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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 ...
Long-Island-University

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 ...
Foster Care Woes

Unusual Study Details Woes Among Veterans of Foster Care

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who have spent time in foster care are far more likely ...
Criminal Records Prevent Many From Ever Having a Chance to Succeed in Life After Prison

Criminal Records Prevent Many From Ever Having a Chance to Succeed in Life After Prison

For many former felons, attending a college or university is out of the question because many ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Indianapolis’ Complete College America Fighting the Completion Crisis by Helping Students Earn Degrees and Instilling Hope for a Brighter Future

Nonprofit Spotlight: Indianapolis’ Complete College America Fighting the Completion Crisis by Helping Students Earn Degr...

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Complete College America President & CEO Yolanda Watson Spiva on how ...
Some States Cut Per Capita Spending for Higher Education

Some States Cut Per Capita Spending for Higher Education

When it comes to higher education, some states have decreased their per capita college funding, despite ...
Study: During Formative Years, A Child’s Brain Benefits from Reading, Suffers from Screen-Time

Study: During Formative Years, A Child’s Brain Benefits from Reading, Suffers from Screen-Time

A new study by researchers at the Reading & Literacy Discovery Center of Cincinnati's Children's Hospital ...
Return On Investment Takes Years for Students with Liberal Arts Education

Return On Investment Takes Years for Students with Liberal Arts Education

Even 10 years after earning a degree from a liberal arts college, students have a median ...
Decision in New York Courts Shows Progress In Helping Students Struggling with Loans

Decision in New York Courts Shows Progress In Helping Students Struggling with Loans

Recently a federal judge in New York courts allowed a student with more than $200,000 to ...
N Carolina to Get $56M for Early Childhood Education, Health

N Carolina to Get $56M for Early Childhood Education, Health

CARY, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will receive up to $56 million toward improving early childhood ...
Cancer Group Finds Biggest One-year Drop in U.S. Death Rate

Cancer Group Finds Biggest One-year Drop in U.S. Death Rate

NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer ...
Study Finds Students Who Feel They “Belong” Perform Better Academically in College

Study Finds Students Who Feel They “Belong” Perform Better Academically in College

A recent study found that minority and first-gen students are more likely to feel like they ...
Community College Merger

Connecticut still Seeking to Merge Colleges Despite Concerns

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Plans are still moving ahead to consolidate Connecticut's 12 community colleges into ...
Howard University in Washington D.C. Receives Its Largest Donation from a Foundation

Howard University in Washington D.C. Receives Its Largest Donation from a Foundation

Howard University in Washington D.C. received a $4 million gift this year to help advance its ...