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VOA: Troubled Student Loan Forgiveness Program Gets an Overhaul

The Biden administration is moving to relax the rules for a student loan forgiveness program that has been criticized for its notoriously...

VOA: ‘Varsity Blues’ Trial Promises Fresh Insights in Old Scandal

The first trial in the "Operation Varsity Blues" college admissions bribery scandal will begin this week, with the potential to shed light...

AP: State education board clears way for school mask mandate

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education overwhelmingly approved a measure Tuesday that gives state Education Commissioner Jeff Riley the authority...

NPR: Breakthrough COVID Infections Add Even More Chaos To School’s Start In 2021

"We were so careful," says Alysha Johnson, a resident of Discovery Bay, east of San Francisco. "I'm a germaphobe. When this whole...

AP: Pandemic prompts changes in how future teachers are trained

Before last year, a one-credit technology course for students pursuing master’s degrees in education at the University of Washington wasn’t seen as...

NPR: Students Need To Be In Classrooms, With Masks, This Fall, Education Secretary Says

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has a message for schools across the country ahead of the new school year: Students need to...

NPR: Serious Cases Remain Rare, But Coronavirus Infections In Children Are On The Rise

As coronavirus cases climb worryingly across the United States, a recent study shows that the number of children contracting the virus "steadily...

VOA: STEM Jobs Lead List of Fastest-Growing Occupations

The number of STEM jobs — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — have sped past the number of non-STEM jobs by three times since 2000. 

Investigated, Not Interviewed, for US Student Visa

"Are any of your family members involved with the Taliban?" was among the many probing questions the U.S. Consulate asked me when...

VOA: US Universities Express Confidence About Return of Foreign Students

An overwhelming majority—86%—of U.S. colleges, universities and other learning programs for higher education plan to bring international students back to campus to...

VOA: Anti-Asian Hate Touches International Students

The rate of anti-Asian hate crime has soared in the United States since the coronavirus pandemic started in early 2020. International students...

VOA: US University to Help Deaf Youth in Nigeria

An American private university dedicated to the education of the deaf and hard of hearing says it will use a grant from...

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[Champaign] C-U at Home

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[Urbana] Fall Fitness Programs Registration

Register anytime between August 3rd - August 23rd / 24th to receive an early bird discount for your favorite fitness classes! Call...

[Urbana] Play Day in the Park

Thursday, August 11, 5:30-7 pm At Crestview ParkAll Ages & Abilities The Urbana Park District Staff will be bringing the fun...