Education


A finished clean room with stacked chairs in the science room at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston's Mattapan, which were being cleaned for the reopening of school on July 9, 2020. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Here’s the Mess Betsy DeVos Left for Incoming Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos left the department’s funding for low-income schools, protections for students with disabilities, and rights for survivors under Title IX in shambles.

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Florida Dem Blasts State GOP for Trying to End In-State College Tuition for Undocumented Students

Democrat Anna V. Eskamani called the bill "an offensive piece of legislation" that is fundamentally un-American.

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Returning to In-Person Classes Poses Risks to Latino Households

The rise in COVID-19 cases and the new variants of the virus threaten a safe return to in-person classes.

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Despite Pleas, DeSantis Says Teachers Are Not a Priority to Get Vaccinated for COVID

To a devoted Puerto Rican second grade teacher in Florida's hard-hit Orange County, this news comes as no surprise.

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70+ Teachers Leave Broward Schools as Union Blasts ‘Relaxed’ Social Distancing

"We are seeing classrooms with 25 students, 20 students, with not six feet of social distancing," said Ana Fusco, Broward Teachers Union president.

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Florida’s Dept. of Education May Put Thousands of ESL Students at Risk

Nearly 300,000 Spanish-speaking students in Florida will have to take a test in person at a time when COVID cases are on the rise.

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Puerto Rico Teachers Federation Slams March School Reopening

The president of the federation said schools are not ready to open because of the high COVID-19 positivity rate and the over 100 school buildings in disrepair after last year's earthquakes.