Elissa Nadworny

Elissa Nadworny appears in the following:

Interested Parties Watch To See If U.S. Schools Reopen For Fall Semester

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The Trump administration urges schools to reopen in the fall. Immigration and Customs Enforcement rules say international students can't stay in the U.S. if their schools are entirely online.

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The Wild Card For An In-Person Fall: College Student Behavior

Monday, June 29, 2020

College reopening plans all rely on one thing: students following the rules. Some experts worry that's too big of an ask.

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As Colleges Make Plans For Fall, More Young People Are Getting COVID-19

Thursday, June 25, 2020

When campuses reopen for the fall semester, there will be a lot of rules such as: no travel, masking and social distancing. Leaders will be relying on social contracts. But will it work?

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'I'm Willing To Fight For America': 5 Student Activists On Protesting For Change

Friday, June 19, 2020

COVID-19 closed schools all over the world. But students are still taking the lead in the Black Lives Matter protests. So we ask student activists how they're organizing during the pandemic.

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Education Dept. Is Making It Harder For Colleges To Boost Student Aid During Crisis

Friday, June 19, 2020

A recent change has led to some colleges hesitating to help students affected by the economic downturn.

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'Climate Change Is Racial Injustice': Students Speak Their Truth In Winning Podcast

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

A group of students from Brooklyn see every day how climate change disproportionately affects their community. They made a podcast that asked: Why?

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Colleges Are Backing Off SAT, ACT Scores — But The Exams Will Be Hard To Shake

Friday, June 12, 2020

The SAT and ACT's reach beyond college admissions is pervasive, with many states requiring students take one or the other in order to graduate high school.

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More Colleges Making Standardized Test Scores Optional For Upcoming School Year

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The College Board canceled the at-home fall SAT and asked admissions offices to be flexible about standardized tests. Colleges have not only complied, some even saying they'll do the same next year.

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Reflections On A Lost Senior Year With Hope For The Future

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

NPR spoke with a few student leaders about their graduations speeches and how a not-so-typical senior year inspired their words for the class of 2020.

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Senate Panel To Hear From College Presidents About Resuming Classes

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Topics on the table: The issue of liability waivers, an at-risk faculty, the costs of implementing social distancing measures, and the necessity and economic pressure to have in-person classes.

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Some College-Bound Students In The U.S. Are Thinking Of Taking A Gap Year

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

High tuition, restrictions on travel and a potential semester online — about a quarter of students are rethinking their college plans, according to a recent survey. Many are thinking of a gap year.

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For In-Person College, Coronavirus Testing Will Be Key. But Is That Feasible?

Friday, May 22, 2020

Colleges might be able to reopen their campuses if they're able to frequently test their students. But can they get tests --- and with budgets already squeezed, will they be able to afford it?

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Congress Gave Colleges A $14 Billion Lifeline. Here's Where It's Going

Monday, May 18, 2020

Like so many sectors of the economy, higher education is taking a big hit from the pandemic. The U.S. Department of Education has so far distributed more than $10 billion in relief funds to colleges.

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Colleges Weigh What It Would Take To Reopen Campuses For Fall Semester

Sunday, May 17, 2020

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, president Freeman Hrabowski discusses the options with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Elissa Nadworny.

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Colleges Around The Country Are Expecting Shortfalls Despite Rich Endowments

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Colleges around the country are expecting significant shortfalls — up to $1 billion for some universities. Many are turning to hiring freezes and layoffs despite rich endowments.

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AP Tests Begin Online And At Home — But Not For Everyone

Monday, May 11, 2020

The college credit exams were moved online in response to the pandemic. But many students don't have Internet access at home. Up until Friday, one senior planned to take her tests in a parking lot.

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What Recent College Graduates Are Going Through During The Pandemic

Friday, May 08, 2020

NPR's education reporter talks about what graduating seniors are going through right now as the colleges are closed due to the pandemic and answers their questions.

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What Recent College Graduates Are Going Through During The Pandemic, Continued

Friday, May 08, 2020

NPR's education reporter talks about what graduating seniors are going through right now as the colleges are closed due to the pandemic and answers their questions.

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Small, Private Colleges Get Boost From Coronavirus Relief Funds

Friday, May 08, 2020

Congress set aside $350 million to help colleges with "significant unmet needs" related to the pandemic. Most of that money has gone to small schools that serve just a fraction of U.S. students.

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6 Ways College Might Look Different In The Fall

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Colleges have been careful to leave the door open on their plans for the fall semester. Most experts say it will be anything but normal. Here's a sampling of how it could look.

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