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BBC: Covid-19: A-level and GCSE results to be decided by teachers

GCSEs and A-levels cancelled in England by the pandemic will be replaced by grades decided by teachers, the exams watchdog Ofqual has...

NPR: FACT CHECK: Biden’s Comments On Loan Forgiveness And Elite Colleges

At a CNN town hall on Tuesday night, President Biden was asked if he supported the idea of forgiving up to $50,000...

VOA: Harassment Cases Revive Worries of Racism at Boston College

BOSTON - Students are demanding a stronger response from Boston College after two recent cases in which white students were accused of...

VOA: Scholarships Help Refugees Finance Higher Education

Nevfel Akkasoglu was arrested and imprisoned for 14 months during the attempted Turkish military coup d’état in 2016 for being associated with...

CNN: Student loan payments are suspended. Here’s how to make the most of it

Millions of student loan borrowers received a welcome reprieve last month when President Joe Biden extended the suspension of payments and interest...

NPR: To Play, Or Not To Play: Schools Wrestle With CDC’s Athletics Recommendations

High school senior Audrianna Hill has been playing basketball since she was five years old. But this winter, with Covid-19 cases rising,...

CNN: Utah lawmakers reject a bill that would require teaching consent in sex education classes

(CNN)A new bill in Utah that would have required students to learn about consent was shot down by lawmakers this week.

NPR: Public School Teachers Weigh In On Vaccines, Masks And Returning To The Classroom

The Biden administration has set a goal: a majority of public schools open "at least one day a week" by the 100th...

NPR: 8-Year-Old Calls Out NPR For Lack Of Dinosaur Stories

An 8-year-old from Minneapolis recently pointed out a big problem with NPR's oldest news show, All Things Considered. Leo Shidla wrote to...

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...

Anouncement

Hundreds Run Through Streets Of C-U In ‘Run To Remember’

CHAMPAIGN – Hundreds of runners and walkers turned out for the inaugural Run To Remember on Saturday morning in Champaign-Urbana. The 8K run and...

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY RELEASES IMMIGRANT WELCOMING PLAN

First-ever plan in Champaign County has recommendations for better integrating immigrants into the local community, economy, and workforce Champaign...

[Urbana] Enjoy jazz music at Meadowbrook Park on September 10

It’s the most original jazz event in town. Walk through Meadowbrook Park’s Wandell Sculpture Garden and listen to local jazz music on...

CHAMBANA WELCOME CREW

New to Champaign-Urbana? Get connected to community through the Chambana Welcome Crew., our new ambassador program designed to help you feel right...