Trump threatens to withhold funds if schools don’t reopen

Trump threatens to withhold funds if schools don’t reopen

Dive Brief: President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets Wednesday, suggested that federal funding would be withheld from schools that don’t fully reopen in the fall, in addition to criticizing reopening guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for their cost and unfeasibility. In a statement responding to the remarks, House […]
Trump administration amps up pressure to reopen colleges

Trump administration amps up pressure to reopen colleges

Dive Brief: The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on college and state leaders to reopen campuses this fall. Federal officials, speaking at a White House roundtable on the topic Tuesday, said they expected K-12 schools and colleges to resume operations in...
It is suicidal to reopen schools now, ASUU President tells FG

It is suicidal to reopen schools now, ASUU President tells FG

ASUU president, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday kicked against the reopening of schools by the Federal Government due to the COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging the country. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU...