Since her appointment as Secretary of Education by Donald Trump, Betsy DeVos has received much criticism for many of her decisions in office. Now, Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is saying the role of Education secretary should be held by an educator. Read more about this story, and more, in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
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Earlier this spring, we asked our customers to tell their own success stories or nominate fellow educators who are making an impact on the lives of students. Now, it's time to announce the winners of our fourth annual Edmentum Educator of the Year Awards!
Tens of thousands of applicants have been denied qualification for the $700 million federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, intended by lawmakers to help with the nation’s student debt crisis. For many teachers, loan forgiveness is essential to escaping the burden of student loans, yet applications are denied every day. Read all about this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
Earlier this week, 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren issued a big policy proposal in which the government would write off billions of dollars in student loan debt and eliminate tuition for some two- and four-year colleges. Read more about the reaction to Warren’s proposal, how the measles outbreak relates to the school nurse shortage, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
When it comes to your students’ literacy development, no one knows like you the value an assignments feature can have when it comes to helping you align your teaching with their unique needs. Check out these five ways you can use the new assignment feature to transform how you use Reading Eggs in your classroom!
Two decades after the national tragedy that occurred at Columbine, 17 principals who experienced school gun violence first hand have banded together to form a network of support. Read all about this story, how the national school nurse shortage could lead to school grants, the latest on the College Admissions Scandal, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
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