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Online Hunter Safety Education Course
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WSIL – Spring Turkey Season is not far off. If you’re looking to get into hunting, most people will have to take a Hunter Safety Education Course.
If you have a hectic schedule, you can take a portion of the class at your own leasure online.
It usually takes less time the the traditional two day class had to be taken in-person.
If you opt to take the online format, you still must attend a field day.
The class online costs $ 25, while the traditional class is free.
The course has nine chapters with a quiz after each one and then a 25 question final test.
You need to score above 80 percent on the final exam.
If you don’t pass the quizzes or the test you can retake them if necessary.
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Iranian students risk prison with online classes taught by Pittsburghers
News from Pittsburgh Post Gazette:
Helga Stokes regularly tutors college-level students in English as a foreign language, evaluating their papers and suggesting revisions. Astrid Kersten supervises students who are doing master’s-level projects in management and human resources.
It sounds routine. But for the students of the two-Pittsburgh area women — connected by computer from half a world away — it’s anything but. To get an education, they are risking prison.
The instructors are part of a fleet of hundreds of volunteers from around the world who teach in the Baha’i Institute for Higher Education. It provides free education to members of the Baha’i faith who live in the Islamic Republic of Iran and who are largely barred from colleges and universities because of their religion, according to human rights groups.
“There’s not much I can do from here, but there’s at least a little something,” said Ms. Stokes of Dormont, an adjunct education instructor at Duquesne University and, like Ms. Kersten, a convert to the Baha’i faith.
Added Ms. Kersten of Observatory Hill: “For people who really want education and, to work hard for it, not to be able to get it was, I felt, a great injustice. Whatever small contribution I could make to remedying that injustice, I thought would be a good thing.”
The plight of Baha’i students is being highlighted in a new documentary, “To Light a…………… continues on Pittsburgh Post Gazette