(NEW YORK)-- Colleges and universities have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of students this fall, heralding a much-anticipated return to normalcy on campuses, with COVID-19 cases beginning to abate again across the country. However, following the nation’s growing monkeypox outbreak, there are growing concerns from... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A new House bill introduced Monday would require colleges to publicly report campus accidents that result in the serious injury or death of students. Some of the accidents that would have to be disclosed include transportation incidents (on foot, bikes, scooters, skateboards,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Just weeks before the first midterm primary elections, the Department of Education issued a "Dear Colleague" letter reminding postsecondary institutions throughout the country of their legal requirement to distribute voter registration materials and provide voter education. The 1998 Reauthorization of the Higher Education... Read More.
(BELLE GLADE, Fla.) -- A Florida teen is celebrating and sharing her advice for other students after getting accepted to not just one or even 10 colleges, but 72 of them. Ja'Leaha Thornton of Belle Glade, Florida, told "Good Morning America" that she began applying... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congress is addressing campus security at historically Black colleges and universities in the wake of dozens of high-profile bomb threats. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform and the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing Thursday featuring HBCU... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congress is set to address security at historically Black colleges and universities in the wake of dozens of high-profile bomb threats. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform and the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing Thursday featuring... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bill introduced in Congress Wednesday by Democratic lawmakers seeks to end legacy admissions at many U.S. colleges and universities. The so-called Fair College Admissions for Students Act would amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to bar institutions of higher education that... Read More.
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- Beginning next school year, California public schools and colleges will be required to offer free menstrual products in restrooms under a new bill signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The bill, called the Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2021, applies to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As universities prepare to welcome droves of students back to campus, some have announced additional fees for those who are not vaccinated -- to help foot the bill for their supplementary COVID-19 testing -- in a move that has courted controversy... Read More.
A federal judge rejected a request from students to block Indiana University's vaccine mandate this week, clearing the way for the school to require students to get the COVID-19 shot to attend class. The ruling may set a precedent for future cases about COVID-19 vaccine... Read More.