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Interview with Hechinger: Will the candidates’ proposals for free or cheaper college work?

Hechinger Report higher-education editor Jon Marcus appeared on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show to speak about whether cost is keeping people from higher educations at a time when some presidential candidates…

What do state records say about your child care center?

Search a map of Central Mississippi's child care centers with inspection reports

Hechinger’s top stories of 2015

It’s been another big year for The Hechinger Report. We unveiled a new website, held a successful crowd funding campaign and published a record-breaking 652 stories.  If you found it…

Where budding chefs and future military leaders learn philosophy, too

How surprising higher-education institutions are holding on to the liberal arts

Calling all Mississippi parents: Let’s talk about child care

  Photo: Kim Palmer Are the daycares where thousands of Mississippi children spend each day warm and welcoming? Are they a…

Individual donors help Hechinger raise $35,000 – let’s keep going!

Hechinger reporter Nichole Dobo reports on rural internet access in Western Maryland. In just 17 days, we’ve managed to raise $35,000 from individual readers like you to…

A three-year look at a school trying to turn around — and the kids depending on it

Hechinger publishes first e-book, a compilation of award-winning series on Newark school's improvement

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For the last five years, The Hechinger Report has been covering the most important topics in education, from Common Core to teacher prep to high school reform. Now we’re adding…

How to go deeper in education: Report solutions

New toolkit offers tips for journalists to improve, expand stories

Second grade teacher Megan Winslow, 33, reviews student work at her home in San Jose. Winslow, who has taught for nine years, shares a $2,515-a-month two-bedroom apartment with a roommate.

Housing in Silicon Valley out of reach for teachers

Silicon Valley housing prices have been rising sharply, pricing public school teachers out of the market. While 85 percent of children attend public school in Santa Clara County, the closest…