And NCEE’s Center on System Leadership is providing district and school leaders throughout the country with the abilities, knowledge, and tools to create high-performing education system by way of our main helps. Other Power Five conferences, which embrace the nation’s high school athletics packages, are anticipated to make bulletins in […]

This article is published in partnership with TexasTribune.org. As many Texas universities take the extraordinary step of canceling or significantly reducing spring break during the pandemic, some schools are hosting on-campus events and continuing the weeklong break in March despite concerns about college students using the time to travel and […]

Hoarse voices reminiscing about last night’s wild time; young people in oversized university t-shirts crowding the liquor store; a cabal of high heels waiting for ride shares, with nary a mask in sight. Pandemic or not, it’s spring break in Miami Beach, Fla. At a hotel restaurant overlooking the beach […]

A majority of U.S. colleges have canceled spring break, in an attempt to curb student travel. But the rise of online classes means students can now attend college from anywhere, including Miami Beach. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption toggle caption Elissa Nadworny/NPR A majority of U.S. colleges have canceled spring break, […]

This year, spring break poses a balancing act for students who don’t want to spread coronavirus but need a break from school. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Schools across the US canceled the week-long spring vacation to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But mental health concerns are on the rise, […]

Ella Stanley of Cape Elizabeth applied to and was accepted at Wellesley College, near Boston, but has not been able to tour the campus. Photo by Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer While trying to make one of the biggest decisions of her young life – picking a college where she’ll spend the […]

Lansing — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced wide-ranging new restrictions limiting gatherings at high schools, colleges and restaurants Sunday night to combat what she described as the “worst moment” yet in the COVID-19 pandemic. The new policies will temporarily halt in-person instruction at high schools and colleges, indoor dine-in service […]

Moving from serves on Cambridge tennis courts to servers on the Internet, the College’s intramural sports program transitioned online for the fall semester. Upperclassmen at Harvard can participate in the House Intramural Program, in which all 12 Houses and the Dudley Co-op compete in sports and vie for the annually-rewarded […]

As a majority of colleges opened their campuses this semester for some level of in-person instruction, they tweaked their academic calendars, streamlining the schedule to limit how often students travel to and from school. The resulting plan for almost every school in the country is a semester that either ends […]

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — With the coronavirus spreading through colleges at alarming rates, universities are scrambling to find quarantine locations in dormitory buildings and off-campus properties to isolate the thousands of students who have caught COVID-19 or been exposed to it. Sacred Heart University has converted a 34-room guest house […]

Syracuse University has suspended 23 students following a large on-campus gathering, the latest example of college crackdowns on the kind of socializing that can spread the coronavirus and sink plans for in-person learning this semester. Syracuse officials announced the disciplinary action late Thursday and said they were reviewing security camera […]

Tune in to CBS This Morning from 7 to 9 a.m. EDT to catch USA TODAY education reporter Chris Quintana discussing college reopenings as part of the ongoing USA TODAY and CBS This Morning series “School Matters.” Already reeling from the coronavirus, American colleges and universities now stand to lose hundreds of thousands of international […]