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Education News

Will Covid Vaccines for Teachers Help Oregon Reopen Schools?

Published 02/20/2021 07:27 PM

Oregon is a case study in how Pacific Coast cities are lagging the country in resuming in-person teaching.

What You Need to Know About the CDC's New School Guidelines

Published 02/12/2021 09:19 PM

The federal government’s new guidance for reopening classrooms does not require teachers to be vaccinated first.

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on What She Learned From Battling the Teachers’ Union

Published 02/15/2021 12:24 PM

In an interview, Ms. Lightfoot talked about how she hoped to rebuild trust in the system and eventually reopen high schools.

Colleges Vowed a Safer Spring. Then Students, and Variants, Arrived.

Published 03/02/2021 08:47 PM

Many universities instituted new testing protocols, hoping to avoid the problems of the fall. But coronavirus variants and uncooperative students have already driven outbreaks.

Cornel West Is in a Fight With Harvard, Again

Published 03/03/2021 01:01 AM

The popular professor, who left Harvard in 2002 after a dispute with its president, says he may leave again if the university does not grant him tenure.

Colleges That Require Coronavirus Screening Tech Struggle to Say Whether It Works

Published 03/02/2021 10:00 AM

Many schools that use fever scanners and symptom checkers have not rigorously studied if the technology has slowed the spread of Covid-19 on campuses.

Biden's Education Secretary Confirmed

Published 03/01/2021 11:31 PM

Miguel A. Cardona, a career educator from Connecticut, will lead the Biden administration’s efforts to reopen most of the nation’s schools shuttered by the coronavirus.

VCU Fraternity is Suspended After Death of Student

Published 03/02/2021 03:49 AM

Virginia Commonwealth University said it had suspended its Delta Chi chapter after Adam Oakes, 19, was found dead at an off-campus party where he was reportedly blindfolded and given alcohol.

Philadelphia Parents Demand Action on School Reopenings

Published 02/28/2021 10:31 PM

Frustrated with remote learning, parents in the Philadelphia area are running for office, suing, relocating and retreating to private school.

He Won a Varsity Letter at 16. He Finally Got It When He Was 79.

Published 03/01/2021 08:45 PM

Tom Ammiano, a well-known gay leader in San Francisco, believed his effeminate mannerisms led his New Jersey high school to deny him his letter.

The Daily: Welcome to Odessa

Published 02/26/2021 06:31 PM

We spent six months documenting one Texas high school’s reopening. This is what it looked like.

Recluse Spiders at University of Michigan Cause Brief Library Closure

Published 02/28/2021 04:19 PM

The discovery of Mediterranean recluse spiders at the University of Michigan prompted a two-day closure of one of its libraries.

Odessa

Published 02/26/2021 10:50 AM

A struggling school system. An oil bust. A marching band determined to keep playing through a pandemic. This is the story of one Texas high school in crisis — and trying to reopen its doors.

Odessa

Published 02/26/2021 06:29 PM

A struggling school system. An oil bust. A marching band determined to keep playing through a pandemic. This is the story of one Texas high school in crisis — and trying to reopen its doors.

Family of Georgia Teen Who Died After Basketball Drills Sues School Officials

Published 02/24/2021 09:00 PM

Imani Bell, 16, collapsed while running up stadium steps in “extreme heat,” according to a complaint filed on Wednesday.

Inside a Battle Over Race, Class and Power at Smith College

Published 02/25/2021 03:48 AM

A student said she was racially profiled while eating in a college dorm. An investigation found no evidence of bias. But the incident will not fade away.

A College Admissions Rat Race

Published 02/25/2021 05:16 PM

While top-tier colleges are dealing with surges in applications, lesser known ones have seen sharp declines.

San Francisco Pauses School Renamings to Focus on Returning Students to Classrooms

Published 02/24/2021 01:22 AM

A plan to rename schools that honored people like Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson was put on hold after criticism of the plan and, particularly, its timing amid the pandemic.

Calvin Tyler Pledges $20 Million to Morgan State

Published 02/23/2021 11:06 PM

The gift will help Morgan State University, a historically Black college, finance scholarships for financially needy students.

