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Climate change vs schools
The COP26 summit has been called the ‘last, best hope’ to limit global warming. Here’s how the crisis is already affecting America’s schoolchildren
Child care in shambles
The coronavirus pandemic has strained the already fragile child care industry. Without government support, it’s likely to topple.
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Andrea Yon is used to helping students in need. At the Williston-Elko Middle School in rural South Carolina, where she has taught for seven years, more than three out of every four students are poor enough to qualify for free or reduced-priced lunch. Before the pandemic, some of her struggling seventh and eighth graders read…
Seven newsrooms joined together to find solutions for America’s reading problem.
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Federal help needed for crumbling school buildings
Kids are back in school buildings with stagnant air, leaking roofs and cracked foundations, among other problems. Congress could change that any minute. Will they?
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