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University of Wisconsin-Madison restricts students’ movement for the next two weeks as Covid-19 cases rise

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is directing all undergraduate students to restrict their movements for the next two weeks in an attempt to reverse a recent rise in Covid-19 cases. In a memo to students, faculty...

USC professor under fire after using Chinese expression students allege sounds like English slur

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A business professor at the University of Southern California became the center of an international academic controversy last weekend, after ​the school administration received a letter accusing him of using Chinese...

Ohio college students were cited after hosting a house party despite testing positive for Covid-19

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Six students at Miami University in Ohio were cited for violating a city ordinance on mass gatherings after they held a house party despite at least one of them testing positive for Covid-19, according to police rec...

Michigan State University students asked to self-quarantine after Covid-19 outbreak

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Health officials on Saturday asked Michigan State University students to self-quarantine immediately after parties contributed to 342 new coronavirus cases. "At least a third of new cases recently attended parties o...

Multiple Michigan State University sororities and fraternities ordered to quarantine for 2 weeks after coronavirus spike is tied to students

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Local health officials have ordered a number of Michigan State University fraternities and sororities to quarantine for two weeks following hundreds of reported cases in the area. In an emergency order issued on Mon...

These immunocompromised college students felt isolated when the fall semester began. So they did something about it

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At first, Cameron Lynch thought she would need prepared questions for the group to discuss in their first Zoom call. On the list of proposed topics: "Have you had a hard time with friends in the pandemic?", "Are yo...

Online classes: 5 reasons students benefit from ‘cameras off’

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The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writers. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The c...

More than 240 schools in US are named after a Confederate leader. About half serve majority Black or nonwhite students

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Thousands of children across the US attend schools that bear the names of Confederate leaders who fought to preserve slavery and White supremacy in America. More than 240 schools across the US are named in honor of ...

A Dallas school assignment asked students to write about a modern-day hero. The Kenosha shooter was among the choices

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A class assignment at a Dallas high school asking students to potentially defend the suspected Kenosha, Wisconsin, shooter as a hero is drawing complaints from students and parents. The two-part assignment was given...

Milwaukee students attending online class heard fatal shots and their teacher called 911

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The gunshots that killed a Milwaukee woman in her home a week ago were heard by students in a virtual class whose teacher called 911. Police found the victim in the kitchen slumped over the stove after the Septembe...

Baltimore educators are tracking down students to fight low virtual attendance

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Every week, community school site specialist Evan Murray calls Baltimore students at his school who are not logging on for classes. "If someone is saying, 'Hey Mr. Murray, I can't get in touch with this student,' th...

Trump administration takes aim at international students again

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The Trump administration is again taking aim at international students in a new rule that potentially limits the length of time students and others can remain in the United States. The Department of Homeland Securi...

A teacher’s aide who worked with special needs students, and her brother, a paramedic, died from coronavirus just one day apart

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A mother and father are mourning after their two children died from coronavirus just one day apart. Gerald "Jerry" Jones, 51, was a longtime paramedic in Volusia County, Florida. His sister, Shyla Pennington, 41, w...

College Common App will no longer ask students about disciplinary records because of the question’s impact on students of color

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The Common Application is removing a question asking applicants to report whether they've been cited for a disciplinary violation in high school after their research found that the answer disproportionately impacted...

This California dad built dozens of desks to help students with virtual learning

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When Mitchell Couch sat down for dinner with his family one night in early September, he couldn't help but feel stressed about the textbooks, binders and pencils strewn around the kitchen after a long day of distanc...

North Carolina university tells students to shelter in place due to a threat over a Black Lives Matter mural

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The University of North Carolina Asheville is under a "shelter in place" order as of Friday afternoon after the university received a threatening email demanding that a Black Lives Matter mural on campus be painted ...

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