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Student Loan Relief Contributing To 27% Jump In Projected Federal Budget Deficit, Per CBO

The federal budget deficit will hit $1.9 trillion this fiscal year, according to an updated projection released Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office. That’s 27% – or $400 billion – larger than the agency estimated in February.

Here Are 7 Commencement Speeches You May Have Missed

Quinta Brunson, Kendrick Lamar, President Joe Biden, and others share their messages of determination and encouragement.

Taking Action To Protect Black LGBTQ+ Students

500+ bills directly threaten the well-being of LGBTQ+ teachers and students, but organizations like The Trevor Project are fighting back.

Howard University Revokes Sean Combs’ Honorary Degree And Terminates $2 Million Gift And Pledge...

Howard University’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday to revoke the honorary degree given to Sean “Diddy” Combs in 2014, saying he is “no longer worthy to hold the institution’s highest honor.”

Cardona To Black Students: Don’t Miss Out On FAFSA Like I Did

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona says the Biden Administration has come through for Black students and their families. But that progress, he says, hinges on the outcome of the upcoming election.

Toddler Goes Viral Helping Mom Graduate On Stage At Princeton

Toddler steals the show at graduation ceremony by "hooding" his mom, helping her graduate on stage at Princeton.

How School Choice Is Healing The Scars Left By Brown V. Board

Denisha Allen, senior fellow at the American Federation for Children, discusses the impact of Brown v. Board and the benefits of school choice for Black students.

Why The ADHD Surge And Punishment Of Black Students Could Be Linked 

Black kids are misdiagnosed and over-policed, making it easy to make excuses about why we can’t teach them and why they can’t be successful.

Why Does Student Mental Health Suffer During Summer? Here’s What The Data Says

After the demands of the school year, many students eagerly await summer vacation. However, while summertime may bring warm weather, rest, and summer camp for some students, experts agree that it can be a trying time for young people's mental health.

Teachers Are Burnt Out. The Amount Of Time They Get For Planning Might Help...

Teachers are the most burnt-out professionals in the country, and school districts nationwide are looking for ways to better support and retain them as increasing numbers of educators leave for retirement and other jobs.

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Chants Of ‘Willie! Willie!’ Stretched To The Heavens At Mlb Game...

All eyes in American baseball turned to Birmingham, Alabama’s historic Rickwood Field Thursday night, where the stands shook with deafening applause and hoots of pride in honor of one of the best the game has ever seen.