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The federal pathway to student loan forgiveness just got

Details: The Education Department announced earlier this month a vast overhaul to the loan forgiveness program that will erase the debt of 22,000 borrowers, …

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UNC canceled Tuesday classes after student suicides within

Details: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill canceled classes Tuesday as campus authorities investigated two possible suicides within the past month. University chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz made

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Education can improve after the COVID pandemic

Details: Second: Education can happen anywhere, anytime. An in-person education led by an engaged, well-supported educator is often the best way for …

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Education can be enhanced through technology like AI

Details: Education Evolution. AI in the future might optimize not only individual curriculums, but also entire classrooms. For example, Goel says AI could be used for “matchmaking” — pairing students

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COVID-19 has widened America's education gap; here's how

Details: As we embark on the first full year of schooling during this global pandemic, one thing is clear: America’s K-12 education system is in crisis.. Despite the heroic efforts of America’s

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How to refocus American education in aftermath of COVID-19

Details: As Americans, we take universal schooling in broad and diverse subject matters for granted. For most of human history, such an education was …

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Biden's Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on COVID

Details: The Education Department announced a national survey to track how school districts offer instruction this year, with enrollment and attendance rates by …

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Education Dept cancels accreditor that approved seemingly

Details: The Education Department doesn't individually accredit colleges. Instead, it relies on third-party agencies known as accreditors to vet schools. Colleges that are …

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Independence University closing: Education Department

Details: The Education Department questioned Independence’s plans. In a letter to Paul Gardner, the CEO of the Center for Excellence in Higher Education, the …

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To stop inequality there needs to be an education stimulus

Details: A targeted, multi-year $1-2 trillion Education Stabilization Program is a vital part of a larger Racial Equity Stimulus Package proposed by one …

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As education divide deepens, Democrats worry about future

Details: The 2020 election widened the education polarization – a largely urban-rural divide that has come to define American politics, producing a mixed bag for Democrats.

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Daycare COVID vaccine mandate

Details: Cynthia Smith McCollum, who oversees two private child care centers in Austin, Texas, is sure that requiring her staff to get vaccinated was the right choice, even though it meant losing six of

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Texas school boss tells teachers to have 'opposing' books

Details: A top administrator at a Texas school district advised its teachers in a training to offer students an "opposing" perspective if they're only leaning on one book about the Holocaust in their

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LGBTQ students aren't getting inclusive sex education: report

Details: Thus, sex education must be viewed with a wider lens – one that takes into account all young people’s experiences. "[Sex ed] means informing …

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Department of Education investigates Princeton over

Details: The Department of Education, in a letter Wednesday to the president of Princeton University, announced it was investigating the school for lapses in its nondiscriminatory practices.

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How some teachers are gaming the education system

Details: Now is the perfect time for educators to also master self-determination theory, argues Barry Fishman, a professor of information and education at the …

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'Tone deaf' back-to-school video by Tennessee education

Details: NASHVILLE — A video shared Tuesday by the Tennessee Department of Education celebrating the return to school drew sharp criticism across social media . The 41-second video features education

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Critical race theory in schools is firmly politicized

Details: The continuing fight over critical race theory education. Battles over what critical race theory is and isn't, whether it's being taught in K-12 schools and why it …

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Schools send special education kids home early, change IEP

Details: Smith Howard has been advocating for years to have the federal government address shortened school days. In 2016, following requests from her group, the U.S. Department of Education

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Biden's Education Department looks to ditch accreditor of

Details: Biden's Education Department looks to ditch accreditor of seemingly fake school. At its essence, a college accreditor ensures that the schools receiving federal financial aid …

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Pandemic pods and more child care: schools reopen

Details: Learning pods and elementary school child care may support or replace remote learning, but experts say access inequity will widen the education gap.

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More US schools teach in Spanish, but not enough to help

Details: The preschool dual-language program at Gates Street Early Education Center in Lincoln Heights, one of Los Angeles’ oldest neighborhoods with dense populations of Latino and Asian residents, is

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How redlining still hurts Black, Latino students in public

Details: Title 1 funding is a necessity because our education system was built on property taxes in a country where decades of redlining made it impossible for families of color to build equity.

