Law and policy

OPINION: Has new public funding for a church playground emboldened parochial schools seeking vouchers?

What may buoy Catholic schools plagued by declining enrollments could pose concerns for our larger democracy

Study: Potential earnings not a factor in high school students’ college choices

But researchers say wage prospects could have an impact if included with other information

OPINION: The Supreme Court just let a church use public funds to fix its playground. Will this shift public education’s terrain?

Here’s why the ruling in favor of Trinity Lutheran may not be a green light for vouchers

OPINION: Why higher ed must counteract Trump’s move to exit the climate pact

College of the Atlantic’s president on institutional responsibility, teachable moments and the “we are still in” letter

A school district is building a DIY broadband network

Internet will be beamed into student homes on frequencies set aside for schools decades ago -- but mostly sold off to business since then

OPINION: Don’t let good news on summer Pell Grants distract from the Trump budget’s damaging higher-ed proposals

A slap in the face to millions of college students who sacrificed to build up a safety net

Does the education budget reveal a ‘DeVos Doctrine?’

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


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What good is new summer Pell money if students can’t use it?

Congress authorized year-round Pell grants, but the money’s unlikely to flow this summer

At some colleges that recruit veterans and their GI Bill money, none graduate

Federal figures show the success rate for veterans at some schools is infinitesimal

What some colleges are quietly doing to help undocumented students

With sanctuary promises untested, institutions offer other long-sought help