Education


According to data from the US Department of Education, students with disabilities and Black students are disproportionately subjected to restraints and seclusion in schools.
House Democrats Call for a Ban on Restraints and Seclusion in Schools

Data from the US Department of Education, reveals that students with disabilities and Black students are disproportionately affected by the practices.

Student loan payment moratorium ends on Dec. 31. (Image via Shutterstock)
The Moratorium on Student Loan Payments Ends Dec. 31—Three Weeks Before Biden Becomes President

Over the weekend, the Department of Education began reminding borrowers via texts and email that their monthly payments will resume on Jan. 1.

Jill Biden
After the DeVos and Trump Years, Having Jill Biden as First Lady Is a Huge Deal for Teachers Everywhere

“Having Dr. Biden in the White House could mean the world to public education in this country, including community colleges."

Teachers across the country are having to shell out in the face of shrinking school budgets. Image via Shutterstock
This Ohio Teacher Had to Pay for PPE and Sanitizer for Her Students as Budgets Were Slashed

“My out-of-pocket costs have gone through the roof this year."

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos arrives for an event in the State Dining room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Washington. A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the Education Department to move forward with new rules governing how schools and universities respond to complaints of sexual assault. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
All the Bad Betsy DeVos Policies Biden Is About to Rip Up

The Biden administration can reverse controversial decisions on how colleges adjudicate sexual assault cases, reopening schools during COVID, and quickly examining fraudulent student loans.

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses members of the media in North Carolina in October. Harris made the closing arguments for the Biden/Harris campaign in eastern NC Sunday, Nov. 1. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
Riding With Kamala Harris: Inside the Biden Campaign’s Closing Arguments in Eastern NC

Why eastern NC, the place where I'm from, plays host to Kamala Harris' final points on income inequality, healthcare, and racial injustice.

Miriam Mohammed and her family, including Noah (middle). Photo courtesy of subject.
Students With Disabilities Have Suffered the Most Under School’s Pandemic Conditions

“He regressed a lot. How do we know he’s regressing? We see more refusals."