# Department of education
"Lauren Boebert's Call to Abolish the Department of Education Sparks Controversy"
Lauren Boebert, a House Republican, has recently called for abolishing the Department of Education to eliminate federal involvement in public schools. Boebert made this proposal while expressing her support for the Parents Bill of Rights legislation, which passed the House of Representatives by a narrow margin of 213-208 votes. However, it is unlikely to gain approval in the Senate, where the Democrats hold a majority.
NYC Education Department Says The Admission Pilot Program Is Successful
Some public schools have made encouraging progress in promoting diversity, according to education authorities, despite the uproar over revisions to the admissions procedures for middle and high schools in New York City.
All Conspirators In $12 Mill. Dept. of Ed. Scam Are Going to Prison
Prison sentences have been handed down for all of the conspirators in a $12 million scam involving federal student aid and the Department of Education. In September, the four individuals pled guilty to the charges against them.
Biden Administration stops taking applications for student loan forgiveness
The application for Biden's student debt relief program has been removed from the Department of Education's website after A federal judge in Texas struck down the Biden administration’s plan Thursday evening.
When Will Student Loan Forgiveness Reflect on Your Account?
Photo Courtesy of Forbes/Student Loan ForgivenessForbes. Federal Student Loan Borrowers Need to Apply for Student Loan Debt Forgiveness once it becomes available. President Joe Biden announced his plan to cancel up to $10,000 in federal student debt per borrower and up to $20,000 for Pell Grant recipients. Individuals earning less than $125,000 per year and married couples or heads of households earning less than $250,000 per year are eligible for debt cancellation.
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman to Attend Department of Education's Raise the B.A.R. Summit
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman and students.University of La Verne. University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman is one of about 40 higher education leaders who will meet with US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Thursday, Aug. 11, to discuss national strategies to support college completion, including for students who stopped out during the pandemic.
53-Year-Old Former College Grad Shocked After 25 Year Student Loan Repayment Plan Still Shows $47,000 Balance
Three decades ago, Jason Harmon, an Arkansas man completed his college degree after attending the University of Arkansas. Shortly after he entered into an income-based repayment plan, which allowed him to make payments each month towards his balance and interest charges.
Millions of Borrowers Could See up to $50,000 in Student Loan Relief as White House Confirms Decision Next Month
The Biden Administration has granted more than $25 billion dollars in student loan relief since taking office last year. However, as many students have seen their debts wiped away, millions are still left with hundreds of thousands in loan payments.
Veterans, Florida Department of Education Wants to Hire You
Florida schools looking to hire veterans and spouses without teaching experience. In three weeks thousand of students will be returning to school amid a major teacher shortage. The Florida Department of Education announced that military veterans and their spouses could receive five-year vouchers to allow them to teach in the classroom without a teacher’s degree. This opportunity is connected to the $8.6 million the state announced would be used to expand career and workforce training opportunities for military veterans and their spouses.
Clay County to hold job fair to combat teacher, staff shortages
Clay County District Schools has 75 teacher vacancies for the upcoming 2022-23 school year; with 302 retirements and resignations since July of 2021. Teacher and staff shortages are statewide issues. The Florida Education Association reported 4,359 advertised teaching jobs and 5,222 open non-instructional positions January 2022, halfway through the academic school year.
Student Loan Debt Will be Canceled For Students Who Attended Certain Colleges
The Department of Education will forgive 100 percent of all loan balances, refund prior loan payments, and repair credit histories for about 200,000 borrowers that attended certain for-profit schools.
Pennsylvania Department Of Education Announces Winners Of STEM Competition
Pennsylvania Department of Education announced winners from an all-ages STEM competition, where teams faced off to invent solutions to real-world issues. In a press release on May 19, 2022, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced the winners of a STEM competition last month. STEM projects created by the students were designed and constructed to solve real-world issues. The participating teams in the competition were required to work with a member of a business, local community, or an educational figure. The entity helps the students create an authentic working experience. Students will have the opportunity to discover more about these STEM-related careers.
NYC Daily Roundup 02/11: Vaccine mandate deadline arrives for city workers, Knicks beat Warriors on the road & more news
(Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) Happy Friday (!!!), fellow New Yorkers! Today is Feb. 11, and the weekend is finally here! With Super Bowl and Valentine's Day festivities falling on the same weekend, we hope you make the best of it as the workweek wraps up. Before finishing up your tasks, check out this weekend edition of the New York City Daily Roundup — the best way to catch the latest news from across the five boroughs.