education

Tarrah Gibbons
June 30, 2020 - 1:08 pm
A mother in Cleveland, Ohio wants to help out students this summer. She is giving free books to children to help prevent the ‘corona summer slide.’
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Ivania Castillo from Prince William County, Va., holds a banner to show her support for dreamer Miriam from California, as she joins Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients celebrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after the Supreme Court rejected President Donald Trump's bid to end legal protections for young immigrants, Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Associated Press
June 18, 2020 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, the second stunning election-season rebuke from the court in a week after its ruling that it's illegal to fire people because they're gay or transgender...
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Ward Black
Ward Black poses for a portrait Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Las Vegas. Black, a University of Michigan gymnast on the school's 1970 national championship team, says it was "an open secret" that a team doctor sexually abused athletes at the school. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Associated Press
June 12, 2020 - 9:21 am
DETROIT (AP) — A former gymnast at the University of Michigan said he tried to talk to his coach about being assaulted by a campus doctor during a routine physical in 1969 but was brushed off with a sneering smile that signaled “we're changing the subject.” Ward Black, a member of the 1970 national...
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schools equality march
(Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)
WWJ News
June 11, 2020 - 7:15 pm
One sign read: "Per pupil funding: Bloomfield Hills $12,364, Detroit $8,142 — ?? Why??"
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Gabriela Arevalo
May 29, 2020 - 4:05 pm
Dorothy Jean Tillman, a 14-year-old girl from Chicago, recently graduated with a master’s degree in environmental science and sustainable engineering. She credits her success to dedication and hard work, not her intelligence. Find out more here.
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FILE - In this May 15, 2019, file photo Drexel University in Philadelphia. Students at more than 25 universities are filing lawsuits demanding tuition refunds from their schools after finding that the online classes they are being offered do not match up to the classroom experience. Grainger Rickenbaker, a freshman who filed a class action lawsuit against Drexel University in Philadelphia, said the online classes he’s been taking are poor substitutes for classroom learning. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Associated Press
May 04, 2020 - 12:59 am
They wanted the campus experience, but their colleges sent them home to learn online during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, students at more than 25 U.S. universities are filing lawsuits against their schools demanding partial refunds on tuition and campus fees, saying they’re not getting the...
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Gretchen Whitmer
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo: State of Michigan)
WWJ News
April 29, 2020 - 6:04 pm
“The Futures for Frontliners program is our way of saying ‘thank you’ to those who have risked their lives on the front lines of this crisis."
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos pauses as she testifies during a hearing of a House Appropriations Sub-Committee on the fiscal year 2021 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration is barring most international students and all students who entered the U.S. illegally from receiving emergency college grants approved by Congress as part of a $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package. DeVos issued the restriction in new guidelines released Tuesday, April 21, 2020, telling colleges how to distribute more than $6 billion in grants meant to help students cover unexpected costs triggered by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
AP News
April 23, 2020 - 6:15 am
The Trump administration is barring most international students and all students who entered the U.S. illegally from receiving emergency college grants approved by Congress as part of a $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the restriction in new...
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Scripps National Spelling Bee
FILE - Co-champions Sohum Sukhatankar (L) of Dallas, Texas, Abhijay Kodali (2nd L) of Flower Mound, Texas, Saketh Sundar (3rd L) of Clarksville, Maryland, and Rishik Gandhasri (R) of San Jose, California, celebrate as confetti drops after 20 rounds of competition and won the championship of the Scripps National Spelling Bee at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center May 31, 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Associated Press
April 21, 2020 - 9:05 am
This year's Scripps National Spelling Bee has been canceled after organizers concluded there is “no clear path to safely set a new date in 2020” because of the coronavirus pandemic. The decision, announced by Scripps on Tuesday morning, means kids who are in eighth grade this year will miss their...
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A medical worker wearing personal protective equipment pauses after wheeling a body to a refrigerated trailer serving as a makeshift morgue at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Monday, April 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Associated Press
April 07, 2020 - 8:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York state reported 731 new COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, its biggest jump since the start of the outbreak, dampening some of the cautious optimism officials have expressed about efforts to stop the spread of the virus. The state’s death toll grew to 5,489. The alarming surge in...
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