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Colleges Add More In-Person Classes For Spring, Amid High Risk Of Coronavirus Spread

Last week, Ayiana Davis Polen finally set foot on the campus of Spelman College — a historically Black liberal arts school for...

Education Pick Miguel Cardona’s Message To Lawmakers: ‘En La Unión Está La Fuerza’

"We're here today, in the midst of one of the most challenging school years in American history," Miguel Cardona said in opening...

Education Pick Miguel Cardona Is New To Washington — But Not To Classrooms

On Wednesday, lawmakers will have some tough questions for Miguel Cardona, President Biden's nominee to be the next U.S. education secretary. The...

Did Closing Schools Save Lives Or Cost Lives? The Debate Continues

In November, I reported for NPR on a scientific paper that estimated millions of years of life could be lost due to...

NPR: Don’t Call It A Comeback: School Districts That Never Opened Are Having Trouble Now

Diana Muhammad, who teaches PE and dance in Chicago Public Schools, was "unsure," "uncertain" and "reluctant" about her district's plan for in-person...

NPR: San Francisco May Rename Schools Named After Washington, Lincoln And Others

San Francisco is pushing ahead with a plan to rename dozens of public schools, committing to potentially remove names of public figures...

AP: At Sundance, pandemic dramas unfold on screen and off

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Nicks had for months been documenting the students of Oakland High School, in California, when the pandemic...

NPR: The College Buyout Boom

The average cost of one year of college in the US is now more than $20,000 a year for public schools and...

VOA: SAT Cancels Tests in US and Abroad

The trend to deemphasize standardized tests in admissions decisions at U.S. colleges and universities moved ahead this week. 

VOA: Nursing Students Train with Virtual Patients During Pandemic

Virtual patients are stepping in for real ones and allowing nursing students to continue their training during the pandemic. Tina Trinh reports.

VOA: First Lady Jill Biden to Focus on Education Policy

Jill Biden, the wife of recently inaugurated President Joe Biden, has made it clear that education policy will be a priority for...

NPR: Biden Announces Executive Actions Meant To Help Reopen Schools

President Biden has called reopening schools a "national emergency" and said he wants to see most K-12 schools in the United States open...

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[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...