Newark may signify school dysfunction, but its successful education technology plan just won a national award

After several months of rather uninspiring reports out of Newark, New Jersey, here’s something that we might be thankful about: The public school district earned a national award for…

US falls behind other nations in the global knowledge economy, says 46-country report

Fewer Americans are going to preschool and college compared to other nations

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…


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How does your state rank? New figures on school Internet access reveal the answer

And a $20 million Zuckerberg gift may help improve it

Number of Americans with college degrees growing more slowly than advocates want

Slow rate of growth threatens to leave a gap of 20 million degree-holders by 2025

The kids who sued their schools over fake classes where they learned nothing

Behind the lawsuit against sham classes in California high schools