After the union vote, the district said it had pushed back the return of K-8 teachers and staff until Wednesday to "ensure we reach a resolution without a disruption to student learning."
President Biden pledged to reopen most of the nation's K-12 schools during his first 100 days. When asked if that goal was "too optimistic," Cardona said, "No, I think it's strong leadership."
Following an official action from President Biden Wednesday, the Education Department extended pandemic relief from payments for about 41 million federal student loan borrowers through Sept. 30.
The new measures would increase testing and access to personal protective equipment for schools, and create a centralized, national database of school coronavirus cases.
The College Board, citing the pandemic for the changes, will shift focus to a new digital version of the college entrance exam.
The FAFSA uses tax data from two years ago to determine a student's eligibility for financial aid for college. But if your financial situation has changed since then, there are ways to get more money.
When schools closed last spring, children with severe mental illnesses were cut off from the services they'd come to rely on. Many have since spiraled into emergency rooms and even police custody.
The university announced it will terminate Jeremy Pruitt, two assistant coaches and seven staffers after an investigation found "serious violations of NCAA rules."
The federal government has yet to approve plans in most states for giving out money that was authorized in October.
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University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley announced Tuesday he will retire July 1, capping a long career in Georgia’s higher education wrapping up with a year of a spreading pandemic that disrupted the routines of students and faculty.
Designated as frontline essential workers, some educators see a path out of "the lion's den."
The U.S. education secretary sent a letter to President Trump, announcing her resignation effective Friday.
A new study suggests reopening schools may be safer than previously thought, at least in communities where the coronavirus is not already spreading out of control.
Numerous petitions have sought to rescind the Lehigh honor for Trump. One earlier effort garnered nearly 80,000 signatures, saying the president falls short of the university's values.