The Education Department is letting states cancel standardized tests. The move is a practical one: School buildings across the nation are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, even though distance learning efforts are widespread.
As an 18-year-old student attending a training session for activists at the Highlander Folk School in Monteagle, Tennessee, John Lewis stuttered and struggled to read. A visiting professor mocked his stammered speech and “poor reading skills” and dismissed Lewis’ potential as a “suitable leader” for the burgeoning movement.
6 ways to build motivation to do your schoolwork now that you’re forced to learn online at home By Ryan Korstange (Assistant Professor of University Studies, Middle Tennessee State University) Published: September 10, 2020, at 12:07 a.m. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. The Conversation disclosure statement: John Holbein receives Read more…
Night Kids Media (NKM) is a car enthusiast media group based in Atlanta. They help promote impromptu car shows and races through their Instagram account with a secret location nearly every weekend.
It could be a brother or sister. It could be a neighbor. It could be a person you work with. We probably all know someone who doesn’t wear a mask in public even though it’s compulsory or recommended where you live.
If we believe in a principle, but don’t apply it ourselves, that principle is essentially meaningless.
When billionaire Robert E. Smith decided to pay off the student loans of the graduating class of 2019 at Morehouse College, he suggested that others follow his lead.
But is there even enough black private wealth in the United States to pay off all black student loan debt?
By reducing enrollment and disrupting instruction, the COVID-19 pandemic is generating financial distress for all colleges and universities.
4 things students should know about their health insurance and COVID-19 before heading to college this fall
As colleges and universities decide whether or not to reopen their campuses this fall, much of the discussion has focused on the ethics behind the decision and the associated health risks of in-person instruction.
Why does white always go first in chess? By Daaim Shabazz (Associate Professor of International Business, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University) Published: August 14, 2020, at 12:46 a.m. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. The Conversation disclosure statement, Editor’s note: The recent protests over racism have rekindled a longstanding discussion Read more…