Teachers Slam Education Department for Loan-Forgiveness Failures

With the promise of having their debt wiped clean after 10 years of on-time monthly payments, some 73,554 Americans took out costly loans to get their teaching degrees.

Despite meeting the government’s requirements, however, 71% of these educators were denied loan forgiveness since 2017. In a federal complaint Thursday, the second largest teacher’s union in the country says ineptitude at the the Education Department is to blame.

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Visiting Michigan Schools, Kamala Harris Pledges Teacher Raises

Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris finished a two-day swing through Michigan on Monday with campaign events at two Detroit-area elementary schools in front of crowds of spirited supporters, calling teachers “superheroes” and promising to raise their wages.

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Two Newtown Parents Want School Held Responsible for Massacre

A jury should decide whether administrators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, who were gunned down after leaving a conference room, failed to follow their own protocols and were negligent, attorneys representing two parents of deceased first-graders told a Connecticut appeals court Wednesday.

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Principals From Schools With Shootings Form Support Network

In the days after a teenager shot and killed three fellow students at Ohio’s Chardon High School in 2012, then-Principal Andy Fetchik remembers getting a call from someone who knew just what he was experiencing. It was Frank DeAngelis, the principal of Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, during the deadly 1999 shooting.

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