Local school districts are volunteering for a dog training program in an effort to provide students and staff with therapy dogs to help deal with mental and emotional stress.
College students who got low grades complained about their ‘dismissive’ professor. Then NYU fired him.
An organic chemistry professor at New York University was fired after 82 of his 350 students signed a petition against him.
- Visalia Times-Delta | Tulare Advance Register
With just a few months before graduation, Rafael Lopez-Librado sat down with his high school counselor — a man he didn’t remember ever meeting before.
The Lee County School District said more than half of the district's schools need repairs, with 14% of buildings facing "major damage."
- Associated Press
When she asked why he couldn’t stay for the rest of the day, Manwell said the school told her they would call child protective services if she didn’t take him home. The call was just one of a dozen that Manwell received last fall telling her John couldn’t stay in school because of behaviors she says stemmed from his disability, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Many schools have promised to cut down on suspensions, since kids can't learn as well when they aren't in class.
A new study suggests the number of Chinese researchers relocating to China from the United States is increasing despite the end of the controversial China Initiative earlier this year. The Asian American Scholar Forum (AASF) published a report titled “Caught in the Crossfire: Fears of Chinese-American Scientists” on Sept. 3. In its study, the association presented the results of its national academic climate survey, showing that the number of Chinese researchers leaving the U.S. has grown since the U.S. Department of Justice launched its China Initiative in 2018.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Student loan forgiveness is coming, but for millions of Americans, it won't happen automatically. Here are four dates to know for debt relief.
- USA TODAY Opinion
The school at which I teach has become a school of choice, an alternative to inferior and sometimes perilous inner-city neighborhood high schools.
A student-loan company that took over public servants' accounts is involved in one of the first major lawsuits against Biden's debt cancellation
Six GOP-led states filed a lawsuit in Missouri against President Joe Biden's student-debt cancellation. The state houses the loan company MOHELA.
Student-loan borrowers will be able to apply for debt cancellation this month and Democratic lawmakers want to ensure the process is 'as painless as possible'
"The President's plan must be implemented swiftly, efficiently, equitably, and with as little bureaucratic delay as possible," Ayanna Pressley said.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Seeking to undercut lawsuits by backtracking on the administration’s own language seems a brazen attempt to avoid closer judicial review.
Student-loan companies have 'illegally hampered' debt relief for borrowers in targeted repayment and forgiveness programs, consumer watchdog says
The CFPB said student-loan companies had engaged in illegal behavior by denying borrowers forgiveness through the PSLF and income-based plans.
- USA TODAY
Student loan debt cancellation application forms are slated to arrive this month. Here's what you need to know now so your debt relief isn't delayed.
Student-loan borrowers in public service have less than one month to use a 'historic waiver' that will bring them closer to debt relief, 102 Democratic lawmakers say — and they want Biden to extend that debt relief through July
Expanded student-debt relief for public servants ends October 31, and Democrats said that "only a fraction" of those eligible have used the benefits.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Governor's race between Evers, Michels almost a referendum on what Wisconsin wants to see in education
The outcome of the election should be either more of the same, or radical change based on Republican beliefs.
PPS District Officials are working on a safety plan after they say a 15-year-old attacked a teacher.
- WSB Cox articles
What we’ve all known for years is finally (sorta) official.
- The 74
Some 84% of Pennsylvania students passed a newly required civics exam, part of a wave of similar mandates pushed hard by Republican lawmakers around the country, but one that hasn’t come with strict accountability. Arizona was among the first states to adopt such a measure in 2015. Pennsylvania’s test, signed into law by the governor […]
- WLS – Chicago
A middle school in northwest suburban Wheeling was put on lockdown while police investigated a report of a student potentially with a handgun.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Not only did they make the list, these two Triangle municipalities are at the top for their quality of life and economic opportunities.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The application for borrowers to apply for loan forgiveness is expected to be rolled out sometime this month.