Stories tagged: "Students"


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White House To Extend Student Loan Pause Through August 31

Borrowers will not be asked to make payments until after Aug. 31, and interest rates are expected to remain at 0% during that period.

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How the White House Could Wipe Out Federal Student Loan Debt

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain hinted that President Joe Biden may soon take action on the nation's $1.7 trillion in student loan debt.

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75% of Arizonans Say It’s Un-American for Politicians to Ban Books in Schools

Recent polling found that Arizonans overwhelmingly oppose Republicans' push to limit what kinds of books can appear in school libraries.

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Hungry Holidays: Break From School Means Break From Meals for Some Kids

Advocates for child nutrition programs have found potential solutions in an unlikely place—the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Has Arizonans Talking About Teen Suicide. Here’s How to Fight It.

Educators and mental health professionals have expressed concern about the mental health impacts the COVID-19 pandemic is having on students.

Schools across the country are bracing for steep budget cuts as the coronavirus pandemic continues (AP Photo/Jeff Amy).
Massive School Budget Cuts Poised to Disproportionately Affect Students of Color, the Disabled, and Low-Income Students

As schools across the United States struggle to reopen, they are facing huge budget shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic. And the impact isn't going to be felt evenly.

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Student Gun Safety Group: We’re Going To Register 4,500 Young Voters in Arizona

The student activists are learning how to virtually reach people in their personal social networks and get them civically involved.