Aquaculture waste becomes biomaterials for bone repair

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a new biomaterial made entirely from bullfrog skin and discarded fish scales that could aid in bone repair. The porous biomaterial, which contains the same compounds that are predominant in bone, acts as a scaffold for bone-forming cells to adhere …

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Pandemic exposes inequalities in Indian higher education

Indian universities are increasingly criticized for their response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak in the country, with concerns focusing on the plight of poorly employed faculty. At the flagship Delhi University, at least 35 professors have died from COVID-19 in the past month, according to the Delhi University Teachers Union. …

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OPS approves trauma-informed education plan

Graphic by Owensboro Times The Owensboro Public Schools School Board on Thursday approved an improved trauma-informed education plan. District officials said the plan builds on many strategies already in place to meet the needs of students and families. According to new legislation, every school board in the state must develop …

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Ellman Law Allowing the Use of College Savings Plans for Student Loans and Advances from Professional Programs

SPRINGFIELD – Legislation sponsored by State Senator Laura Ellman (D-Naperville) that would allow students to use 529 university savings accounts for other education-related purposes without additional taxation was passed by the General Assembly Thursday. “This legislation would allow college savings plans to be used in more and more ways to …

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Colorado sues Pennsylvania company over student loans to public service workers – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado attorney general’s office on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania-based company accused of operating a federal student loan forgiveness program. The lawsuit seeks temporary and permanent injunctions forcing the company, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), to provide documentation in accordance with national consumer …

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