It’s time for colleges to change how they enroll students

BY JOSH WYNER AND MARTIN KURZWEIL,  06/04/20 © Getty Images As colleges and universities nationwide conclude a semester unlike any other, the fall remains uncertain. Not only are they unsure whether they can open their campuses or will need to keep courses online, they are unclear about how many students will enroll. And in the face…

Survey sent to Madison teachers details potential for cuts

Scott Girard June 6, 2020 Asurvey from Madison Metropolitan School District administration outlines the potential for more budget cuts coming amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with wage freezes and staff cuts among the options administrators are considering. The two-question survey, sent to staff Friday, states that the district expects an additional $5 million to $9 million…

Missouri S&T to prepare middle school teachers to fill teacher shortages

 Sarah PotterOn June 5, 2020 Photo Tom Wagner/Missouri S&T: James Trusler, a 2016 Missouri S&T history graduate, with his seventh-grade social studies class at Rolla Junior High School. ROLLA, Mo. – Missouri S&T will offer teacher certification in middle school math, science, English language arts and social studies this fall after earning approval for the…

Teachers, families try to adapt to online learning

 Maria Allard |  June 5, 2020 On a social media post, Warren Consolidated Schools art teachers remind the students of the importance of art while school is not in session. Photo provided by Warren Consolidated SchoolsAdvertisement CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — March 13 was the last day many local children attended school for the 2019-2020 school year. On…

Trump Vetoes Student Loan Forgiveness Bill

Zack Friedman President Donald Trump just vetoed a major student loan forgiveness bill. Here’s what you need to know. Student Loan Forgiveness In a widely expected move, Trump vetoed congressional legislation that would have overturned a key student loan forgiveness rule drafted by the U.S. Education Department under the leadership of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos….