McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Student activists held school walkouts across Virginia on Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s proposed changes to the state’s guidance on transgender student policies, revisions that would roll back some accommodations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced his long-awaited plan to deliver on a campaign promise to provide $10,000 in student debt cancellation for millions of Americans — and up to $10,000 more for those with the greatest financial need — along with new measures to lower the burden of repayment for their remaining federal student debt.
Many parents think about teaching their kids the importance of saving. Indeed, it is never too early or too late to teach them to be financially prepared. Maybe the start of their financial journey is using piggy banks or regular savings accounts. While these options are alright, you should also think about ways to invest your children’s savings.
Despite a year of disruptions, students largely made academic gains this past year that paralleled their growth pre-pandemic and outpaced the previous school year, according to new research released Tuesday from NWEA, a nonprofit research group that administers standardized tests.
BEVERLY, Mass. (AP) — An enslaved Black man, the tall tale he inspired and the beach that now bears his name are the focus of new efforts to recognize the role of slavery along Massachusetts’ picturesque North Shore.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on adult education, with guests; Earl Buford, President of CAEL (Council for Adult & Experiential Learning); Carey Harris, CEO of Literacy Pittsburgh; & Anthony Tassi, CEO of Literacy Partners.
After the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school, schools around the country pledged to boost security measures and increased the presence of law enforcement on campus — partly to reassure parents and students.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on financial literacy, with guests; Charles Bowen, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of First Command Educational Foundation, Joshua Lachs, Chief Executive Officer of Money Think, & Nan J. Morrison, President & CEO of Council for Economic Education.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Behind a fortress wall and razor wire and a few feet away from California’s death row, students at one of the country’s most unique colleges discuss the 9/11 attacks and issues of morality, identity and nationalism.
Host Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on organizations that help students break the barriers between them and graduation, with guests; Steve Colón, CEO of Bottom Line; Karla Salazar, Executive Director of Scholarship Match Inc; & Steve Stein, CEO of Thrive Scholars.
According to CNBC, the current academic year saw college tuition increase by 1.3% for students at 2-year schools, 1.6% for in-state students at 4-year public colleges, and 2.1% for those attending 4-year private institutions. With fees at an all-time high, many would-be students are starting to question whether formal education is as necessary as people make it seem and are there any alternatives.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about the benefits of studying abroad, with guests; Heather Barclay Hamir, President & CEO of the Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA); Nick Gozik, Dean of Global Education of Elon University; & Dr. Luchen Li, Head of Global Education at Goucher College.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about the importance of natural history museums, with guests; Claudio Gomez, Executive Director of McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, Amy Harris, Director of University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, & Halsey Spruance, Executive Director of Delaware Museum of Nature & Science.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a new law that stops one of the most prestigious U.S. universities from being forced to turn away thousands of students from its incoming freshman class.