Law and policy

OPINION: The case for investing in high-quality early learning

Breaking the cycle of poverty

Juan Belman, age 24, 2017 graduate of University of Texas at Austin.

STUDENT VOICES: DACA students worry about ‘really tough times’ ahead

‘We don’t know where our futures are going,’ as Washington debates whether to continue program for undocumented immigrant children

How the federal government abandoned the Brown v. Board of Education decision

It’s illegal to run schools designed to keep out black students, but the Department of Justice is letting districts get away with it

Attacking DACA during a national tragedy is divisive and un-neighborly

Citizenship is so much more than a piece of paper

Open letter to teachers who feel trapped in racist schools

Children have to be taught how to hate each other

OPINION: It’s not too late for DeVos to make informed changes to current Title IX policies

A look at data and best practices from New York and other states


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Soon-to-be-kindergarteners Makilah Traylor (l.) and Kimber Runkle color in zebra worksheets highlighting the letter Z.

Cramming for Kindergarten

In places like Indiana, where just 3 percent of children attend state-funded preschool, kids cram for kindergarten during a few weeks in the summer

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