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2412, 2020

2020: teachers asked more questions during in-person vs. remote instruction

By |December 24th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on 2020: teachers asked more questions during in-person vs. remote instruction

Learning has taken on a whole new direction in this age of COVID for students, teachers, and parents alike. During the fall 2020 semester, K-12 teachers asked their students 60% more questions during in-person instruction compared to remote instruction. It's a stark reminder of the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

1911, 2020

Pandemic driving college-bound high school seniors to stay closer to home

By |November 19th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on Pandemic driving college-bound high school seniors to stay closer to home

In this age of COVID-19, believe it or not, a growing number of college-bound high school seniors and their parents would now prefer a college or university closer to home, according to a new report recently released. According to Brian Communications, a national strategic communications agency, this national survey commissioned [...]

1011, 2020

IRS makes it easier to set up payment agreements for struggling taxpayers

By |November 10th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on IRS makes it easier to set up payment agreements for struggling taxpayers

The Internal Revenue Service has several changes designed to help struggling taxpayers impacted by COVID-19 more easily settle their tax debts with the IRS. The IRS assessed its collection activities to see how it could apply relief for taxpayers who owe but are struggling financially because of the pandemic, expanding [...]

2409, 2020

California posts country’s biggest credit card debt paydown

By |September 24th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on California posts country’s biggest credit card debt paydown

Wondering how credit card debt is faring amid the COVID-19 pandemic? With the economy showing signs of life despite the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, WalletHub’s new Credit Card Debt Study revealed that U.S. consumers paid down $118 billion in credit card debt during the first half of 2020 [...]

1709, 2020

College students cash-strapped amid COVID-19 applying for scholarships

By |September 17th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on College students cash-strapped amid COVID-19 applying for scholarships

College students are experiencing many challenges according to the Scholarship app Scholly. The company released its COVID-19 Student Impact Report which includes key insights into the unique challenges facing college students this academic year, along with students' thoughts on returning to the classroom as opposed to learning from home. Mission [...]

207, 2020

National groups launch COVID-19 peer review to help schools plan for re-opening

By |July 2nd, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on National groups launch COVID-19 peer review to help schools plan for re-opening

As schools begin preparing for reopening in the fall, the Collaborative for Student Success and the Center on Reinventing Public Education is involved in a joint effort to provide expert analysis of school reopening plans across the country. Together, CRPE's releasing a tool to highlight innovative practices in meeting the [...]

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