As kids head back to school, an expert says open dialogue is important, along with prioritizing connections. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
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.
Prof. Constance Kassor's class, "Doing Nothing," is the most popular course at Lawrence University in Wisconsin. Here's what that says about college students today.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
- 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 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.
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.
Cell phone video from inside a Charlotte-Mecklenburg middle school appears to show a teacher brazenly smoking in front of middle school students.
- The 74
For two years, Annette Anderson, an education professor and mother of three attending Baltimore City Schools, saw a “coming storm” of teacher shortages across the country and the desperation to fill them. A scholar on education leadership at John Hopkins University, Anderson grew frustrated as district officials stayed quiet about mounting vacancies. Meanwhile, in Maryland, the […]
- 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.
- 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 […]
PPS District Officials are working on a safety plan after they say a 15-year-old attacked a teacher.
- The Advocate
Hundreds of high school students across Arizona left their classrooms to show their support for LGBTQ+ students and stand against the Republican governor's anti-queer policies.
- WSB Cox articles
What we’ve all known for years is finally (sorta) official.
- 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.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The application for borrowers to apply for loan forgiveness is expected to be rolled out sometime this month.
- American City Business Journals
A 1,000-apartment affordable housing community that will rise on land in Orlando donated by Universal Parks & Resort has a prominent name attached: Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos. Developer Wendover Housing Partners LLC has signed a 10-year lease with Bezos Academy to open a tuition-free preschool on site at the community, called Catchlight Crossings. Founded in 2019 by Bezos — the world’s second-richest man — Bezos Academy is a network of Montessori-inspired preschools across three U.S. states.
- 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.