Elissa Nadworny

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More Colleges Say They'll Require Students To Have COVID-19 Vaccines For Fall

Sunday, April 11, 2021

More campuses are expected to add the requirement, with potential legal challenges ahead. One key point: Requiring vaccines for infectious diseases is nothing new for many residential colleges.

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Colleges Get Creative To Reach Students After Enrollment Plummets Due To COVID-19

Friday, April 02, 2021

New data is showing that the pandemic continues to have profound impact on college enrollment. But some schools are making up that loss with aggressive recruitment and innovative ideas.

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High School Seniors Ask College Students Their Burning Questions: COVID-19 Edition

Thursday, April 01, 2021

From dorm room COVID-19 safety to virtual office hours, graduating high school seniors have lots of question about college in a pandemic. We've invited current college students to answer some.

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Cleaning A College In A Pandemic: 'Without Us This Campus Shuts Down'

Thursday, April 01, 2021

Colleges are leaning heavily on campus custodians. "You may not have seen us before the pandemic, but I guarantee you'll see us now," says Tanya Hughes, a campus building services head in Florida.

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'The Backbone Of The College': How Housekeeping Staff Make In-Person College Possible

Monday, March 29, 2021

In the dorms at University of Florida, the facility who keep the dorms clean has had to remind college leadership that during the pandemic they aren't just essential — but frontline workers.

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Colleges Canceled Spring Break, But Students Are Traveling Anyway

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

A majority of U.S. colleges have canceled spring break, in an attempt to curb student travel. But the rise of online classes means students can now attend college from anywhere, including beachside.

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A Year Of School Like No Other: How A Teacher, A Student And A Parent Have Coped

Thursday, March 11, 2021

We've talked with hundreds of people since the pandemic shut down schools and colleges a year ago. We checked back back in with three of them about how their lives have changed.

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Checking Back With A Teacher, College Student and Mother After A Year At Home

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

On the one year anniversary of COVID-19-related school closures, NPR checks back in with a teacher, a college student and the mother of a student with disabilities about how the year has gone.

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Biden Tackles Student Loan Debt Forgiveness

Saturday, February 20, 2021

The Biden administration is trying to figure out how much student debt to forgive and how to go about doing it — through executive action or legislation.

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FACT CHECK: Biden's Comments On Loan Forgiveness And Elite Colleges

Saturday, February 20, 2021

The president said he doesn't want to forgive the loans of people who went to "Harvard and Yale and Penn." The real picture of student debt in the U.S. is much more complicated.

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Debate Over Student Loan Forgiveness Hinges On 2 Numbers: $10,000 Vs. $50,000

Thursday, February 18, 2021

The Biden administration is trying to figure out how much student debt to forgive and how to go about doing it — through executive action or legislation.

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5 Things Every Family Should Know About Paying For College

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

For many families, this is one of the biggest financial decisions they'll ever make. A new book helps navigate the often confusing and opaque financial aid system.

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Student Loan Forgiveness: Democrats Debate How Much To Cancel

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Biden administration is debating how much student loan debt to cancel per person. Who benefits when you cancel $10,000 in student loan debt versus $50,000?

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Spring Semester Brings In-Person Classes And COVID-19 Spikes For Some Colleges

Thursday, February 11, 2021

After delaying the start of an in-person semester, many colleges are now seeing spikes of COVID-19 rates as students return to campus for the spring semester.

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¿Cómo lleno la solicitud de FAFSA? Una guía bilingüe

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Aquí te presentamos una guía sobre cómo llenar la solicitud de FAFSA con consejos en español para toda la familia.

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Colleges Add More In-Person Classes For Spring, Amid High Risk Of Coronavirus Spread

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Many colleges are starting their spring semester this week, and new data show that schools are bringing students back to campus, with more in-person classes.

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Biden Announces Executive Actions Meant To Help Reopen Schools

Thursday, January 21, 2021

The new measures would increase testing and access to personal protective equipment for schools, and create a centralized, national database of school coronavirus cases.

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President Biden Extends Student Loan Payment Freeze Through Sept. 30

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Following an official action from President Biden Wednesday, the Education Department extended pandemic relief from payments for about 41 million federal student loan borrowers through Sept. 30.

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Inauguration Fashion Puts Spotlight On American Designers, Women's Suffrage

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The fashion choices represent a return to elevating American-made designs, and lift up both young designers and two designers of color.

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Kamala Harris Sworn In As Vice President

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Harris officially becomes the first woman, first Black person and first Asian American to be vice president.

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