Cory Turner

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Ed. Dept. says college chain took advantage of students, cuts off student loan access

Thursday, April 13, 2023

The department says Florida Career College broke the rules to help students qualify for federal student loans, many of whom later dropped out with steep debts and no certificate to show for it.


What we know about teacher shortages and how to address them

Saturday, March 25, 2023

With many U.S. school districts grappling with teacher shortages, we look at the forces behind these shortages and what can be done about them.


6 things to know about U.S. teacher shortages and how to solve them

Thursday, March 23, 2023

There are more teachers now than before the pandemic, so why did almost half of U.S. schools still have teacher vacancies weeks into this school year? Here's what to know.


Amid teacher shortages, Mississippi embraces a movement to grow their own

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

To address chronic teacher shortages, school districts across the country are creating residency programs to better recruit and train new teachers. One program in Jackson, Miss., is already paying off.


What we do (and don't) know about teacher shortages, and what can be done about them

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Limited national data suggest teachers are plentiful, but many districts that serve some of the most vulnerable students would beg to differ.


Supreme Court set to hear challenges to Biden's attempt to cancel student loan debt

Sunday, February 26, 2023

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments over the Biden administration's attempts to erase the federal student loan debts of tens of millions of borrowers.


10 things to know about how social media affects teens' brains

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Eye-opening testimony from a top scientist offers a useful primer on the role social media may play in the teen mental health crisis.


A new program in Iowa would enlist government aid to pay for private schools

Sunday, February 05, 2023

Iowa is moving to create a new, statewide school voucher program as other jurisdictions around the country look into allowing the use of public funds for students to attend private schools.


'Sesame Street' co-creator Lloyd Morrisett has died at age 93

Thursday, January 26, 2023

We remember Lloyd Morrisett, the co-creator of one of the most beloved television programs in history, Sesame Street, who died this week at the age of 93.


Exclusive: New Biden student loan plan unveiled amid agency funding crisis

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The Office of Federal Student Aid has a lot on its plate in 2023, including implementation of an ambitious new student loan repayment plan. Now it just needs money to pay for it.


Millions of student loan borrowers' debt unnecessarily spent years in forbearance

Monday, December 19, 2022

While the Supreme Court is yet to decide on President Biden's student loan relief plan, the Department of Education is reviewing millions of borrower accounts and could cancel debts for some.


School principals say culture wars made last year 'rough as hell'

Thursday, December 01, 2022

A new survey of high school principals reveals that political fights with parents and community members are on the rise and taking a serious toll.


Judge rules to erase the student loans of 200K borrowers who say they were ripped off

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Borrowers who say they were misled by their colleges have waited years for the federal government to review their claims. Wednesday's decision was a big win for them, but it's already been appealed.


Texas judge strikes down Biden administration's student loan-forgiveness plan

Friday, November 11, 2022

A judge in Texas has vacated President Biden's student loan relief plan, calling it unconstitutional. The ruling will almost certainly be appealed by the U.S. Justice Department.


In one first-grade classroom, puppets teach children to 'shake out the yuck'

Friday, November 11, 2022

A new program being piloted in a handful of Connecticut classrooms, called Feel Your Best Self, is using the joy of puppetry to teach children how to manage their feelings and empathize with others.


A federal judge calls student loan relief unlawful, deepening limbo for borrowers

Thursday, November 10, 2022

The program to erase student loan debts for millions of borrowers hit a brick wall Thursday when it was blocked by a U.S. District Court judge. The administration quickly appealed the decision.


You asked us about Biden's student debt relief plan. We found the answers

Friday, October 28, 2022

Where do I apply? Who qualifies? Can borrowers get a refund? NPR took the most frequently asked questions readers had about Biden's student loan relief plan and answered them.


A lawsuit could still stop Biden's student loan relief in it's tracks

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Millions of federal student loan borrowers have applied to have their debt erased under President Biden's new plan, but any one of a handful of lawsuits could stop the relief before it even starts.


After GOP challenges, many borrowers say their loans don't qualify for relief

Monday, October 17, 2022

We hear the voices of federal student loan borrowers who were recently, and without notice, excluded from President Biden's student debt relief plan.


What to know about the application for Biden's student loan relief

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

On Tuesday, the Biden administration shared new details of its debt relief application, and what borrowers will need in order to fill it out.