Dozens of Georgia counties with spotty access to high-speed internet will be eligible for a $250 million pot of grant funding available through last year’s federal pandemic relief aid.
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Student Loan Repayment Pause Extended by White House Amid Legal Battles Over Relief Plan
The Department of Education announced on Tuesday it is extending the pandemic-era pause on federal student loan repayments until June 30 while legal challenges to the administration’s student debt relief program are fought over in the courts.
De-Emphasizing SATs Would Be a Godsend for Students and Parents | Opinion
1080. That’s what I tallied on the SATs more than 40 years ago while attending my college prep high school in Washington, D.C.
Digital Equity Depends on High-Speed Internet Infrastructure Improvements | Opinion
As a social studies teacher, I rely on high-speed internet daily and understand how important it is in today’s society.
How Parents and Schools Can Get Chronically Absent Kids Back in the Classroom
In the wake of the pandemic, more students are missing school than ever before. But there are steps parents and schools can take to get kids back into class.
Georgia’s Seniors Performed Worse on ACT Compared to Their Peers Last Year
According to a report released by ACT last week, the average ACT scores of Georgia’s high school graduates this year was a full point lower than their peers the year before.
The Student Debt Relief Application Is Live: Here’s What You Need To Know
President Joe Biden announced Monday that student loan borrowers can begin to apply for debt relief through a new online application.
A Growing Movement for Trauma-Informed Care
Your first heartbreak, accident, loss of a loved-one or being chased by a dog – these and so many other incidents can be lasting traumatic experiences, and mental-health practitioners are working to shift the way traumas of the past are being addressed today.
AR School Works to Attract More Students to Higher Ed
A new report on Black students in the community college system found fewer are signing up to attend two-year schools, and the college enrollment downturn has been even sharper in the pandemic.
ACT and SAT Tests May Slowly Become a Part of the Past
By the end of July, more than 1,700 colleges announced that they would not require SAT and ACT results as part of enrollment for the fall of 2023, a significant increase from the approximately 1,600 that were testing voluntarily during the same time the previous year.