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Students at a village school gather for a performance.

India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

Trying to get, and keep, India’s girls in school

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

Ron Brown students filter into the room where the school holds daily school wide circles for students to talk.

A new attempt to answer an old question: Does single-sex education work?

A high school for boys of color in D.C. revives Afrocentric and single-sex schooling to close the achievement gap

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

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

VIDEO: Fighting hunger in the Mississippi Delta

The summer food program that could become a lifeline if Trump cuts the federal budget

Trump’s proposed after-school cuts could lead to more hungry kids, lower test scores

Research shows good nutrition helps children do better in school

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Buffalo shows turnaround of urban schools is possible, but it takes a lot more than just money

Black and Latino students have seen the most dramatic improvements, significantly narrowing the graduation gap with their white peers

5 Mississippi education stories you may have missed this summer

Rural school innovation, food insecurity, and homeless students among top summer stories

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

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