Why social distancing can help colleges stem the spread of coronavirus

Why social distancing can help colleges stem the spread of coronavirus

Weeks after officials first detected the novel coronavirus in the U.S., many colleges and universities nationwide announced, in astoundingly rapid succession, that they would ditch face-to-face classes in favor of online instruction. Some institutions ordered students...
US high school graduation rate tops 85%

US high school graduation rate tops 85%

Dive Brief: The U.S. high school graduation rate in 2018 reached a record high of 85.3%, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education. And the rate in seven states — Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia — has reached...
JAMB releases first day results

JAMB releases first day results

Results of the 312,000 candidates that sat for Saturday’s 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) nationwide have been released, says Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed...
universities opt for virtual classes, cancel programs

universities opt for virtual classes, cancel programs

The University Grants Commission, the country’s apex higher education regulatory body, has directed all universities and their affiliated colleges to follow a set of guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. “Human lives are more important than some delays”...