Oakley School Board Resigns After Mocking Parents on Livestream

Published 02/21/2021 12:34 AM

Unaware their conversation was public, district trustees in Oakley, Calif., suggested that parents eager for schools to reopen merely wanted “their babysitters back.”

Everything You Need to Know About Cisco Certifications and Learning Paths

Published 02/26/2021 09:10 PM

A Cisco certification can help you become more skilled and marketable in your technical career.

How to Start Learning React: A U.S. News Guide

Published 02/23/2021 07:22 PM

If you’re considering learning React and JavaScript, this guide can help you get started.

Everything You Need to Know About Six Sigma Certifications: A U.S. News Guide

Published 02/12/2021 10:34 PM

Earning a Six Sigma certification can boost your problem-solving skills.

Free and Paid Online Resources to Start Learning HTML and CSS

Published 02/09/2021 02:54 PM

Learn HTML and CSS online for free, and use them to create webpages or move up in your career.

Everything You Need to Know About AWS Certifications: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/29/2020 08:18 PM

An AWS certification could help you advance, depending on your job.

What You Need to Know About CRM Software Training and Certification: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/29/2020 06:03 PM

CRM training and certification are increasingly in demand. Here’s why and how to become certified.

What You Need to Know About the Google IT Support Professional Certificate

Published 12/29/2020 05:35 PM

Learn how the Google IT Support certificate can launch your IT career.

PMP Certifications: What You Need to Know to Succeed – A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/23/2020 06:55 PM

The exam is tough, even for experienced project managers.

IBM Data Science Professional Certificate: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/21/2020 09:50 PM

An IBM Data Science Professional Certificate can put you on the path to working in data science.

How to Learn French: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/21/2020 07:55 PM

Learn French to improve your communication skills and cultural knowledge.

How to Start Learning Java: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/18/2020 07:56 PM

Learning Java can help aspiring developers understand the foundations of programming because of the language’s wide usage and functionality.

How to Learn Russian : A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/16/2020 08:42 PM

Russian ranks as a difficult language to learn for English speakers, but immersing yourself can be a big help.

What to Know About Pluralsight

Published 12/15/2020 08:35 PM

Pluralsight users can improve their tech skills and workflow through video courses, assessments and analytics.

Cybersecurity Certifications – What You Need to Know: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/15/2020 05:28 PM

Take a look at popular cybersecurity certifications and their requirements.

Scrum Master Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Published 12/11/2020 10:07 PM

Get a Scrum master certification to broaden your professional opportunities.

A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Marketing: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 09:25 PM

Learn social media marketing to build your online presence.

How I Learned R: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 03:38 PM

Learn R by solving problems.

How to Learn to Code: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 02:26 PM

Learn to code online using courses, practice lessons, community guidance and a lot of tinkering.

Learn Japanese: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/07/2020 06:09 PM

Start learning Japanese today with these tips.

How I Learned C#: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/04/2020 02:35 PM

You can build almost anything after you learn C#. But first, pick a manageable task and tackle it head-on.

How to Learn Python: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/23/2020 07:04 PM

If you want to learn Python, a number of free or low-cost resources can help you get started.

Learn German: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/23/2020 02:58 PM

Here’s a beginner’s guide on how to learn German.

What Data Analysis Is and the Skills Needed to Succeed

Published 11/23/2020 01:51 PM

Use the tools and techniques of data analysis to make sense of mountains of information.

What to Know About Udacity

Published 11/20/2020 05:41 PM

Udacity’s courses and nanodegree programs focus on technology and innovation.

What Data Visualization Is and How to Get Started In This Field

Published 11/17/2020 04:29 PM

You don’t need a data science or business analysis degree to learn data visualization.

How to Get a Microsoft Office Certification: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/13/2020 09:25 PM

A Microsoft Office Certification tells employers that you’re skilled at using Microsoft applications.

Learn Statistics to Unlock Data and Analytics Career Opportunities

Published 11/13/2020 05:34 PM

There are many ways to learn statistics for data and analytics careers.

