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Lenox schools’ strategic plan is for 5 years. Supporting students’ needs on return to classrooms is front of mind. | Local News

LENOX — Amid widespread reports of students facing COVID-related mental health and emotional adjustment issues, the five-year strategic plan adopted by the elected School Committee members last month includes immediate, priority attention to reentry challenges.

A recent national survey by the Education Week Research Center found that at least 25 percent of high school students reported fatigue, difficulty concentrating, feeling isolated from classmates and not finishing schoolwork. Distractions caused by pandemic-related anxieties, worries and fears plagued 21 percent of the students, the survey found.

During a recent remote presentation to the community, a section of the plan presented by Strategic

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2 Essential Factors to Improve Your Local SEO Ranking

Finding the right digital marketing strategy that makes sense for your goals requires research and time. As a business owner, one of your top options is SEO (search engine optimization), but more specifically, local SEO.

Through the years of specializing in SEO, I have discovered that some factors impact local search results more than others. Knowing what these are can help you optimize your site. Here, a deeper dive into each.

User Experience

Simply put, how people visiting your site interact with it will impact your rank in search engines. Their behavior and actions send signs to Google that indicate

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Local SEO for Law Firms: Get More Local Clients

Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the leading marketing strategies for law firms because prospective clients routinely use search engines like Google to find lawyers in their area. A simple search for “best family lawyer” near me is likely to bring up a slew of law firms – both in the regular organic results and in Google Maps.

That means multiple law firms are competing for those top spots to attract the most clients.

If you own a law firm, you’ll want to rise to the top, so your firm gets noticed ahead of your competitors. To do this,

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Orange and Ericsson boost digital learning to upskill local talents in Jordan

Orange Jordan and Ericsson have partnered to boost online learning and develop digital skills of students in Jordan through Ericsson Educate, a digital learning program that aims to upskill university students to increase their readiness for jobs in the telecom and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sectors.

Ericsson Educate program includes different learning paths, customized to the educational needs and maturity level of the target audience, and can be accessed free of charge. Students will have access to interactive courses on 5G networks, Internet of Things (IoT), data science, automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML).

Orange Jordan will

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Local SEO Guide: Essential Ranking Factors That Could Be Useful For Your Business

Local SEO is an attempt to optimize your website to rank higher on search engine results pages that are produced for specific locations. If you own a small to medium-sized business, the local market is often prioritized more than the global market.

Considering that 46% of general Google searches include local intent, knowing how to maximize your local SEO performance is crucial to increase your business’s exposure and eventually, sales.

There are several essential ranking factors that you should consider to improve your business exposure, especially in the local area. Let us look at what local SEO ranking factors could

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