Education

'Terribly concerned': Why college students coming home for holidays could bring spike in COVID-19 cases

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Out of 1,444 four-year colleges and universities examined, only 7% are testing the entire student population at least weekly for COVID-19. We talked to three Bay Area students...
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If Trump wants to boost American manufacturing, he should keep the borders open

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

On the campaign trail and in front of White House cameras, President Trump talks frequently about bringing back factory jobs, steel jobs, and coal jobs. It's a seductive idea...
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Prosecutors allege contractor overcharged Houston ISD $6 million in scheme with former COO

7 hours ago   |   ABC

But, the hundreds of thousands paid to the district's ex-COO by a contractor were gambling and personal funds, a lawyer insisted.
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Historic Adirondack mansion could have new owner soon

7 hours ago   |   Times Union

A publicly owned historic mansion and surrounding forestland in the middle of the Adirondack Park could have a new private owner in the next few weeks. The State University of...
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Hundreds of NYC schools still not reporting in-person attendance: DOE

Hundreds of NYC schools still not reporting in-person attendance: DOE

7 hours ago   |   New York Post

The city Department of Education says student attendance has been solid this year, despite COVID-19 - but major gaps in data cast doubt on that claim. Hundreds of city schools...
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Katy ISD school with 43 active cases decides to close

9 hours ago   |   ABC

Seven Lakes High School had chosen to stay open, but that was before Fort Bend County health officials stepped in.
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Trump's border chief slams Twitter for locking his account after border wall tweet

Trump's border chief slams Twitter for locking his account after border wall tweet

10 hours ago   |   Politico

The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection railed against Twitter on Thursday after he said the social media platform locked his account for violating its policies on hate...
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Child psychologist says cyberbullying cases may be doubling during remote learning

10 hours ago   |   ABC

Experts say cases of cyberbullying may have doubled among students going to school virtually.
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State rolls out curriculum resources to prevent child sex abuse

10 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Curriculum resources are now available to assist schools and educators implement Erin's law, which requires public schools to teach child sexual abuse and exploitation...
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Trump tests limits as Cabinet members fan out to key states

10 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos planned a “Moms for Trump” rally in her home state of Michigan. The Department of Homeland Security's top official was in Texas to...
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Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Lawrence is experiencing mild symptoms and will miss Saturday's game against Boston College Read more ...

Former Boston University ice hockey player, paralyzed in 1st game, dies

Former Boston University ice hockey player, paralyzed in 1st game, dies

Travis Roy inspired millions after a tragic accident with Boston University's ice hockey team. Read more ...

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue says it plans to increase the number of seats it will fill on planes starting in December. Read more ...

Tony La Russa stunningly named new White Sox manager

Tony La Russa stunningly named new White Sox manager

Tony La Russa is making a stunning comeback to an MLB dugout. The Chicago White Sox announced Thursday the 76-year-old Hall of Famer is the team's new manager. La Russa has not... Read more ...

How long is Trevor Lawrence out? ACC COVID-19 rules, return date, latest...

How long is Trevor Lawrence out? ACC COVID-19 rules, return date, latest updates on Clemson QB

Trevor Lawrence will miss at least one game after he tested positive for COVID-19 this week, his school announced. A Nov. 7 game against Notre Dame is also in question due to... Read more ...

Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty University, saying school damaged his reputation

Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty University, saying school damaged his reputation

The lawsuit includes claims of defamation and breach of contract. Read more ...

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

President Donald Trump's campaign is pushing a familiar line of attack against Democrat Joe Biden in the final days of the presidential campaign: unverified allegations about... Read more ...

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

The state GOP party has raised over $23.7 million over the past two years. Read more ...

As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

Trump rallies are among the nation's biggest events being held in defiance of crowd restrictions designed to stop the virus from spreading, at a time when public health experts... Read more ...

Trump, Biden appeal to last-minute voters in Florida with dueling campaigns

Trump, Biden appeal to last-minute voters in Florida with dueling campaigns

Both campaigns are putting a spotlight on the Sunshine State with dueling rallies in Florida. Read more ...