Stories tagged: "education"


US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden Administration Makes It Easier to Discharge Student Loan Debt Through Bankruptcy

Prior to this move, student loan debt—unlike credit card bills, medical bills, and most other forms of debt—was not eligible to be automatically wiped away when a person filed for bankruptcy.

7 Banned Books You Should Read—and Re-Read

From an American classic to a silly search-and-find, read the shocking reasons these books are “banned”—and why you should still read them.

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Michigan Voted in Favor of Public Education in the Midterms

With a Democratic trifecta and a shut-down of local "book ban" candidates, Michigan voters showed up for education last week.

New Apprenticeships to Cover Tuition for Future Michigan Teachers 

Officials say it's a pathway for support staff, school volunteers, and students to become certified teachers.

Three Things to Know About Rep. Kelly Breen, Candidate for Michigan’s 21st House District (Novi, Lyon Township, Farmington, Farmington Hills)

Kelly Breen's top priority is protecting Michigan students. Between learning gaps caused by COVID-19 and gun violence in schools, she's worried.

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MI College Students: Is Your School Ready for Monkeypox?

As dorm dwellers across Michigan start their fall semesters, should they worry about monkeypox? Public university administrators are grappling with the same question.

Polling shows nearly six in 10 voters support extending the pause on federal student loan payments.
Will Most Michiganders Qualify if Biden Forgives Student Loans?

Around 400,000 Michiganders would have student loan debt erased, if the plan turns out the way experts are speculating.