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Readers react: Inability to afford dream school “a bitter, bitter pill”

This month’s letters to the editor discuss black teachers, personalized learning, special education and financial aid woes

LISTEN: Does a ‘proficiency-based’ diploma provide more proof of learning?

Podcast looks at Maine's push toward proficiency

PODCAST: What happens when students get into college—but can’t afford to attend?

How college financial aid benefits wealthier students

PODCAST: How four immigrant families and one lawsuit changed education in America

The fight for free education for undocumented students

Does the education budget reveal a ‘DeVos Doctrine?’

The Hechinger team takes apart the proposed cuts and school choice expansion

The highs and lows of Betsy DeVos’ first 100 days

The Hechinger team weighs in on the start of the Education Secretary’s tenure, and what’s next

LISTEN: In this Kentucky town, refugees can choose a separate high school

Will it help students integrate into the community?

New York’s free tuition plan won’t help the neediest students. Should it?

Does the Excelsior Scholarship plan miss the point?

What does the Trump education budget mean for Trump voters?

Our team weighs in on the President's budget blueprint