Teaching students financial literacy
- Fox News
NYU fires chemistry professor after students sign petition complaining that his class is too difficult
An organic chemistry professor at New York University lost his job after undergraduate students signed a petition saying that his class was too difficult.
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.
The Lee County School District said more than half of the district's schools need repairs, with 14% of buildings facing "major damage."
- 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.
This World Teachers' Day, U.S. educators are suffering from post-pandemic burnout and sweeping staff shortages. Read what one former principal says is the solution to getting educators back in schools.
Black Student Claims He Was Racially Profiled At Michigan School By Officers Who Accosted Him And Alleged His ID Was Fake
Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan is under scrutiny after a viral video captured a confrontation between two police officers on campus and a Black student who was accused of showing a fake ID. The clip begins with one of the officers grabbing the Black student’s hands as he insists tha
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.
- The Columbus Dispatch
If all you know about them is that Zak Herbstreit and Toby Wilson have famous dads, you're missing out.
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.
A 529 plan can be a powerful way to save for college, offering tax-free growth and other tax benefits. These accounts are so powerful, in fact, that many grandparents choose to open them for their grandchildren. In the past, there … Continue reading → The post How the 529 Grandparent Loophole Works appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
- 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 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.
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.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty files lawsuit against Biden administration over student loan forgiveness plan
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.