Texas education board moves to delay updates to social studies curriculum after conservative pushback

Texas education board moves to delay updates to social studies curriculum after conservative pushback

This post was originally published on this site By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune Aug. 30, 2022 After facing pressure from conservatives over proposed updates to the state’s social studies curriculum scheduled for this year, the State Board of Education on Tuesday took a step to delay the revision until...

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Democratic hopefuls steer clear of Biden student loan plan

Democratic hopefuls steer clear of Biden student loan plan

This post was originally published on this siteSeveral Democratic candidates in tough Senate races are treading carefully when it comes to President Biden’s decision to cancel student loans for millions of borrowers, with some distancing themselves from the new White House plan that has quickly became a major campaign issue....

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How will Biden’s student loan plan impact inflation?

How will Biden’s student loan plan impact inflation?

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden announced on Wednesday an executive order to cancel at least $10,000 in federal student debt per borrower and extend a payment freeze through the end of the year. The plan has come under fire from some high-profile economists, including former Obama...

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Swing-State Democrats Not Sold On Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness

Swing-State Democrats Not Sold On Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats in tough races aren’t praising Biden for acting on one of his campaign promises.

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Biden student loan plans caught in inflation debate crosshairs

Biden student loan plans caught in inflation debate crosshairs

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is expected on Wednesday to announce it is canceling a chunk of student debt, even as it faces criticism that going too far could hamper efforts to fight off inflation. Some progressive Democrats have argued that forgiving student debt could...

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Student loan announcement to come in ‘next week or so,’ Education secretary says ahead of deadline

Student loan announcement to come in ‘next week or so,’ Education secretary says ahead of deadline

This post was originally published on this siteUS Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said Sunday that Americans can expect a decision from the Biden administration on student loans in the “next week or so” as a pause on federal student loan payments is set to expire on August 31.

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Clock is ticking for Biden to make key decisions on student loans

Clock is ticking for Biden to make key decisions on student loans

This post was originally published on this siteWith less than three weeks to go until the federal student loan repayment pause expires, millions of borrowers are still in the dark about whether President Joe Biden will extend the current payment moratorium or possibly forgive any of their debts.

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Ron DeSantis’ ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law goes into effect today as schools scramble to avoid parental lawsuits

Ron DeSantis’ ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law goes into effect today as schools scramble to avoid parental lawsuits

This post was originally published on this site Even before Republicans in Florida passed Governor Ron DeSantis‘ “Don’t Say Gay” bill some defenders of the anti-LGBTQ legislation insisted it applied only to kindergarten through third grade, and that anyone who opposed the bill – as the governor’s official spokesperson charged...

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How Biden Wants to Trim a Mountain of Student Debt

How Biden Wants to Trim a Mountain of Student Debt

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden has been considering forgiving some government student loan debt. Such a move that could help alleviate the weight on borrowers of $1.6 trillion in federal education debt, a figure that has more than tripled in the last 15 years. As...

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Teachers across US question profession, gun laws after Texas school shooting

Teachers across US question profession, gun laws after Texas school shooting

This post was originally published on this siteAfter a school shooting in Texas left at least 19 children and two adults dead, some teachers say they’re second-guessing the profession.     

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