Education

Rubio: COVID Relief Shouldn’t Go to Schools That Aren’t Open

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox News Primetime,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) argued that schools that are not open shouldn’t receive any coronavirus relief from the federal government. Rubio said, [relevant remarks begin around 6:10] “There shouldn’t

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spekas during a foreign relations hearing in Washington, DC on January 9, 2018, on the attacks on US Diplomats in Cuba. The United States is to review how the State Department has responded to alleged attacks on the health of 24 diplomats and family members in …

Baylor U. to Punish Students Who do Not Comply with Weekly Coronavirus Tests

Universities across the country say they will punish students who do not comply with new rules relating to the Chinese coronavirus. Baylor University in Waco, Texas, for example, is mandating that its students take weekly coronavirus tests, adding that those who fail to comply could have their Wi-Fi disabled, be blacklisted from participating in student organizations, or be suspended.

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College Board Removes Essays from SAT Exam to ‘Reduce Demands on Students’

The College Board announced on Tuesday that it will eliminate the optional essay from the SAT, as well as discontinuing subject tests, to “reduce demands on students.” The organization stated: “As students and colleges adapt to new realities and changes to the college admissions process, College Board is making sure our programs adapt with them.”

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