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Education Sep 17Infection rates soar in college towns as students return
An Associated Press analysis found that among the 50 U.S. counties with the highest shares of students and overall populations of at least 50,000, 20 have consistently reported higher virus rates than their states.
Education Aug 12Federal judge refuses to block campus sexual assault rules
The suit argued that the rules, which narrow the definition of sexual harassment, would block schools from investigating certain sexual abuse complaints and discourage students from filing complaints.
Education Jul 28National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans
One of the nation's largest teachers unions is authorizing its members to strike if their schools plan to reopen without proper safety measures in the middle of the global pandemic.
Nation Jul 14Trump administration rescinds rule on international students
A federal judge is expected to hear arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging a new Trump administration policy requiring international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online this fall amid the pandemic.
Education Jul 13More than 200 schools back lawsuit over foreign student rule
More than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s policy saying international students cannot stay in the country if they take all their classes online in the fall.
Education Jul 10Trump threatens to pull tax exemption for schools, colleges
In his push to get schools and colleges to reopen this fall, President Donald Trump is again taking aim at their finances, this time threatening their tax-exempt status.
Education Jul 08Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don’t reopen
He says the guidelines his own federal health officials have created for schools to reopen are impractical and expensive.
Education Jul 07WATCH: Trump gives speech on safely reopening schools amid COVID-19 pandemic
Trump did not immediately explain how he would pressure governors, but he repeated an earlier claim that Democrats want to keep schools closed for political reasons and not health reasons.
Education Jul 07International students must leave U.S. if classes go online
International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall.
Education Jun 25Some private schools getting more virus relief funding than public schools, under DeVos formula
The Trump administration is moving forward with a policy ordering public schools across the U.S. to share coronavirus relief funding with private schools at a higher rate than federal law typically requires.