On August 13, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) notified Yale University that the Department, “has determined that the university has violated, and is continuing to violate, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by discriminating on the basis of race and national origin in its undergraduate admissions with respect to domestic non-transfer applicants to Yale College.”
On August 13, the Senate went into recess until September 8. The Senate joins the House, which has been in recess since August 7, in leaving Washington without a deal on a next coronavirus relief package.
On August 12, the White House held an event titled, “Kids First: Getting America’s Children Safely Back to School.” Relatedly, later that day, the White House issued a brief set of recommendations for how schools can reopen safely.
Coronavirus (as related to education issues):
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