U.S. guidelines that say students should be kept 6 feet apart in schools are receiving new scrutiny from federal health experts, state governments and education officials working to return as many children as possible to the classroom.
The resolution called on President Biden to take executive action to "administratively cancel up to $50,000 in Federal student loan debt for Federal student loan borrowers" using "existing legal authorities" under the Higher Education Act of 1965.
Teachers' unions across America are calling for the halt of in-person learning as coronavirus cases climb once again.
Several University of Connecticut students were kicked out of their dorm rooms this week after videos on social media showed them at a crowded party with no masks and even less social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Parents in some states are getting their first look at a new school year as the coronavirus continues to cause upheaval in school systems around the country.
The updated guidance urged school leaders to work with local officials on decisions about the fall, taking into account the virus's rate of transmission in the area.
Most universities and colleges in the U.S. are not required to pay federal corporate income tax.
Rutgers University announced Monday it plans to offer mostly remote classes with a limited number of in-person classes when it opens for the fall semester.
New Jersey Transit on Monday resumed full rail and light rail service after a break because of the COVID-19 outbreak.