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Starting Your Podcast: A Guide For Students

Friday, January 06, 2023

New to podcasting? Don't panic.


Emmy nominations: The contenders for TV's biggest honors

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

The nominees for the 74th Emmy Awards were announced Tuesday morning. The winners will be chosen in September.


Alec Baldwin says he didn't pull the trigger in the fatal shooting on the 'Rust' set

Thursday, December 02, 2021

In his first interview since the shooting, the actor breaks down as he remembers the victim Halyna Hutchins.


Another Sign Of The Pandemic's Effect On College Students: Fewer Transfers

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

What this means, according to researchers, is that students who may have opted to transfer in previous years have instead stayed put at their schools or withdrawn altogether.


The ACLU Sues Over South Carolina's Ban On School Mask Mandates

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The lawsuit claims the mask mandate ban "illegally forces parents of children with underlying conditions to choose between their child's education and their child's health and safety."


Education Department Will Erase $5.8 Billion In Loans For Borrowers With Disabilities

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona announced that over 323,000 borrowers who have significant and permanent disabilities will qualify for the relief from student loan debt.


In Florida, Texas And Arizona, Defiant School Leaders Are Sticking With Mask Mandates

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

A legal tug of war is playing out in Texas, while Florida districts that enforce mask mandates could risk a state investigation and lost funding. Here's where the school masking battles stand.


With Most Kids Unvaccinated And Class Starting, Schools Come Up With Safety Protocols

Friday, August 13, 2021

As students head back to classrooms, school leaders are making real-time decisions about how to keep everyone safe from the coronavirus.


An 8th-Grader Finally Returns To School In Person, Hoping It Lasts

Friday, August 13, 2021

Natalie McCray was 11 when her school went all-remote in March 2020. Now, at 13, she's returning to the classroom for the first time since the pandemic began.


Education Department Announces 'Final Extension' Of Student Loan Payment Freeze

Friday, August 06, 2021

At the beginning of the pandemic, federal student loan borrowers were granted a reprieve on their loan payments. The U.S. Education Department says that reprieve will end on Jan. 31.


Students Need To Be In Classrooms, With Masks, This Fall, Education Secretary Says

Monday, August 02, 2021

Students learn best in classrooms, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona tells NPR — but "we have to make sure that we're following mitigation strategies."


Kindergarten Enrollment Fell Last Year. Now Schools Wonder How Many Kids Are Coming

Monday, July 26, 2021

It's too soon to say if schools will see a surge, but they do know that kindergartners are entering their first year of school with a wide range of experience.


Everyone Should Wear A Mask In Schools, Vaccinated Or Not, U.S. Pediatricians Say

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The American Academy of Pediatrics released updated guidance for schools on Monday, recommending universal masking for students over the age of 2.


Indiana University's Vaccine Requirement Should Stand, Federal Judge Rules

Monday, July 19, 2021

A group of students challenged the college's policy, saying it violated their rights to reject medical treatment, among other things.


What Listeners Told Us About The Importance Of Getting Names Right

Sunday, May 02, 2021

After running an episode about why pronouncing names correctly is more than common courtesy, Life Kit heard from hundreds of listeners about their own names.


Life Kit Episodes To Help You Live More Sustainably — From The Kitchen To The Closet

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Climate change calls for systemic solutions — but we can all do our part to reduce waste and trim our carbon footprint. These Life Kit episodes can get you started.


Education Dept. Restores Debt Cancellation For Some Borrowers With Disabilities

Monday, March 29, 2021

Monday's announcement comes after thousands of borrowers with disabilities had their federal student loans erased, then handed back to them during the pandemic.


Life Kit On Love: Episodes On Dating, Romance, And Connection

Saturday, February 13, 2021

We've got lots of episodes on love — how to find it and how to know it will last.


Heading To The Polls? If You Have A Disability, Here's What To Know

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Plan ahead and know your rights. And don't leave that polling place without casting your ballot.


It's National Coming Out Day: Press Play On These Life Kit Episodes

Sunday, October 11, 2020

It's the 32nd year that LGBTQ Americans and their loved ones have marked National Coming Out Day. Life Kit is spending the day by listening back to these episodes.