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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The SAT, a college admissions exam long associated with paper and pencil, will soon go all-digital. Starting in 2023 for international students and in 2024 in the U.S., the new digital SAT will shrink from three hours to two, include shorter reading passages and allow students to use a… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — On Wednesday, President Biden announced that pandemic relief for about 41 million federal student loan borrowers will be extended once again until May 1. Loan payments, interest accruals and collections of defaulted federal student loans have all been on hold since the start of the pandemic — first thanks to the… Read More
President Joe Biden plans to ask the Education Department to extend pandemic relief for about 41 million federal student loan borrowers through September 30th.
With desperate pleas and social contracts failing to curb college parties, schools have turned to punitive consequences. But are the students the ones to blame?
College reopening plans all rely on one thing: students following the rules. Some experts worry that’s too big of an ask.
The SAT and ACT’s reach beyond college admissions is pervasive, with many states requiring students take one or the other in order to graduate high school.
Colleges have been careful to leave the door open on their plans for the fall semester. Most experts say it will be anything but normal. Here’s a sampling of how it could look.
It’s unclear what college will look like in the fall, but students and families are having to make decisions now, despite worries about financial aid, travel and a highly contagious disease.
Special education advocates are relieved that the federal law that guarantees a free public education to students with disabilities will remain.
School districts are going to great lengths to keep students and families engaged and connected. But when it’s not possible to get all online, they’re turning back to an earlier device: the telephone.
Human brains are still developing throughout our teenage and early adult years. Knowing more about the way they work can teach us about how schools can work, too.