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Harvard’s president, Lawrence S. Bacow, called the rule from Immigration and Customs Enforcement cruel and reckless and said in a statement that it appeared to have been designed to pressure universities to hold in-person classes “without regard to concerns for the health and safety of students, instructors and others.” The Massachusetts attorney general, Maura Healey, …

Several American universities, including elite institutions such as Harvard and Princeton, have already announced that some proportion of their teaching will take place online, even for students based on campus, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has surged in the US in recent weeks. The move could affect more than one million international students …

Final-semester students of the state technology university have appealed for a rollback of the examination fees on the ground that the authorities have scrapped the exams this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, officials of the university said. The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), to which all private engineering and management colleges …

Express News Service KOCHI: A group of students from engineering colleges across the state have been utilising the lockdown period to improve their skills in the field of computer technology, thanks to TinkerHub Foundation, a non-profit techie community based in the city.A ‘learn from home’ programme was initiated by the foundation during the lockdown to equip …

Bernadine Joselyn is with the Blandin Foundation in Grand Rapids, the state’s largest rural-based philanthropy. “Truly, the silver lining in the work from COVID-19 is that it has shown a huge light on the inequities at the heart of our public education system,” she said. It’s led to an initiative called ConnectedMN. The Blandin Foundation, …

When San Diego’s universities moved to online classes, thousands of students were left with apartments they didn’t need. Some moved home, while others stayed in San Diego and “attended” virtual classes. But what are the student renters’ rights during the pandemic? “In California, there are very limited circumstances in which you can legally break a …

The Minnesota Department of Education estimates that 25,000 Minnesota students don’t have the technology they need to learn effectively from home. ST PAUL, Minn — A public-private partnership is aiming to get internet access and technology to Minnesota students who lack it, as the possibility of continued distance learning looms this fall. Gov. Tim Walz …

School leaders said they bought more than 2,000 computers but warn they might not be available by the first day of school. HAMBLEN COUNTY, Tenn. — In Hamblen County, school administrators are working to get thousands of computers for students in time for classes this fall. There will be an option for parents to enroll …

“But just financially it wasn’t an option,” said Michelle Lamboley, executive director of special services. The board passed a resolution authorizing the district to enter into a lease up to $2 million with a tax levy not to exceed 0.5% for the purpose of purchasing new technology equipment and making updates to meet the district’s …

The mission statements for Southeast Community College’s (SCC) Diesel Technology programs, both Truck and Diesel-Ag, share a common goal: Preparation for employment. Both take two years to complete, and intake enrollment is 20 per program in the fall (late August) and spring (early January). Fall 2020 classes are full, and spring 2021 classes are currently …