What to Know About LinkedIn Learning

Published 11/12/2020 05:12 PM

LinkedIn Learning users can take video-based courses to learn in-demand job skills.

How to Start Learning C++: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/11/2020 02:45 PM

A wealth of resources can help you learn C++, one of the most popular programming languages.

What Business Analytics Is and How to Get Started in This Field

Published 11/10/2020 04:41 PM

Learning business analytics could help you make better decisions for your business.

Learn Tableau to Jump-Start Your Data and Visualization Projects: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/06/2020 05:36 PM

Learning Tableau could boost your career prospects.

What to Know About MasterClass

Published 11/05/2020 10:32 PM

MasterClass courses are delivered by renowned artists and masters of their craft.

How to Learn English : A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/05/2020 09:30 PM

You have plenty of options for learning English, regardless of how you hope to use the language.

How to Learn Machine Learning A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/02/2020 06:42 PM

These resources can help you learn machine learning at a beginner, intermediate and advanced level.

Become a Full-Stack Developer: How I Did It

Published 10/30/2020 09:45 PM

Full-stack developers build software and have a firm grip on front-end and back-end services.

Quickstart Guide to Learn QuickBooks

Published 10/30/2020 09:14 PM

Learn QuickBooks to land a job in accounting, start a bookkeeping service or manage your own small business.

Top Business Skills for Success on the Job

Published 10/29/2020 06:55 PM

Improving your business skills will help you succeed in your career.

What to Know About edX

Published 10/29/2020 05:34 PM

EdX offers online degrees and certificate programs.

How to Learn Korean: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/23/2020 09:13 PM

Here’s a beginner’s guide on how to learn Korean.

What to Know About Udemy

Published 10/23/2020 09:08 PM

Udemy users can take online courses on a variety of subjects or teach courses of their own.

How to Learn SEO: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/23/2020 04:33 PM

Learn how to use search engines like Google to optimize your content.

How to Become an Interior Designer: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/16/2020 09:36 PM

Learning how to become an interior designer can enable you to use your creativity in your career.

How to Learn Finance as a Beginner: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/16/2020 07:07 PM

Find out how to learn finance to launch your career in this field.

How to Learn Chinese : A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/15/2020 09:18 PM

Learning Chinese could help advance your career.

How to Become a Web Developer: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/13/2020 04:19 PM

Learn modern web development practices and choose an area of expertise.

What to Know About Coursera

Published 09/16/2020 09:23 PM

Coursera users can earn professional certificates or even college degrees online.

How to Learn JavaScript: A U.S. News Guide

Published 09/02/2020 02:36 PM

This collection of resources can help you learn JavaScript at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

How to Learn Excel: A U.S. News Guide

Published 08/28/2020 02:30 PM

Learn Excel with free resources and paid courses to go from beginner to superuser.

What to Know About K-12 Online Schools

Published 08/27/2020 08:22 PM

K-12 online schools might be a good option for some families during the 2020-2021 school year.

How to Learn Product Management: A U.S. News Guide

Published 08/11/2020 10:26 PM

Learn how to become a product manager and advance in your career.

Coronavirus and Schools: What Parents Should Know for the Fall

Published 08/06/2020 03:58 PM

Planning and flexibility are key as students go back to school.

Find an Online Tutor

Published 07/24/2020 09:26 PM

Online tutoring can give your student structure if school has moved online.

How to Learn SQL: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/24/2020 07:09 PM

You don’t have to be a programmer to learn SQL for datasets.

How to Learn Digital Marketing: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/14/2020 08:58 PM

Learn digital marketing for a variety of platforms and choose a type to specialize in.

How to Learn Graphic Design: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/07/2020 04:02 PM

Learn graphic design skills online and gain practical experience while creating portfolio pieces.

Online Summer Classes Discounted for Coronavirus

Published 06/24/2020 05:01 PM

These online platforms provide classes like Introduction to Computer Science and The Science of Well-Being for free or at a low cost.

