Category: Education

Education, Federal, Industry, Policy

Supreme Court case could change the nature of college sports

March 30, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

A Supreme Court case being argued this week amid March Madness could erode the difference between elite college athletes and professional sports stars. If the former college athletes who brought the case win, colleges could end up competing for talented […]

Education, Industry

Gov’t data show race, region disparities in school reopening

March 24, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Nearly half of the nation’s elementary schools were open for full-time classroom learning as of last month, but the share of students learning in-person has varied greatly by region and by race, with most nonwhite students learning entirely online, according […]

Education, Federal, Industry, Policy

Expanded testing part of Biden administration school plans

March 17, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Pushing forward with its plan to reopen schools this spring, the Biden administration is expanding coronavirus testing for teachers, staff and students and convening a summit for educators to share “best practices” for returning kids to the classroom. “The time […]

Education, Federal, Industry, Policy

President Trump’s ‘patriotic education’ commission can’t actually tell schools what to teach

September 22, 2020

Via: Fortune

President Donald Trump’s controversial move to create a “patriotic education” commission late last week drew criticism, with critics accusing the Trump administration of whitewashing U.S. history. The commission, along with a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to develop a […]

Education, Federal, Industry, Policy

Colleges delay tuition, offer emergency aid as the government shutdown hits students

January 25, 2019


A growing number of colleges and universities are postponing tuition payments, waiving late fees, and providing emergency grants to students whose finances have been tied up by the longest government shutdown in history. In New York, Connecticut, and Nevada, statewide […]