Education

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sens. Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) led a group of Democrats in introducing a resolution on student loan cancellation. (Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdmc/21502010111">Senate Democrats</a>/flickr/cc)</p>
"Broadly cancelling student loan debt would be a game-changer for millions of people in this country and a lifeline when they desperately need it."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"University leadership needs to reflect on what they're asking of students. The...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Second grade teacher Alice Rey sanitizers students' desks for snack time at South Boston Catholic Academy in South Boston on Sept. 10, 2020.
"In a world turned upside down by a global pandemic, these backbone...

Further

In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...