How to Learn Data Science: A U.S. News Guide

Published 06/04/2020 06:11 PM

An array of free and low-cost classes allow you to learn data science skills on your own time.

Project Management Courses: A U.S. News Guide

Published 05/27/2020 08:30 PM

Courses in project management prepare you for certifications that differentiate you from your peers.

Find an ACT Tutor

Published 05/21/2020 07:54 PM

Find an ACT tutor who will give your student the confidence and strategies to succeed.

Find an SAT Tutor

Published 05/21/2020 07:15 PM

Free SAT test prep options are available, but some parents may opt to hire a tutor to help their child study.

How to Learn Spanish: A U.S. News Guide

Published 05/15/2020 10:41 PM

Find the best way to learn Spanish for your budget and learning style.

Finding a High School Tutor

Published 05/12/2020 06:38 PM

Discover how to find the right high school tutor for your student. Explore in-home, online & free services to help make the right decision. Learn more.

Financial Literacy for College Students

Published 04/15/2020 08:32 PM

Improve your financial literacy while in college. Learn how to budget, pick up the basics of credit, saving and investing.

College Road Trip: Indiana

Published 08/13/2010 07:50 PM

College Road Trip: California

Published 08/13/2010 07:40 PM

College Road Trip: Georgia

Published 08/13/2010 07:11 PM

Improving Instruction on Instruction in Education Grad Schools

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Few schools prepare teachers for life in the classroom, research shows.

The New Doctors in the House

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How nurses are evolving into far bigger roles at hospitals.

Bringing Better Health to Rural America

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

The nation's small towns need more physicians, and med schools aim to fill the gap.

The Science Rankings Methodology

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How we rank graduate programs in the sciences

Business School: Teaching More Than Work Ethic

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Tomorrow's corporate leaders are learning business skills and social values at B-schools.

The Business School Rankings Methodology

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How we rank graduate business schools

Bitten by the Green Design Bug

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Engineering students flock to sustainable design, and schools aim for green waters.

Colleges Where Need for Aid Can Hurt Admission Odds

Published 03/23/2010 03:22 PM

See which schools are most likely to admit and you and give you financial aid.

Government Helps Low-Income Grad Students Pay for School

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Loans to be capped at 15 percent of income, and those entering public service may get loans forgiven.

Medical Schools Fight the War Against Disease

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Epidemiologists go straight to the source, then sift their data one clue at a time.

Business Schools Look for Different Kinds of Students

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Admissions offices are pursuing more women and minority candidates.

Aerospace Engineering Searches for New Talent

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

As more baby boomers reach retirement, demand for qualified graduates is on the rise.

Picking the Right School for an Education Grad Degree

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Is it more important to go to a great school or a school near where you want to teach?

How Technology Is Changing the Medical Profession

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Clinical practice guidelines, electronic medical records, and population science are revolutionary.

America's Best Colleges: Most International Students

Published 03/17/2009 04:06 PM

The percent of undergraduates who are international.

America's Best Colleges: Freshman Retention Rates

Published 03/17/2009 04:01 PM

The average proportion of freshmen who return the following fall.

America's Best Colleges: Economic Diversity Among Top Schools

Published 03/17/2009 03:52 PM

Percentage of undergraduates receiving federal Pell grants at the Top 25 schools.

America's Best Colleges: Economic Diversity

Published 03/17/2009 03:44 PM

Percentage of undergraduates receiving federal Pell grants.

America's Best Colleges: Best Values

Published 03/17/2009 03:39 PM

These colleges give the best bang for your buck.

Cheaper, Bigger, and Cooler Student Loans

Published 07/01/2008 05:58 PM

New federal standards ease some of the financial pressure for students and their parents.

Colleges Drop Their Loan Programs

Published 04/17/2008 06:10 PM

Administrators at more than 250 public colleges have opted out of the Stafford loan program.

The Impact of the Virginia Tech Attack

Published 04/17/2008 05:59 PM

One consequence of the attack is the increased speed with which colleges respond to threats.

