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New Education Secretary Miguel Cardona says ‘reopen schools.’ Here’s where he stands on other key issues

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona is officially the new point person for American education — at a time when the stakes couldn’t be higher.

The Senate confirmed Cardona’s appointment Monday after the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions advanced his nomination in February. Cardona, 45, is rising from his post as Connecticut’s commissioner of education and taking control of American schooling at a fraught time.

Debates about when and how to reopen K-12 classrooms have pitted teachers, administrators, school boards and parents against each other. Colleges are bleeding money. Student debt is mounting. Learners are struggling to keep up

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Could Your Student Loans Be Forgiven During Joe Biden’s Presidency? Here’s What We Know

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - NOVEMBER 10: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden addresses the media about the Trump Administration's lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act on November 10, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden also answered questions about the process of the transition and how a Biden Administration would work with Republicans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE – NOVEMBER 10: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden addresses the media about the Trump Administration’s lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act on November 10, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden also answered questions about the process of the transition and how a Biden Administration would work with Republicans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

President-elect Joe Biden got a lot of attention at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic when he called on Congress to forgive a minimum of $10,000 of federal student loans per borrower as part of a coronavirus relief bill. The legislation

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Did You Guess Lady Whistledown’s Identity? Ready or Not, Here’s Who It Is!

BRIDGERTON GOLDA ROSHEUVEL as QUEEN CHARLOTTE in episode 102 of BRIDGERTON Cr. LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX  2020
BRIDGERTON GOLDA ROSHEUVEL as QUEEN CHARLOTTE in episode 102 of BRIDGERTON Cr. LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX 2020

Netflix’s Bridgerton has its very own 19th-century Gossip Girl, and Lady Whistledown, as she’s called, is voiced by none other than the one-and-only Julie Andrews. Lady Whistledown narrates the entire series, and people know her as the omnipotent author behind the scandal sheets that circulate around town. She knows everything about everyone – and no, she doesn’t turn out to be a male ghostwriter like Dan Humphrey. Eloise Bridgerton (Claudia Jessie) makes it her personal mission to unmask the mysterious lady, failing to realize that

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The Economic Model of Higher Education Was Already Broken. Here’s Why the Pandemic May Destroy It for Good

Logan Armstrong, a Cincinnati junior, works while sitting inside a painted circle on the lawn of the Oval during the first day of fall classes on at Ohio State University
Logan Armstrong, a Cincinnati junior, works while sitting inside a painted circle on the lawn of the Oval during the first day of fall classes on at Ohio State University

Logan Armstrong, a Cincinnati junior, works while sitting inside a painted circle on the lawn of the Oval during the first day of fall classes on at Ohio State University on Aug. 25, 2020. Credit – Joshua A. Bickel—The Columbus Dispatch/AP

With the fall semester upon us, colleges and universities unveiled their plans for students—and many are just as quickly upending those plans. The University of North Carolina and Notre

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Here’s Why We Think Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) Is Well Worth Watching

Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling short, can easily find investors. And in their study titled Who Falls Prey to the Wolf of Wall Street?’ Leuz et. al. found that it is ‘quite common’ for investors to lose money by buying into ‘pump and dump’ schemes.

So if you’re like me, you might be more interested in profitable, growing companies, like Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE). While profit is not necessarily a social good, it’s easy to admire a business that can consistently produce it.

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