Stories tagged: "education"


President Donald Trump listens during a "National Dialogue on Safely Reopening America's Schools," event in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump Pressures Governors to Fully Reopen Schools Even as Coronavirus Surges—Or Else

“It’s clear that our nation’s schools must fully reopen and fully operate this school year. Anything short of that robs students, not to mention taxpayers, of their future,” DeVos said during a call with governors.

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Why Getting Cops Out of Schools Is Good News for Black and Hispanic Students

36% of elementary schools and 65% of high schools in the U.S. have police officers on site, but the tide may be changing.

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Here’s What Will Happen If the Trump Administration Doesn’t Provide Aid to States

Unless the Trump administration steps in, every single American may soon find their local governments forced to cut essential services such as education, housing, and health programs.

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Have Student Loans? Betsy Devos Might Be Coming for Your Wages Even Though There’s a Pandemic

A lawsuit alleges that DeVos is still garnishing wages from workers who defaulted on their loans in the middle of a pandemic.

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Reopening Schools Could Put Children at Risk. Trump Wants States to ‘Seriously Consider’ It Anyway.

School closures have impacted at least 124,000 public and private schools in the U.S., affecting more than 55 million students.

Students all over the country have been showing their teachers how much they miss them with posters and waiting for them to drive by their houses in what seems to be caravans of love.
This Is How Teachers Show Love During Coronavirus

Students and teachers can't be with each other every day. But some have found sweet ways to stay connected and show love and appreciation beyond video chat classrooms.

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I’m an Educator, Mom, and Grandma. And I’m Here to Help Arizona Parents Keep Kids Educated Amidst Coronavirus

"Since the first cases were reported, the pendulum has not been swinging; it is spinning and the education world is trying to hang on."