Cuts in European-Language Studies

Published 04/17/2008 05:43 PM

As more students study Arabic and Chinese, European-language departments are suffering cutbacks.

Hot Tips for Law School Students

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Specialization isn't the only way to gain practical know-how in law school.

Hot Tips for a Graduate Degree in Education

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Smart Choices Special Ed. The number of teachers in this specialty is forecast to rise almost 15% by 2016. At some schools (e.g., Vanderbilt...

New Ways to Get a Degree in Education

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Options include salaried training, condensed course, and flexible schedules.

Getting Business School Skills While in Law School

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Law school students can choose joint programs and special courses.

Changes for the GRE Exam This Fall

Published 09/12/2007 08:44 PM

The fill-in-the-blank questions get trickier, and some questions don't give any choices at all.

Playing Your Cards Right

Published 09/07/2007 05:44 PM

The stakes in the financial aid game are higher than ever.

Loans Are as Tricky as Ever

Published 09/07/2007 05:39 PM

Colleges break links with lenders but now give less guidance.

The New Rules of Finding Aid

Published 09/07/2007 05:28 PM

Codes of conduct and pending legislation are changing loan options for students and parents.

Nickel and Diming Your Kids to College

Published 09/07/2007 05:23 PM

Small rebates from retailers are just another way parents can fund ever expanding 529 plans.

Learning Economics 101

Published 09/07/2007 05:16 PM

Schools expect students to work part time. So do parents.

How to 'Leverage' Your Aid

Published 09/07/2007 05:03 PM

You can get more dough by pitting schools against one another.

Best Practices of State Bullying Policies

Published 12/16/2010 10:22 PM

Secretary Duncan issued a technical assistance memo highlighting key components of strong state bullying laws and policies.

New Board Members for Postsecondary Improvement Fund

Published 12/13/2010 03:27 PM

Secretary Duncan announced 13 new board members for the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE).

International Student Assessment

Published 12/07/2010 06:15 PM

"Being average in reading and science—and below average in math—is not nearly good enough," Secretary Duncan said in response to results from the Program for International Student Assessment.

Passage of the Child Nutrition Bill

Published 12/03/2010 11:52 AM

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act will "help schools fight our country's childhood obesity epidemic and give students access to the nutritional food they need to help them learn," Secretary Duncan said.

Grants to Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions

Published 11/23/2010 02:24 PM

ED announced grants to higher education institutions that serve Asian American and Pacific Islander students.

Assessment Board Members Named

Published 11/17/2010 04:09 PM

Secretary Duncan named six members of the National Assessment Governing Board, which oversees the Nation's Report Card.

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Published 11/16/2010 10:25 PM

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California Offers $2 Billion Incentive In A Push For In-Person Learning

Published 03/01/2021 11:59 PM

Public schools that don't offer in-person instruction for k-2 students by the end of the month will lose out on 1% of eligible funds every day that students remain out of the classroom.

Lifelong Educator Miguel Cardona Confirmed As Education Secretary

Published 03/01/2021 11:23 PM

The former fourth grade teacher, principal and state education commissioner will take the reins at the U.S. Department of Education as the fight intensifies over school reopening.

For Some Black Students, Remote Learning Has Offered A Chance To Thrive

Published 03/01/2021 10:00 AM

Back when school was in person, eighth-grader Josh Secrett was always tired. Now, away from the bias he sometimes encountered in classrooms, he says, "I'm more energized. I want to do more things."

Two High School Students Discuss Returning To School After A Year Of Virtual Learning

Published 02/28/2021 12:46 PM

Students at Framingham High School, outside of Boston, went back to in-person learning this week for the first time in nearly a year. Freshmen Naz Johnson and Michelle Mizhirumbay tell us about it.

A Sneak Peak Into NPR's First Ever College Podcast Challenge Submissions

Published 02/26/2021 09:29 PM

Here are some of the standout entries from NPR's first-ever College Podcast Challenge.

Young Artist Honors Black Icons With Playing Cards

Published 02/26/2021 10:01 AM

A 22-year-old Kansas City artist, Kearra Johnson, transforms a school art project into a tribute to Black history – a standard playing card deck with face cards that portray African American icons.

