During Sunday's event, they handed out three $1,000 scholarships to kids who excelled in the program and are on their way to college. WBZ-TV's Paul Burton reports.
- The Daily Beast
via Facebook/EBR SchoolsThe East Baton Rouge school system in Louisiana has been accused of tricking hundreds of high school seniors into attending a religious event this week disguised as a college and career fair.After students arrived at the venue—a church called the Living Faith Christian Center—they say they found something much different than a career fair called the “Day of Hope.” While several colleges did have a presence at the event, students said the emphasis appeared to be on somethi
Since President Joe Biden announced his plans to cancel up to $20,000 in student loan debt for qualifying Americans last month, people have been wondering: When can I apply? See: 5 'Shark Tank' Fails...
- The 74
When Lauren McKinnon heard a new public elementary school was opening close to her home in Dallas, it was good news; but when she learned the school would offer an all-girls education format with a focus on STEM, she was excited, knowing inequities often exist for girls – like her daughters – in math and […]
- The Conversation
Some preschoolers are encouraged to bring in their favorite toy or stuffed animal, while others risk having it confiscated. Layland Masuda/Moment Collection via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Poor preschoolers get fewer chances than wealthier children to bring their prized personal possessions to school. That’s what I found in my two-year comparative ethnographic study of two preschools in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the preschools pri
- The Oklahoman
A Noble High School senior is suing to overturn a state law regulating school bathroom use by biological sex.
- The Guardian
More than 2,100 high school seniors were taken to event that left many of the students traumatized, some attendees say
If you think you qualify for federal student loan debt relief, you must apply to get it. There is nothing coming in the mail.
For borrowers worried about paying off existing student loans, President Joe Biden's debt forgiveness plan -- announced in August -- may have provided some relief. See: What Is the Highest Income for...
Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock, who is locked in a tough reelection battle, has been one of the most forceful advocates of student loan relief.
Tennessee State’s Freshmen Class Has More Black First-Year Students Than Some Universities Entire Minority Population
This fall, Tennessee State University anticipates the enrollment of over 3,300 new Tigers to the TSU family.
- USA TODAY
The collection donated by actor Robert De Niro includes manuscripts, costumes and two Oscars from his career.
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Laptops may be portable, but they aren’t the easiest thing to lug around. Take the easy route with this affordable laptop bag for less than $23.
- Trojans Wire
If Lincoln Riley puts all the pieces together in the early stages of his USC tenure, he likely won't have to grapple with uncomfortable scenarios.
- LA Times
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday vetoed Senate Bill 70, saying it had a "laudable" intent but would cost California up to $268 million a year.
I'm a mom who's been in the school system for a decade, and these are the tips I want every parent to know.
With four kids in school, the author shares what parents can expect when kids start school and how busy life can be even with them in class.
- The Conversation
CC BY-ND It seems like every week, another rocket is launched into space carrying rovers to Mars, tourists or, most commonly, satellites. The idea that “space is getting crowded” has been around for a few years now, but just how crowded is it? And how crowded is it going to get? I am a professor of physics and director of the Center for Space Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Many satellites that were put into orbit have gone dead and burned up in the atmosphere,
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
LARGO — School districts across the Tampa Bay area are taking precautionary steps as Tropical Storm Ian threatens to impact the region in the coming days. Pinellas County Three Pinellas County schools will close early Monday as the school district prepares special-needs shelters in advance of Tropical Storm Ian. Palm Harbor University High, Dunedin Highland Middle and John Hopkins Middle ...
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
One family member was the namesake of an elementary school in the Lucia Mar Unified School District.
- USA TODAY
Puerto Rico's schools have seen many shutdowns in recent years. Hurricane Fiona could create another setback for student achievement.
- The Conversation
Therapy dogs are an effective way to reduce stress among college students. Scott Varley/Digital First Media/Torrance Daily Breeze via Getty ImagesAt a private college in the Northeast, a first-year student said it was the highlight of her day whenever she would lie on the floor of her adviser’s office and cuddle with a therapy dog, a Leonberger named Stella. At a large public university in the Midwest, a graduate student spoke of how a therapy dog there provided some much-needed relief. “What st