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Settlement reached to forgive $330M in ITT student loans

Tens of thousands of former students at the now-defunct ITT Technical Institute will be eligible to receive student loan forgiveness as part of a $330 million settlement, according to a judgment Tuesday.

‘Seen & Heard’: HBO to explore history of Black TV in new documentary

HBO will explore the history of Black television in a new documentary.

Hale Center Theatre in Sandy temporarily suspending performances of ‘Mary Poppins’ due to COVID-19

Hale Center Theatre in Sandy has temporarily suspended performances of "Mary Poppins" after two cast members tested positive for COVID-19. 

U of U officials address new ICE rules for international students

University of Utah officials are addressing the newly announced Immigration and Customs Enforcement modifications concerning international students. 

Cal State schools to keep campuses closed for fall semester

The California State University system announced Tuesday that it will keep campuses largely closed and shift most classes online through the fall semester.

Betsy DeVos releases $3B to governors for education relief

Nearly $3 billion in aid will be released to governors to help schools affected by the coronavirus crisis continue education for students, the Department of Education said Tuesday.

Utah State Board of Education votes to suspend statewide assessment

The Utah State Board of Education is suspending statewide assessment in light of national and state declarations of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘SNL’ fires Shane Gillis due to ‘offensive, hurtful and unacceptable’ comments

"Saturday Night Live" fired Shane Gillis Monday after videos surfaced in which he used gay and racial slurs, and made other disparaging comments.

Texas Tech agrees to end use of race in admissions

Texas Tech University has reached an agreement with the Trump administration to stop considering race during its admissions process, the Education Department said Tuesday.

Indiana lawmakers consider requiring students to pass citizenship test

Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would require all high school students in the state to pass the United States citizenship test to graduate.