Americans are Reconsidering Investing in Education due to COVID-19, Edward Jones Finds

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As Americans head back to school, virtual learning or a hybrid approach, 36 percent of adults are reconsidering their investments in higher education amid COVID-19, according to a recent study by financial-services firm Edward Jones, conducted by Morning Consult. Eighty percent of those currently saving for an in-person, four-year college or university cited concerns that the quality of education may suffer if universities move to online learning, including access to tools and resources necessary for education (47%), lack of community aspect at school, such as sports teams, clubs and on-campus housing (35%) and required in-person lab time (31%).” data-reactid=”13″ST. LOUIS, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 

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TikTok users are making memes about Microsoft potentially “saving” TikTok.

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Hello!

So much for a quiet end to August. To recap:

The biggest story of all, however, has been TikTok. CEO Kevin Mayer quit months in to the job. And in the coming hours and days, we’re likely to find out more about a deal to buy some or all of TikTok. To help make sense of what’s become a very complex situation, Paige Leskin produced this handy guide:

You can get more on why Walmart wants in on a deal here. And here’s what experts are saying about Oracle’s interest.

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Taylor addresses Trump at the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday,

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