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Hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, located in the capital of San Juan, among other colleges. Students are faced with hard decisions about where to study.

Higher education must stand up for Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria is Trump’s Katrina

An exhibit at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Students around the state say education on the Civil Rights Movement is lacking in schools.

Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

Mississippi’s outdated textbooks teach an abbreviated version of civil rights, undermining the state’s new ‘innovative’ standards

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

Faced with the domestic terrorism at Charlottesville, Betsy DeVos fails another test

Our nation’s top education official refuses to condemn white supremacy

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

Colleges say they could lower tuition if they could talk to each other about it

Some want to be freed from antitrust law, which regards such consultation as price-fixing

New study finds that multiracial high schoolers show no test score gap with white students

While destroying claims to racial superiority, the results also open the way to damaging black schools

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I got to choose private schools, but will vouchers really help other kids make it?

One of the first cities to embrace private school vouchers thinks not

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

Even a child can see the hypocrisy in Trump’s environmental plan

There should be alignment between our federal policies and what we teach in school

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