Elissa Nadworny

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New York City Delays School Reopening; Campus Lockdowns Grow

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Our roundup of education stories looks at the turmoil following Mayor Bill de Blasio's latest delay announcement; and the continuing struggles on campus to control COVID outbreaks.

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College Towns Welcome Students Back But Worry COVID-19 Tags Along

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

College towns depend on business from the students that attend the school. In places like Ann Arbor, Mich., residents are nervous about returning students bringing the coronavirus with them.

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2 Michigan Colleges Face Coronavirus Outbreaks In The 1st Week Of School

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

In Michigan, there are two big state universities, situated barely an hour apart. Both of them have been stymied in the first weeks of school by the rapid spread of the coronavirus.

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In Iowa, College Football Returns As State COVID-19 Cases Soar

Saturday, September 12, 2020

A look at the state of colleges in Iowa, which has the third-highest number of new infections per capita in the U.S. Iowa State will play its first game of the season in an empty stadium.

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College Football Gives Iowa State University Normalcy During Pandemic

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Colleges and universities are trying to mitigate the risk of students spreading the coronavirus by moving social activities outdoors and mandating social distance in class and in dorms.

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Experts Say Colleges Should Rethink Punishing Students For Partying

Friday, September 11, 2020

Colleges have been publicly shaming students for partying — even fellow students are reporting others to campus police. But experts say shame has never worked in public health interventions.

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How Colleges React To Coronavirus Outbreaks On Campuses

Friday, September 04, 2020

College reopenings have led to a coronavirus spike in many towns. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announced a two-week lockdown after a testing program didn't control the virus spread.

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Despite Mass Testing, University Of Illinois Sees Coronavirus Cases Rise

Thursday, September 03, 2020

The college's testing program has been touted as a potential model for reopening. But a new rise in cases puts into question whether any amount of testing can make campuses safe.

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Preventing College Parties? Shame And Blame Don't Work, But Beer Pong Outside Might

Monday, August 31, 2020

With desperate pleas and social contracts failing to curb college parties, schools have turned to punitive consequences. But are the students the ones to blame?

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As Schools Continue Virtual Learning, Some Families Struggle With Sharing Tech

Friday, August 28, 2020

Millions of college students are starting the fall semester online — that's meant some students are scrambling to get the technology they need to take the classes.

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'We're Living The News': Student Journalists Are Owning The College Reopening Story

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Student newsrooms have been tirelessly reporting on college reopening plans — and their editorials haven't held back.

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Colleges Report More COVID-19 Cases As Students Return To Campus

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

While many colleges are online this semester, more than 20% of four-year schools are primarily in-person. More positive COVID-19 cases are emerging as students move back and socialize.

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UNC Student Journalists Share What It's Like To Cover Campus Reopening

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Student journalists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were thrust into the spotlight after a headline with an expletive describing the coronavirus outbreaks on campus went viral.

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UNC's Attempt For An In-Person Fall Doesn't Go As Planned

Monday, August 24, 2020

Students across the U.S. are continuing to move into college dorms. At the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill that's happening in reverse. Students are moving out following COVID-19 outbreaks.

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College Road Trip: UNC Students Move Out After COVID-19 Outbreak

Sunday, August 23, 2020

College reopenings have been difficult, especially in the South, where coronavirus cases are surging? At UNC, students were asked to move out two weeks after the school year started.

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Move In, Move Out: For In-Person College, Everything Rests On The First Few Weeks

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Across the country, hundreds of thousands of college students are making their way to campus to begin the fall semester.

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What It's Like To Move Into Dorms Amid The Pandemic

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Students at the University of Georgia move into dorms this week as Georgia continues to record more than 1,000 coronavirus cases a day.

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Move-In Day: Cornavirus Reshapes The College Experience

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Th first stop on an NPR college road trip: move-in day at the University of Georgia, where thousands are beginning an unusual fall semester.

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Need A Laptop? Colleges Boost Loaner Programs Amid Pandemic

Saturday, August 15, 2020

One in 10 U.S. college students doesn't have access to a laptop. The pandemic is pushing colleges to change that.

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DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In Admissions

Thursday, August 13, 2020

The Justice Department said its two-year investigation found that race is "the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year." Yale categorically denies the allegation.

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