Hechinger Report

Recent Stories

Analysis: Trump’s Justice Dept moves to protect whites in college admissions

Hechinger reporters weigh in on the news with history, case law and research

READERS REACT: Should vets get college credit for experience?

This month’s letters to the editor discuss college credit for military experience, the racial achievement gap and special treatment for learning disabilities

PODCAST: How will Trump’s budget proposal impact food access for kids?

Cuts to programs that serve kids have families, educators concerned

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