With One Move, Congress Could Lift Millions Of Children Out Of Poverty

Published 02/26/2021 10:00 AM

Lawmakers are weighing a proposal to give families with kids a monthly cash benefit to help ease the lifelong pull of poverty. Experts say it could cut U.S. child poverty nearly in half.

New Morehouse College Program Encourages Black Men To Complete Unfinished Degrees

Published 02/25/2021 10:49 PM

More than 2 million Black men who pursued a higher education never reached graduation. Morehouse President David Thomas says a flexible new online program aims to help them cross the finish line.

Morehouse College Is Offering A Program To Help Black Men Complete Their Degrees

Published 02/25/2021 09:39 PM

Over 2 million Black men in the U.S. have started — but never completed — college degrees. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with David A. Thomas, president of Morehouse College, about their program to help.

Teaching Students A New Black History

Published 02/25/2021 11:00 AM

An innovative education startup is offering culturally responsive learning to Black students across the country.

Millions Of Kids Learn English At School. Teaching Them Remotely Hasn't Been Easy

Published 02/24/2021 05:00 PM

For children learning English, speaking the language can be a way to fit in. But teachers worry that remote learning means some students aren't hearing even casual English outside their classes.

CDC Report: Educators May Be Central To In-School Transmission Of COVID-19

Published 02/24/2021 10:08 AM

A CDC report finds teachers may be bigger spreaders of COVID-19 in schools than students. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Grant Rivera, superintendent of the Georgia district involved in the case study.

Oak Ridge, Tenn., Will Teach History Of Its Black Students Who Helped End Segregation

Published 02/23/2021 06:27 PM

"Today almost no one in America knows about this landmark Civil Rights achievement," the city council said last year, in a proclamation honoring the Oak Ridge 85.

States Must Test Student Learning This Year, Biden Administration Says

Published 02/23/2021 06:11 PM

Annual state testing was canceled last year because of the pandemic. Many states want to skip it again, but the Education Department says no.

Young People Struggle To Keep Friends Close As Pandemic Pulls Them Apart

Published 02/23/2021 10:00 AM

The pandemic has prolonged the post-graduation transition amid a tough economy. With the lack of in-person interaction, young professionals are trying to adjust to a diminishing social circle.

Why stop at $1,400? These Democratic senators want Biden to back recurring stimulus checks

Published 03/02/2021 11:00 AM

GOP Senators Grill FBI Director over Use of Geolocation Data to Track Capitol Rioters

Published 03/02/2021 08:01 PM

Colorado hunter banned from 48 states after poaching spree

Published 03/02/2021 09:29 PM

Progressives unify against Democrat leaders who won’t fight for policies like Green New Deal

Published 03/03/2021 01:46 AM

Biden sending ‘terrible message’ on illegal immigration: Rep. McCaul

Published 03/02/2021 08:24 PM

Texas has one of the worst vaccination rates in the U.S. It's reopening 'all businesses' anyway.

Published 03/02/2021 09:33 PM

The Trump administration reportedly quietly funded Operation Warp Speed with money set aside for hospitals

Published 03/02/2021 04:55 PM

NBC Asian America Piece Has Readers Split Over 'Hate Crime' Statement

Published 03/02/2021 09:29 PM

Budget nominee Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition

Published 03/02/2021 11:53 PM

Tourist found dead in ocean after going missing during Hawaii hike, officials say

Published 03/02/2021 06:08 PM

Woman arrested after being linked to crime via Cheetos residue on teeth

Published 03/02/2021 07:28 PM

Biden claims vaccines will be available for all adults by the end of May — but there are caveats

Published 03/02/2021 10:51 PM

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

Published 03/02/2021 05:02 AM

House Call: Cue the Waterworks and Welcome to March

Published 03/01/2021 09:27 PM

Second SC man arrested in Jan. 6 Capitol riot said he posed as ‘Antifa,’ FBI alleges

