upcoming public auction of wireless airwaves, scheduled for next year, he said.More than 800,000 households still did not have access to broadband in 2009, Ignatieff said.Read moreWill high speed internet access across Canada bridge the rural urban divide? What is the service like in your community? Comment or take our poll.Do you have access to high speed internet in your area?customer surveys(This poll is not scientific. It is based on readers’ votes.)Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports.