The move to allow married couples to separate consolidated student loan debt may increase the number of people eligible for the Biden administration’s debt cancellation. Read more
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An audit report by the Department of Education’s inspector general says Gulf Coast State College misspent about $1.8 million in emergency assistance funds. College leaders say they received conflicting guidance from the department about how to spend the money. Read more
A school district in Pennsylvania has banned the Girls Who Code book series for young readers, according to an index of banned books compiled by the free expression non-profit Pen America. Read more
Conservatives and libertarian students at George Washington University Law School increasingly fear that sharing their views during class will result in lower grades, GWU Law Professor Jonathan Turley reports. Read more
In the coming hours, the American space agency will crash a probe into an asteroid. Read more
Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to extend previous efforts to limit the “influence” from China regarding data access and funding through proposed legislation and a new executive order. Read more
The UK’s social mobility tsar has cast doubt on Liz Truss’s plans to revive grammar schools in England, arguing that they mainly benefit children whose families can afford to coach them to pass entrance exams. Read more
Land of the free market outpaces UK’s muted ‘levelling up’ with funding to leverage power of universities in struggling regions Read more
Over the summer, the University of Florida (UF) College of Education offered a history course titled “History of Education in the U.S." that required students to create a positionality statement on their “personal and educational experiences.” Read more
Asian research powerhouses will introduce open-access mandates within the next “two to three” years, experts have predicted, in the wake of last month’s landmark order by the Biden administration. Read more