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Over 80 lawmakers call on Biden to release memo outlining authority to cancel student debt

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden arrives at the Oval Office of the White House after arriving on Marine One in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images Over 80 House and Senate members wrote......

Here are options if you aren’t eligible for Navient’s student loan forgiveness settlement

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For years, many student loan borrowers have suffered under the weight of excessive debt. Some 66,000 borrowers finally got relief when the recent Navient settlement erased their balances. (Here’s how to know if you’re one of them.) Millions more may......

Parents wise up about Critical Race Theory : Stepman

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Jarrett Stepman NBC News published an exposé on how people are demanding transparency and seeking an end to the teaching of critical race theory and gender ideology in public schools. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics –......

France’s education minister draws ire for an Ibiza vacation as school Covid rules were changed.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here A bitter dispute over Covid precautions in French schools turned into a political scandal on Tuesday as the local news media reported that the country’s education minister had been vacationing on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza while a......

Covid can turn kids into ‘fussy eaters’ if it changes their sense of smell

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A child wears a KN95 protective mask for kids arranged in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. Tiffany Hagler-Geard | Bloomberg | Getty Images Children who have recovered from Covid-19 may experience a distorted sense of smell......

University of Michigan removes president after an alleged sexual affair with a school employee

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel. Joshua Lott | Getty Images The University of Michigan removed Mark Schlissel as president after an alleged sexual affair and named former university president Mary Sue Coleman as interim president. The move comes after......

Analysis shows education vouchers saved North Carolina taxpayers

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Nyamekye Daniel | The Center Square North Carolina’s school choice programs saved taxpayers at least $74 million in fiscal year 2018, an updated analysis by EdChoice found. EdChoice examined the fiscal effects of 40 private educational choice programs in......

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona: More COVID tests will be distributed to schools

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Education Secretary Miguel Cardona told CBS News that more COVID-19 tests will be distributed to schools nationwide starting next week.  “The tests are being developed, and states are applying now to receive these, to the CDC. So, we do......

CBS Evening News, January 11, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, January 11, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Baby among four survivors in medical helicopter crash; Chess program that teaches kids life lessons grows Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news,......

Districts move classrooms outdoors to prevent COVID spread

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Districts move classrooms outdoors to prevent COVID spread – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Some schools have moved classes outdoors to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as others move to remote learning as cases surge. Mark Strassmann takes a......

Chess program that teaches kids life lessons grows

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Chess program that teaches kids life lessons grows – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Train of Thought, which teaches kids life lessons through the game of chess, has expanded globally. Jamie Yuccas shares more. Be the first to know......

New York Mayor Eric Adams stresses need to keep schools open as Omicron spreads

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York Mayor Eric Adams stresses need to keep schools open as Omicron spreads – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Mayor Eric Adams says he is focused on keeping schools open as the city grapples with the Omicron variant.......

Millions of children return to school despite surging COVID cases across the country

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Millions of children return to school despite surging COVID cases across the country – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Most school districts are starting school in-person Monday despite surging COVID-19 cases across the U.S. Meanwhile, teachers’ unions are pushing......

Schools nationwide struggle to deal with COVID surge

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Schools nationwide struggle to deal with COVID surge – CBS News Watch CBSN Live While more than 2,000 K-12 schools have already closed or moved to remote learning, millions of kids are still heading back to class tomorrow, as......

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