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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Education

Biden Directs Department of Education to Extend Pause on Student Loan Payments

United States President Joe Biden has directed the Department of Education to extend the pause on federal student loan payments and collections and to...

United States Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Resigns, Blames Trump for the Capitol Riots

United States Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has submitted her resignation on Jan. 7, citing President Donald Trump's rhetoric on the U.S. Capitol riots in...

New York City to Reopen Public Schools for In-Person Learning

Public schools in New York City will begin reopening in phases for in-person learning, starting with elementary and special education schools, on Dec. 7,...

Students Charged over Samuel Paty’s Beheading

Authorities have now charged four more students, on Thursday, over the beheading of French teacher Samuel Paty last month. Authorities have now charged four...

Charles Darwin’s Notebooks Stolen From Cambridge University

The Cambridge University Library reported that two notebooks written by Charles Darwin have been missing for 20 years after previously thinking it was misplaced....

New York City Closes Public Schools as COVID-19 Cases Surge

New York City Mayor Bill de Blaiso announced last Nov. 18 that the entire public school system in the city would close for the...

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