The debate is pitting politicians against teachers who have yet to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In Chicago, there's so much rancor that teachers are on the brink of striking.
By Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
Some of the protests have erupted into clashes between police and demonstrators and hundreds of people have been detained.
By Associated Press
Sen. Elizabeth Warren says data shows that canceling federal student debt would result in higher incomes, more jobs, greater homeownership rates and more small business formation.
By Colleen Long, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The Justice Department dropped its lawsuit against Yale that had alleged the university was illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
If approved, Cardona would oversee an Education Department that employs thousands and has an annual budget of more than $60 billion. He would also oversee the agency’s $1.5 trillion student loan portfolio.
By Alina Tugend, The Hechinger Report
When Worcester Polytechnic Institute wanted to attract more Black, Hispanic and female students, it became the first nationally ranked science university to make the ACT and SAT standardized tests optional for admission.
It’s been a brutal academic year for higher education, with enrollment down in the fall more than 560,000 undergraduate students compared to 2019. But there has been at least one area of growth at many schools: short-term programs that help…
By Caroline Preston, The Hechinger Report
Isolated from peers and forced into remote learning, students experience loss, educational setbacks – and some unexpected academic progress.
By Christopher Sherman, Associated Press
The federal government is working closely with authorities in the Gulf state and plans to vaccinate as many as 20,000 school staff between Saturday and Tuesday.
By Associated Press
In his first official acts as president, Joe Biden is signing executive orders on a broad range of issues, from the coronavirus pandemic to climate change and immigration, to fulfill campaign promises.
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