Funding

Third indication U.S. educational system is deteriorating

In reading, U.S. fourth-graders slide from 6th to 15th in the world

Grambling State University President Richard Gallot, Jr. (pictured right) rides in the homecoming parade in Grambling, LA with his wife Christy Gallot and sons.

Black colleges can revive American cities

Historically black colleges and universities help boost incomes in their towns

Meadowbrook High School students entering the school’s Colt College center, where they can take tuition-free college courses without leaving the campus.

Rural schools join forces to make college the rule rather than the exception

Cooperation among sparsely populated districts in Ohio fuels a successful push for college in a place where manufacturing jobs have disappeared

The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house is seen near Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla. University President John Thrasher announced the indefinite suspension of the school’s 55 fraternities and sororities following the death of a freshman pledge. Andrew Coffey, a pledge at Pi Kappa Phi, died Friday after he was found unresponsive following a party.

Are hazing, sexual assault, drinking and unabashed racism inevitable on campus?

Despite horrifying new incidents and a scathing new book on Greek life, college presidents find change elusive

Kate Burch is the principal and founder of Harvest Collegiate in Union Square, which does not get the bonus. Burch said the extra money would help her school cover after school activities and more teacher training.

Mysterious bonus makes rich schools richer, critics say

An extra $1,000 per pupil goes to 13 selective New York City high schools

Federal data shows 3.9 million students dropped out of college with debt in 2015 and 2016

For-profit sector produced a disproportionate share of indebted dropouts

While the rest of the world invests more in education, the U.S. spends less

Years of disinvestment could affect the future U.S. labor force

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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

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