Ed Dept official: Don’t expect testing waivers this year

Dive Brief: Jim Blew, assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Education, recently suggested states should not expect standardized testing waivers for the 2020-21 school year, Chalkbeat reports. Waivers from state testing requirements were previously offered...

Canada backtracks on travel ban exemption for international students

Earlier this year, Canada announced that international students would be exempt from a travel ban as long as they had a valid study permit or had been approved for a study permit prior to March 18, 2020.  “Seeking entry for the purpose of studying in Canada would...

GAO report: Two-thirds of nation’s schools lag on accessibility

Dive Brief: According to a report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, two-thirds of school buildings don’t provide adequate access for students and staff with disabilities and often have physical barriers instead, such as steep or no ramps and...

IALC & Edvisor launch agency Virtual Roadshows

Agents will be able to join Virtual Roadshows hosted by IALC and Edvisor and connect with IALC-accredited member schools in over 100 destinations. “Agents and IALC schools will be able to realise significant cost savings through this partnership” IALC and Edvisor will...