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Remote Learning Poses Hurdles for Students With Disabilities

Remote Learning Poses Hurdles for Students With Disabilities

Across the U.S., schools and families face new challenges in maintaining instruction for students with disabilities ...
Virus Outbreak Digital Divide

School Shutdowns Raise Stakes of Digital Divide for Students

The pandemic that launched a massive, unplanned experiment with distance learning has created extraordinary hurdles for ...
Virus Outbreak Distance Learning

School Districts Take Unplanned Plunge Into Online Learning

NEW YORK (AP) — In a whirlwind week, teachers came up with digital versions of everything ...
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States Suspending Standardized Tests as Schools Close

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Closing schools to combat the spread of the coronavirus is having a ...
Educated Women Growing In Higher Education and Increasingly Hired for High Skill Jobs

Educated Women Growing In Higher Education and Increasingly Hired for High Skill Jobs

The number of educated immigrant women in OECD countries (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) now ...
Virus Outbreak California

California Parents Face Possible Long-term Homeschooling

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom's assessment that it's likely "few if any" California schools ...
Growing Number of Americans with Student Debt Are Seniors, Paying for their Children

Growing Number of Americans with Student Debt Are Seniors, Paying for their Children

The fastest growing group of Americans with college loan debt are over the age of 60, ...
Virus Outbreak New York

Millions Holed Up at Home as Virus Profoundly Shifts US Life

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Millions of Americans began the work week holed up at home against the ...
DeVos Proposes New Regulations that Would Complicate Filing Accusations on a Sexual Predator in Schools

DeVos Proposes New Regulations that Would Complicate Filing Accusations on a Sexual Predator in Schools

Colleges and schools will have to implement stricter regulations when it comes to handling cases of ...
Legislators in Alabama Consider Lifting Ban on Yoga In Public Schools

Legislators in Alabama Consider Lifting Ban on Yoga In Public Schools

Alabama legislators are considering lifting a nearly 30-year old ban on yoga in public schools. The ...
Cherokee Nation Donates $6M for School Districts Across Oklahoma

Cherokee Nation Donates $6M for School Districts Across Oklahoma

The Cherokee tribal Nation donated $6 million to more than 100 school districts across Oklahoma state ...
Virus Outbreak Colleges

College Campuses Empty as Virus Scare Pushes Learning Online

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — College seniors began making tearful goodbyes, not knowing if they'd return to ...
Virus Outbreak Online School

As Outbreak spreads, Schools Face Dilemma in Going Online

As more schools across the United States close their doors because of the coronavirus, they are ...
Administration Seeks to End Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Administration Seeks to End Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

DeVos and the administration are seeking to end the public student loan forgiveness program. As part ...
Virus Outbreak Pence

Classes Online for University of Washington Over Virus Fears

SEATTLE (AP) — The University of Washington said Friday that it will stop holding classes for ...
Seniors Receive Education on Spotting False News

Seniors Receive Education on Spotting False News

Seniors are receiving education on spotting false news, in the wake of articles, blogs, and even ...
Lawmakers Urged to Act Now to Save State University System

Lawmakers Urged to Act Now to Save State University System

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The leader of Pennsylvania's system of 14 state-owned universities told lawmakers Tuesday ...
Censorship in Books Makes it Hard to Learn While in Prison

Censorship in Books Makes it Hard to Learn While in Prison

Who decides what books should and should not be allowed in prisons? ...
Navy Education Strategy

Navy is Overhauling Education System as US Advantages Erode

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is overhauling its approach to education because the nation ...
Virus Outbreak US Schools

US Schools Start Planning for Possible Spread of Coronavirus

Schools across the United States are canceling trips abroad, preparing online lessons and even rethinking "perfect ...
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Long Island University Freezes Courses in Liberal Arts Due to “Decline” in Student Interest

Officials at Long Island University are putting a freeze on more undergraduate programs in the liberal ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Fit Kids Teaching Palo Alto Children the Importance of “Playing with a Purpose” Through Physical Activity

Nonprofit Spotlight: Fit Kids Teaching Palo Alto Children the Importance of “Playing with a Purpose” Through Physical Ac...

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Fit Kids Founder & Executive Director Ashley Hunter on how the ...
USC Free Tuition

Free USC Tuition to Students With $80K or Less Family Income

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California will phase in free tuition for undergraduate ...
LGBTQ Medicine

U.S. Medical Schools Boost LGBTQ Students, Doctor Training

When being heterosexual is presumed even in doctors' offices, those who identify otherwise can feel marginalized ...
Louisiana's College Admissions Standards Toughened by Board

Louisiana’s College Admissions Standards Toughened by Board

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A month after delaying a decision, Louisiana's higher education policy-making board ...
Colleges and Universities in America Likely to See Drop in Enrollment if Coronavirus Is Not Contained

Colleges and Universities in America Likely to See Drop in Enrollment if Coronavirus Is Not Contained

Higher education institutions are likely to undergo a drop in enrollment and applications from Chinese students ...
US Department of Education Launches Investigation into Universities for not Reporting Foreign Funds

US Department of Education Launches Investigation into Universities for not Reporting Foreign Funds

The US Department of Education launched an investigation into two universities, Harvard and Yale, after reporting ...
HBCUs Graduate 30% of Black Students in STEM in the US, But Receive Smallest Portion of Donations to Higher Education

HBCUs Graduate 30% of Black Students in STEM in the US, But Receive Smallest Portion of Donations to Higher Education

Despite producing the majority of the country’s black students with degrees in STEM, historically black colleges ...
Legislation Introduced to Require Colleges to Update Official Transcripts to Reflect their Current Gender Identity

Legislation Introduced to Require Colleges to Update Official Transcripts to Reflect their Current Gender Identity

New legislation in California will help transgender individuals get their college transcripts updated to reflect their ...
California Suspending PE Tests

California May Pause Student Fitness Tests Due to Bullying

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California wants to pause physical education tests for students for three years ...
MBA Programs Seek to Attract Int’l Students and Remain Relevant by Classifying as STEM

MBA Programs Seek to Attract Int’l Students and Remain Relevant by Classifying as STEM

Applications to MBA programs in the US were down by nearly 10 percent for the 2019 ...
For Some High-schoolers, Summer Camp is for College Prep

For Some High-schoolers, Summer Camp is for College Prep

Most students in the program are rising juniors, getting ready to take SAT and ACT exams ...
Election 2020 California Primary School Facility Upgrades

Proposition 13 Would Spend $15 Billion on California Schools

Proposition 13, the only statewide measure on the March 3 ballot, would create a $15 billion ...
Chinese Language and Education Centers Under Pressure to Shut Down Across US Universities

Chinese Language and Education Centers Under Pressure to Shut Down Across US Universities

On the heels of growing tensions between China and the US, lawmakers and other national leaders ...
Yale is Set to End Popular ‘Art History’ Course After Students Noticed it Only Tells The Story and Contributions of White Artists

Yale is Set to End Popular ‘Art History’ Course After Students Noticed it Only Tells The Story and Contributions of Whit...

Yale is getting rid of its art history course, which covers the evolution of art, after ...
Belmont College to merge with Watkins College of Art

Belmont College to merge with Watkins College of Art

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's Belmont University on Tuesday announced plans to merge with the city's ...
Extreme Violence in Africa Interrupts Lives and Education for Young Children and Families

Extreme Violence in Africa Interrupts Lives and Education for Young Children and Families

According to a new UNICEF report, more than 8 million children in West Africa have been ...
Trump Administration Wants to Boost Number of ROTC Programs at HBCUs

Trump Administration Wants to Boost Number of ROTC Programs at HBCUs

The Trump administration wants to boost the number of US military ROTC programs that are on ...
Human Rights Watch Calls for Urgent Need to Improve Education Opportunities for Children All Around the World

Human Rights Watch Calls for Urgent Need to Improve Education Opportunities for Children All Around the World

The Human Rights Watch organization called for a deeper commitment and investment by governments around the ...
Enrollment for In-State Students Hits Record High in UC System

Enrollment for In-State Students Hits Record High in UC System

According to new data, the UC schools enrolled a record number of in-state students in its ...