Back-to-School special airs Sunday, Aug. 7
- Poets & Quants
Stanford MBA power couple: Rishi Sunak and his wife, Akshata Murty, who met while studying at the Stanford Graduate School of Business Could the next prime minister of the United Kingdom be a Stanford ... The post Stanford Doesn’t Remember This MBA Who Could Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister appeared first on Poets&Quants.
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200,000 student-loan borrowers get a 'grand slam' after a federal judge moves them closer to $6 billion in debt cancellation
After Biden's Education Dept. reached a settlement with defrauded student-loan borrowers, a judge granted preliminary approval of the debt relief.
- Miami Herald
Florida university professors are facing unprecedented challenges as a spate of new laws could soon crack down on research, discourse on race and gender identity and create an environment in which employees feel their political beliefs are being scrutinized at the risk of losing tenure.
- NBC News
Latina professor Lorgia García-Peña, who was denied tenure at Harvard, has written a book, “Community as Rebellion: A Syllabus for Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color."
- LA Times
The four extra school days are optional for students and teachers, but complaint says union agreement to them was mandatory.
- The Telegraph
Schools that only offer “gender neutral” lavatories are acting unlawfully, Suella Braverman has said as she uses a major speech to set out the Government’s legal advice on transgender pupils.
- Fresno Bee
The district said the settlement came down to basic math: Pay the teacher to resign and avoid even more disruption.
- Trojans Wire
George Patton and Dwight Eisenhower would recognize the chat we had with @MarkRogersTV: You take a hill before the enemy can get it. Realignment feels that way right now.
- The 74
Each of the nearly 4 million students who graduated high school this spring faces major decisions this summer. Do they want to pursue further education? If so, what do they want to study and where? How will they afford it? Will they begin working immediately? If so, are they moving out of their family home? […]
- The Week
To forgive, or not to forgive, that is the question
- The State Journal-Register
District 186 teachers overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract Tuesday thwarting plans to finalize a contract before the start of the school year.
- The 74
Quarantine rules last school year may have prevented COVID from spreading, but they also contributed to high absenteeism, with some students sent home multiple times because they were a “close contact” of someone who tested positive. Students missed an average of 15 days between September and January alone due to quarantines, according to one poll. […]
- Badgers Wire
Wisconsin will host fast-rising SF Bubu Benjamin on an official visit in August:
- Town & Country
Actress Jennifer Garner traveled to eastern Kentucky in her capacity as a Save the Children trustee and ambassador.
Federal judge rules Black students’ lawsuit alleging discrimination in school should go to jury trial
A racial discrimination lawsuit first filed three years ago against a school district will proceed now that a federal judge […] The post Federal judge rules Black students’ lawsuit alleging discrimination in school should go to jury trial appeared first on TheGrio.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, is a federal program managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service. SNAP is the...
During the Northside United Summer Band camp, students play instruments, learn dance and discipline. At the end of the two […] The post There are no HBCUs in Minnesota, so three HBCU grads started a band camp to introduce the culture appeared first on TheGrio.
‘A stay-in-debt-forever scheme’: Student loan debt-collection system is too harsh, Education Department official says
'Defaulting on a student loan should not be a lifelong sentence of financial struggle and despair,' Education Undersecretary James Kvaal says.