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529 plan: Great tool for your kid's education

Details: According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the average cost of tuition, room and board for the 2010-11 academic year hit about …

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Sex education: The importance of LGBTQ inclusivity in schools

Details: Sex education looks drastically different depending on where you live (though legislation is ongoing). Thirty-nine states, plus Washington, D.C., require sex education and/or HIV education in

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National education standards for police would lower rates

Details: Use education standards for police to lower rates of brutality, improve profession. Despite decades of advocacy, we have yet to see broad reaching and sustainable changes within law enforcement in

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Trump's 'education freedom' plan is an attack on public

Details: Trump's 'education freedom' plan is an attack on public schools. That's un-American. Trump and DeVos are peddling a dangerous vision of private education and …

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Learning pods: What they are and how to set one up

Details: Learning pods help kids bridge social divide Millions of children are going to school online because of COVID-19. Parents trying to balance child care and education are turning to learning pods.

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Autism disability, ESL, COVID: One family fights for

Details: COVID-19 put school online: One family's fight for special ed services. This story was produced by the Teacher Project, an education reporting …

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Disability in kids: Private special education school

Details: Feinstein, the special-education lawyer, said he’s not surprised the state education investigation found no evidence of wrongdoing at High Road. "Our state department is …

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Critical race theory defined, along with DEI, implicit

Details: "Social-emotional learning." "Trauma-informed care." "Culturally relevant teaching." Like most fields, K-12 education is filled with jargon. "Critical race theory" is often not on the vernacular

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COVID and wildfires gave us an education instead of a

Details: COVID and wildfires gave us an education instead of a vacation. We'll never be the same. We were looking forward to beautiful scenery and celebrating birthdays with our sons.

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Alia Wong USA TODAY

Details: Alia Wong. Education Enterprise Reporter. Alia is an enterprise reporter at USA TODAY who covers inequities in education. She formerly covered education for The Atlantic and Honolulu Civil Beat.

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'Sex Education': Should streaming teen shows get so explicit

Details: Netflix’s “Sex Education” is the latest, and most explicit, in a string of streaming shows aimed at teens, with distinctly R-ratings. But is that really the best thing for the shows and

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Critical race theory: Texas GOP push more restrictions on

Details: Renee Blackmon, president of the Texas Council for the Social Studies, told the Austin American-Statesman that she appreciated the effort to invest in civics education

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Erin Richards USA TODAY

Details: Erin Richards. Education Enterprise Reporter. Erin is a news reporter who covers K-12 education.

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Disability in kids: Private special education school

Details: According to the Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights, 75% of all restraint and seclusion incidents in public schools happen to kids with disabilities. Data on restraint for private

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States slashing education spending

Details: While education spending in Kansas has fallen by 14.6% since fiscal 2008, the state still spends more than most states on K-12 education. General school funding totalled $5,981 per …

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Asian students carry high expectations for success

Details: "Education is the driver of social mobility," said John Spinks, senior adviser to the vice chancellor at the University of Hong Kong. "There is a belief that the higher education system will push

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America's students deserve education options with income

Details: The Education Freedom Scholarships proposal is a powerful way to achieve this goal. This isn't an attack on public education The highly paid …

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Adapt youth prisons for maximum education, not maximum

Details: Adapt youth prisons for maximum education, not maximum security. Juvenile facilities weren't made to educate — they were made to imprison. How bad are they? We explore the stories of …

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College admissions: Harvard grad sells way to Ivy League

Details: Beaton touts his company, Crimson Education, as a booming success. The company says it has raised $20 million from investors, has grown …

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Taxpayers are fed up: The real reason universities are

Details: Years ago, in "The Higher Education Bubble," I warned that universities were going to be squeezed by online competition, changing job markets and fears of …

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Microsoft unveils $999 Surface in new education pitch

Details: Microsoft also pushed education versions of Office 365 with Microsoft Teams, the company’s Slack competitor. Most of the new Windows 10 S machines become available this summer, in advance of the

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