Published 03/02/2021 06:00 PM

Biden calls Mexican president an ‘equal’ partner amid surge in border crossings

Published 03/02/2021 12:35 AM

California crash kills 13 of 25 people crammed into SUV

Published 03/02/2021 05:37 PM

Disturbing video of cop disciplining K9 prompts investigation in North Carolina

Published 03/02/2021 11:25 PM

Schumer says "we'll have the votes" to pass COVID relief bill

Published 03/02/2021 10:00 PM

Mike Brown’s father, Ferguson organizers request $20M from BLM

Published 03/02/2021 10:31 PM

Mitt Romney knocked unconscious and needed stitches after weekend fall

Published 03/02/2021 12:44 AM

After Border Patrol release, asylum-seekers test positive for Covid in Brownsville, Texas

Published 03/02/2021 08:08 PM

Marcus Flowers to run for Congress against Marjorie Taylor Greene

Published 03/01/2021 10:08 PM

'If the others go I'll go': Inside China's scheme to transfer Uighurs into work

Published 03/02/2021 10:26 PM

FBI investigating if Capitol officer Brian Sicknick was sprayed with chemical irritant

Published 03/01/2021 11:40 PM

Biden refused to sanction MBS over Khashoggi's murder because he doesn't want his relationship with Saudi Arabia to get worse, officials say

Published 03/02/2021 11:11 AM

A Miami man became a millionaire at the start of March. And all it took was a little luck

Published 03/02/2021 04:24 PM

‘Morally compromised.’ Why one archdiocese urges Catholics to avoid newest COVID vaccine

Published 03/02/2021 05:29 PM

Top Trump adviser had colleague exiled from White House after alleging she was Anonymous, report says

Published 03/02/2021 05:31 PM

Japanese billionaire wants 8 civilians to join him on a trip around the Moon

Published 03/03/2021 12:23 AM

Radar images capture new Antarctic mega-iceberg

Published 03/01/2021 08:18 PM

Merrick Garland could be confirmed as Biden’s attorney general this week

Published 03/01/2021 08:25 PM

White food blogger faces backlash for misnaming noodle soup recipe 'pho'

Published 03/02/2021 03:42 PM

Expert uncovers new Chinese nuclear missle sites

Published 03/02/2021 12:03 AM

Feds Arrest White Supremacist Livestreamer in Dawn Raid, Rattling Supporters

Published 03/02/2021 10:16 PM

‘Monster’ 1,000-pound bluefin tuna snagged by father-son duo off the Outer Banks

Published 03/02/2021 02:54 PM

Biden’s top aide says White House will ‘start acting now’ on reparations for African Americans

Published 03/01/2021 10:31 PM

Republicans and majority of Democrats vote to keep incarcerated people from participating in elections

Published 03/02/2021 09:41 PM

Duchess of Sussex accused of 'bullying Palace staff to tears'

Published 03/02/2021 10:18 PM

Rep. Adam Kinzinger tore into Sen. Josh Hawley for his 'smug' CPAC speech, saying 5 people died because of 'what you did'

Published 03/02/2021 03:22 PM

'What any good human would do': Louisiana man helped save infant abandoned along highway

Published 03/02/2021 09:11 PM

CrossFit condemns Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for 'loathsome and dangerous lies'

Published 03/02/2021 09:44 PM

10 hours in Cancún hurt Ted Cruz's job approval more than when he tried to flip the presidential election

Published 03/02/2021 04:31 PM

As another stimulus package hangs in the balance, some programs like unemployment benefits are set to expire by the end of March

Published 03/02/2021 02:48 AM

With unusual speed, State Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal of ex-Minneapolis officer Noor's third degree murder conviction, which has implications on Chauvin trial

Published 03/01/2021 10:38 PM

Frontier Airlines accused of anti-Semitism after canceling flight over mask controversy

Published 03/02/2021 06:13 PM

Bunny Wailer, reggae luminary, dies in Jamaica at age 73

Published 03/02/2021 04:33 PM

Gutfeld on Trump blasting Biden's first month in the White House at CPAC

Published 03/01/2021 10:52 PM

Texas Gov. Abbott says he's opening the state '100%' and lifting the mask mandate a day after the CDC warned states not to relax COVID-19 restrictions

Published 03/02/2021 09:05 PM

No Repeal of the $170 Billion Tax Break for Billionaires and No Change in Minimum Wage: Why Democrats Can't Keep Their Promises in the Relief Bill

Published 03/02/2021 04:04 PM

Pupils need 'bold and ambitious' recovery plan, says tsar

Published 03/02/2021 02:04 PM

Catching up is only part of helping pupils move forward after Covid, says education recovery tsar.

