As a result, approximately 1.5 million part-time and full-time Walmart and Sam's Club workers in the U.S. will be able to earn college degrees or learn trade skills without the burden of debt.
Former residents of the Athens neighborhood of Linnentown have won a kind of reparations for the erasure of the neighborhood in the urban renewal period.
Two very different stories won our hearts this year.
Although the overall jobs market is starting to come back, youth unemployment remains stubbornly high, creating a lot of anxiety among the latest class of college and high school seniors.
An estimated 6.6 million students can't obtain their transcripts or degrees for having unpaid bills as low as $25 or less. Several states have passed or are considering laws to curb the practice.
Many colleges have canceled December graduation ceremonies while continuing to host in-person events, like football games. One graduating senior says it feels like "a slap in the face."
The pandemic put a spotlight on health care workers and inspired many to pursue a career in medicine. The record number of applicants comes as the U.S. faces a projected shortage of physicians.
This week, Code Switch is talking about our favorite pandemic reads. Today's conversation is with author Elisabeth Thomas, about her fictional cult-like college, set deep in the woods of Pennsylvania.
The University of Georgia trained contact tracers in the summer. Why aren't they at work on campus now?
College campuses are traditionally a big venue for voter registration, but during the pandemic, political mobilization efforts are going virtual.
Fear and frustration have marked the start of the fall semester for college students and employees across the state as COVID-19 disrupts the usual routines of college life.
Greek organizations rely heavily on member dues. If chapters can't provide a meaningful experience online, one expert says, they may not survive the pandemic.
Mandatory testing at Mercer University has identified 103 students, out of 4,229 tested, who have contracted the coronavirus.
Students took part in sorority rush, pulsing through the student center in tightly packed groups of what looked like a hundred at a time. Others played basketball near dorms. Across the University of Georgia, the realities of college life amid the pandemic were on full display.
Postings for entry-level positions popular with new college grads fell by 73%, compared with before COVID-19 hit. And for those in the class of 2020 who have landed jobs, it's been a strange journey.