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Good News Tuesday for August 10, 2021: Bury the Lines, Neurodiversity in the Workplace, Teaching from a Bus, and a Response to Bullying

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Electric and Gas Company to Bury 10,000 Miles of Line to Reduce California Fire Risk

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has announced plans to bury 10,000 miles of their lines underground. It is hoped this will significantly reduce risk of fires. The initiative will also allow more of California’s trees to grow naturally. The Good News Network has more.

Google to Hire More People with Autism

Google is launching a new program to hire more people with autism. The plan includes working with Stanford University’s Neurodiversity Project to train Google Cloud managers and interviewers. Here’s more from Disability Scoop.

Beyond the Classroom, Beyond Zoom, this Preschool Teacher Teaches from a Renovated Bus

Several months after her school was shut down by COVID, preschool teacher Jerilee Melo found an old 70s style bus on Facebook Marketplace and renovated it into a mobile classroom. She parks the bus at a certain locations for small groups of students and utilizes the surrounding environments as much as possible. Enjoy these details and photos from Good Morning America.

A Seven-Year-Old’s Response to Bullying

Rowyn Montgomery was bullied in first grade. His response was to make inspirational videos to help other kids cope. Here’s the story:

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Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Jesus follower, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again as well as the short version: From Loneliness to Love.

9 thoughts on “Good News Tuesday for August 10, 2021: Bury the Lines, Neurodiversity in the Workplace, Teaching from a Bus, and a Response to Bullying

  1. All good stories JoAnna. I like the idea of burying power lines and letting trees grow naturally.

  2. That is ALLLLL great news! Thanks!!

  3. The wonderful think about Rowyn is that he is such a normal, unpretentious, boy.

  4. Great post! The story about burying utilities in California is so encouraging! But the others are also inspiring! Loved them all, JoAnna!

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