NEA: 153,000 public higher ed jobs could be preserved with more relief funding

Dive Brief: The National Education Association is calling on the Senate to take up the education funding measures spelled out in House Democrats’ Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act.  Including that funding in the next coronavirus relief package could save some 153,000 jobs in public higher education, the association notes in a new […]

Public ed employment falls significantly as private ed rises

Dive Brief: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May employment report, employment in private education rose over the course of the month while local and state government education employment declined. Declines in local government education...

DC Public Schools launches college-bound graduate support network

Dive Brief: D.C. Public Schools recently launched a support network program for 2020 college-bound high school graduates, The D.C. Post reports.The program, called DCPS Persists, will offer career and college support to hundreds of students. The program gives...