The University of Southern California has agreed to an $852 million settlement with over 700 women who accused the college's longtime campus gynecologist of sexual abuse. The agreement is believed to be a record amount for such a case.
By Associated Press
Hogan is scheduled to attend a bill signing Wednesday afternoon with lawmakers at Bowie State University.
There is little doubt that parenting during a pandemic has been challenging, and even with schools starting to reopen, the disruption to routines and structure has created new anxieties for parents and children alike. Hari Sreenivasan spoke with clinical psychologist…
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
U.S. health officials are relaxing social distancing recommendations for schools, now saying students can sit as close as 3 feet to each other in classrooms.
By Carole Feldman, Associated Press
The Education Department says the change could lead to $1 billion in loans being canceled for 72,000 borrowers, all of whom attended for-profit schools.
By News Desk and Associated Press
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig will testify Thursday before the House Ways and Means Committee about the 2021 tax filing season.
By William Brangham, David Coles
Living through a full year of closed schools and distance learning has taken a heavy toll on students, parents, teachers and school administrators. The new stimulus bill sets aside roughly $125 billion to help K-12 schools reopen. Laura Meckler, a…
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
New evidence that it may be safe for schools to seat students three feet apart could offer a way to return more of the nation’s children to classrooms with limited space.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
A memo from Afghanistan's education ministry banning girls 12 years old and older from singing at school functions has been causing a stir on social media, prompting the authorities to say it was a mistake and that its authors had…
By Catherine Lafferty, Global Reporting Center
We’ve been bringing you a series of short stories from the Indigenous community in Yellowknife, Canada exploring alcohol use, addiction, resilience and healing. The “Turning Points'' project, from the Global Reporting Center, is a series produced, directed and authored by…
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