Posts Tagged by Education

13 high-paying summer jobs for college students

The summer vacation, while sometimes reserved for summer lovin’ and fun in the sun, is also a prime time to earn some extra cash and learn valuable lessons about hard work and responsibility. To find some of the best opportunities out there for college students, […]

Hillary Clinton Compares Trump To Nixon In Passionate Commencement Speech

Hillary Clinton offered a powerful message of resistance and hope during her commencement address to Wellesley College graduates Friday, taking the opportunity to skewer President Donald Trump. The former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee returned to her alma mater 48 years after […]

A scathing resignation memo from the top US student aid official reveals a Trump proposal that may delegitimize the Department of Education

The Trump Administration is considering moving oversight for more than $1 trillion in student loan debt from the Department of Education (ED), where it currently resides, to the Treasury Department, The New York Times reports. The possible change was referenced in the resignation memo of […]

The 10 foreign countries that send the most students to American colleges

The number of foreign students in American schools has been surging over the past decade, and numbers are up again. The trend is noteworthy in light of President Donald Trump’s executive order, which aims to bar citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen […]

Mom’s Rant About End-Of-The-Year Half Days Goes Viral

The end of the school year can be a chaotic time between the teacher gifts, report cards, special events and summer planning. And then there are those half days… This mom is not having it. On May 23, blogger Susannah B. Lewis, aka Whoa Susannah, […]

Texas Teacher Gives ‘Most Likely To Become A Terrorist’ Award To 7th Grader

A Texas middle school principal plans to launch an investigation after a 7th-grade student was named “most likely to become a terrorist” in a mock award ceremony “I was shocked,” Lizeth Villanueva, a 13-year-old student at Anthony Aguirre Junior High in Houston, told Click2Houston. “[The […]

For-Profit Colleges Sue To Block Protections For Defrauded Students and Taxpayers

A California-based trade group largely comprised of for-profit colleges late Wednesday sued Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to block a 2016 Obama administration regulation, called the borrower defense rule, aimed at protecting students from predatory college practices. The rule they attack (1) implements a law […]

‘Change starts local’ – Watch Mark Zuckerberg’s politically charged Harvard speech (FB)

“If I get through this speech, it’ll be the first time I actually finish something at Harvard.” On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg gave Harvard’s 2017 commencement address and received an honorary doctorate degree. The 33-year-old CEO and world’s fifth richest man famously dropped out the university […]

In a tense exchange before Congress, Betsy DeVos refused to rule out funding schools that discriminate against students

In testimony to Congress on Wednesday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos refused to say whether the department will withhold funding from private schools that discriminate against students, The New York Times reports. DeVos testified in front of a House Appropriations subcommittee on the Trump administration’s […]

Harvard’s student newspaper was apparently hacked to make fun of commencement speaker Mark Zuckerberg (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg is giving the commencement address at Harvard on Thursday after famously dropping out 12 years ago to create Facebook. And it looks like Harvard’s student newspaper, The Harvard Crimson, has been hacked to show fake stories trolling Zuckerberg. We noticed the changes to […]

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