University to pay out £5k for 'less valuable' experience

Published 03/02/2021 12:01 AM

Details of student complaints about Covid's impact are released - including one award of £5,000.

Covid-19: Quarantine hotels 'unsafe' for returning pupils

Published 03/02/2021 06:26 AM

International pupils should be allowed to isolate at boarding schools, parents and teachers say.

Covid: Teachers' risk 'similar' to other under-65s

Published 03/01/2021 01:05 PM

The study measured infection rates in school staff and pupils in November and December.

A-levels: Poorer students 'three grades behind'

Published 03/01/2021 09:52 AM

The Education Policy Institute says they take fewer qualifications at a lower level than more affluent peers.

Covid-19: Free rapid testing for pupils' families in England

Published 02/28/2021 12:45 PM

Schoolchildren's household and bubble members will be offered Covid tests to take at home twice a week.

Pupils both relieved and upset as GCSEs and A-levels cancelled

Published 02/26/2021 12:15 PM

Students react to the news that their grades will be decided by teachers rather than exams.

Yemen: The nine-year-old war-zone school teacher

Published 03/01/2021 12:04 AM

Ahmed, blind since birth, stands in for teachers who don't make it in to their ruined school in Yemen.

A-level and GCSE results plan a 'good compromise', PM says

Published 02/25/2021 03:07 PM

Getting teachers to grade GCSE and A-level pupils in England will be "fair" and "durable", the PM says.

Age not job prioritised in second phase of Covid jab rollout

Published 02/26/2021 04:51 PM

Over-40s will be first in line from mid-April after the top nine priority groups receive one dose.

Law: Young Welsh people lack confidence for legal career

Published 02/26/2021 06:08 AM

Trainee solicitor says young people sometimes lack confidence to leave community without role models.

Stockport student Esha Mumtaz wants award 'to inspire other girls'

Published 02/25/2021 05:55 PM

Esha Mumtaz, who "started from square one" after moving to the UK, becomes Young Student of the Year.

A-level and GCSE results to be decided by teachers

Published 02/25/2021 10:19 AM

A combination of mock exams, coursework and essays will be used to decide grades in England this year.

Topshop: What happened after the shutters closed?

Published 03/01/2021 01:24 AM

The pandemic is changing the jobs market. What happens to young and old trying to find work?

The midwives braving armed gangs in Colombia

Published 03/01/2021 12:35 AM

A group of Afro-Colombian women use their skills to help women give birth in areas run by gangs.

Covid tests and masks: School prepares for return to class

Published 02/23/2021 06:43 PM

The BBC speaks to pupils, staff and parents at a school as they ready for in-person learning again.

University watchdog faces 'impartiality' questions

Published 02/19/2021 12:00 AM

Lord Wharton is also a paid adviser to an energy firm trying to build through a university's land.

Students 'see the beauty in the ordinary'

Published 02/16/2021 02:22 AM

First-year photography students at the University for the Creative Arts show off their work.

Coronavirus: Should university students get a refund?

Published 02/17/2021 12:46 AM

The pandemic has meant most students have been unable to go to lectures - so should they get a refund?

Coronavirus: How will 'Generation Covid' catch up?

Published 02/05/2021 03:39 AM

How will young people get back on track in jobs, education, housing, mental health and socialising?

Covid: 'I don't want a holiday, I want to go to school'

Published 02/04/2021 01:17 PM

How pupils with additional educational needs are dealing with the challenges of lockdown.

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