Friday, January 28, 2022

EDUCATION

'There are no minor incursions': Ukrainian president rebukes Biden over remarks on Russian invasion

For the 70,000 students who are working in public service, forgiveness of student loans...

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The overhaul of a controversial loan forgiveness program was projected to erase the debt of 22,000 student loan borrowers in the effort's first weeks. Three months in, more than triple that figure have had their debts wiped...
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union and their supporters participate in a car caravan around City Hall on Jan. 10 to protest against in-person learning in public schools.

Students don't want to learn in a 'COVID petri dish.' They're walking out to...

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As teachers unions and schools battle over in-person and remote learning, students nationwide are demanding a seat at the table. Many are staging walkouts this week.“We are the ones who have been in this environment every day. Kayla...
File photo taken in 2014 shows the headquarters of  Navient, the nation's largest student loan debt collector, in Wilmington, Del.

1.85 billion Navient settlement to cancel thousands of student loan debts. More borrowers could...

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Thousands of student loan borrowers are expected to receive long-sought debt relief through a $1.85 billion consent judgment announced Thursday with Navient, one of the nation's largest student loan companies.If approved by a federal...
Adan Meza, 29, a teacher at Benito Juarez High School, protests with other members of the Chicago Teachers Union Wednesday outside City Hall. Chicago school leaders have canceled classes in the nation’s third-largest school district for four straight days after failing to reach an agreement with the teachers union over COVID-19 safety protocols.

Chicago Students lose more school time due to teachers union and city dispute over...

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CHICAGO — New year, same pandemic safety battles. Students in the nation's third-largest school system are out of school for a fourth straight day Monday as Chicago's leaders spar with the teachers union over a question that...
Adan Meza, 29, a teacher at Benito Juarez High School, protests with other members of the Chicago Teachers Union Wednesday outside City Hall. Chicago school leaders have canceled classes in the nation’s third-largest school district for four straight days after failing to reach an agreement with the teachers union over COVID-19 safety protocols.

Chicago Students lose more school hours due to teachers union and city dispute over...

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CHICAGO — New year, same pandemic safety battles. Students in the nation's third-largest school system are out of school for a fourth straight day Monday as Chicago's leaders spar with the teachers union over a question that...
Clemson University in South Carolina plans to open in-person classes Jan. 12.

Do colleges need COVID booster shots to stay online as the omicron virus spreads?...

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A new year and the new strain of the coronavirus are resurrecting familiar problems for the nation’s millions of college students. Most undergraduates are set to start a new semester in the next...
5,000+ US flights already canceled, delayed amid omicron surge; COVID-19 enters fourth calendar year: Live updates

It’s not 2020! Parents, tell them that COVID is closing schools because of test...

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Some schools in America feel that 2022 is a lot more like 2020.A majority of schools opened in-person Monday for their spring semester start, but a growing number have shifted abruptly to remote learning again amid...
5,000+ US flights already canceled, delayed amid omicron surge; COVID-19 enters fourth calendar year: Live updates

This 2020? Parents, COVID and test shortfalls are forcing schools to close.

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Some schools in America feel that 2022 is a lot more like 2020.A majority of schools opened in-person Monday for their spring semester start, but a growing number have shifted abruptly to remote learning again amid...
Teachers protest with signs calling for increased COVID-19 testing in New York City schools.

There are many rapid tests. How the US school system plans to reopen in...

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California, Connecticut and New York will be sending out millions of quick antigen testing to their schools and families in advance of January's reopening.Washington D.C. schools and Baltimore schools will extend winter break...
23-year-old woman and her 88-year-old terminally ill grandfather graduate college together

A 23-year old woman and her terminally ill grandfather, 88, graduate college together

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A 23-year-old Texas woman celebrated her college commencement ceremony with a special guest: her 88-year-old grandfather who graduated the same day. This sweet moment occurred at the University of Texas San Antonio Commencement Ceremony Dec....
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