Trump administration rescinds policy barring foreign students from online classes

Dive Brief: The Trump administration has rescinded a policy barring international students from remaining in the U.S. if they enrolled solely in online courses this fall. The directive was the subject of intense backlash and a slew of lawsuits led by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Policy experts predict the White House […]

NWEA: Rethink online assessments, student growth in wake of COVID-19

Dive Brief: The Northwest Evaluation Association, a nonprofit assessment provider, released state and federal policy recommendations this week to guide lawmakers and educators as they navigate expected student learning loss and uncertainty in providing accurate and...

South-West commissioners for education ready for WAEC examination

By Ola Ajayi – Ibadan Commissioners for Education in the South West states have indicated their readiness to sit students in the zone for the West African Examination Council examination. This was disclosed after an online meeting which had in attendance the...

COMPLIN seeks increased TETFund allocation to Polytechnic libraries

TETFund The Committee of Monotechnic and Polytechnic Librarians in Nigeria (COMPLIN) has appealed to the Federal Government for an increase in the allocation of funds to polytechnic libraries in the country. In a communiqué signed by its Chairman, Dr. Chris Enyia...

Supporting special needs students during remote IEP meetings, learning

Dive Brief: For schools holding virtual IEP meetings this fall, educators can help ensure the events are comfortable and meaningful for students by employing nine strategies outlined in District Administration. Schools can send materials to students and their families...