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The Department of Education informed Congress on Friday that decades-old technology has forced the department to delay the implementation of a new, simplified application for students seeking federal financial aid, Politico reports. Why it matters: The department was required by a law that Congress passed last year to start using the new Free Application for …

The number of students enrolled at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health jumped 61 percent in 2020, reflecting the “Fauci effect” and the prominence of public health professionals during the pandemic. Enrollment in epidemiology, the study of how diseases spread, jumped 92 percent at UAB. “It is no surprise that a …

The project provided the students with hands-on experience, said Bob Thoreson, Building Trades instructor, while also saving costs for the owner. “That’s one of the huge benefits of things that we’re able to do here too. The kids get a real good experience and the customer is getting a pretty good deal without a labor …

Over the past decade, we have been increasingly concerned by the potential of the non-academic use of smartphones and laptops that distract students during class time. Although possible strategies have been identified to counter this problem, such as talking to students about the negative outcomes of distracted learning, naming and shaming (i.e., singling out students …

The Michigan Department of Education announced today that 65 high school and 10 college students statewide are recipients of the 2021 Breaking Traditions Awards. These students overcame obstacles and succeeded in career and technical education programs that are considered non-traditional for their gender. “These 75 students overcame perceived barriers to achieve success in career and …

More than 45 WCS students will earn their Advanced Placement (AP) Capstone Diplomas this year, the most since the program began in 2017. Students who take both the AP Seminar and AP Research classes are eligible to earn their AP Capstone Diplomas. To do so, they must score a 3 or higher on their AP …

After attending school virtually or semi-virtually for the past year, students in communities across Wisconsin said they found ways to cope with being away from teachers and friends but looked forward to getting back to regular in-person classes. Students also spoke in favor of more mental health services and mental health literacy. Feedback from 160 middle …

The four-member “Team DCDR” surrounded the big-screen TV in Room 226 of Victoria College’s Industrial Training Center on the afternoon of April 24, anxiously waiting to hear the final results of the North American Process Technology Alliance’s 2021 Troubleshooting Skills Competition. San Jacinto College had won the last three titles and was the favored to …

Ogeechee Technical College said this week that Construction Management Technology students are partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County to build a home in downtown Statesboro. “It has been really great to work with local partners on this building project,” said Jeffry Roberson, a Construction Management Instructor at OTC. “The framing is on schedule and …

As COVID-19 upended education during the past year, Pennsylvania middle school teacher Jennifer Lundberg often began her English lessons gauging the mental wellbeing of her students. Sometimes, she would turn the lights off and dedicate a few minutes of in-person class to walking the kids through exercises that asked them to identify stressors they were …