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WASHINGTON - Outside the Supreme Court Tuesday, hundreds of advocates for student loan forgiveness gathered. Music blasted over speakers and people held up handwritten signs calling on the Supreme ...
US Supreme Court Education, Featured Wondering if your loans will be forgiven? Here’s what to know about the Supreme Court case WASHINGTON -- For those waiting for their student loans to disappear after applying last fall to a new government loan forgiveness plan, answers may be coming soon. The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday on ... CONTINUE READING US Supreme Court Education, Featured Supreme Court mulls questions about students' accessibility rights WASHINGTON -- Miguel Perez, a 23-year-old deaf student from Michigan, petitioned the Supreme Court today to decide if he was entitled to financial compensation for Perez's lack of proper accessibility support in his public school. The case brings ... CONTINUE READING High school English teacher with three students Education, Featured More than half nation's school districts face teacher shortages, data show WASHINGTON -- More than half of school districts across the country have reported shortages in teachers, according to researchers who attended an event hosted Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education that focused on addressing ... CONTINUE READING

Lack of action on student debt could impact Schumer, other Democrats

Approximately 2.5 million New Yorkers who collectively owe $93 billion in student loans, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Many voters in the Empire State are looking at candidates in the November midterm elections to see where they stand on the national student loan debt crisis. Among the seats up for grabs in New York is that of Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, who has been a vocal advocate of canceling student loans in recent years.

Low-income schools more vulnerable to disasters, government report says

A new Government Accountability Office report shows the majority of school districts that receive disaster aid serve America’s most vulnerable students. It’s unclear if Congress will consider a provision from the Biden administration’s Build Back Better Act that would allocate funding to preemptively replace ailing school buildings.

Maryland lawmaker may revisit Holocaust education mandate

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Maryland is among the 31 states that do not have laws requiring Holocaust education, but a state lawmaker who attempted to impose such a curriculum mandate three years ago said he may explore a second attempt at passing the legislation in 2023.

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