COLUMN: Mass shooting in Texas raises the same old questions about how to protect America’s children
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HIDDEN DEBT TRAP
There’s a whole world of student debt that no one is talking about. Millions of students owe billions of dollars directly to their colleges and universities, and without the safeguards of federal student loans, these debts can be especially damaging.
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.
Inequality is the biggest story in education. We investigate disparities and solutions that might close the gaps. We’re a nonprofit and provide this in-depth independent journalism to you for free…
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The College Enrollment Crash
People are dropping out, stopping out or never enrolling, and the impact will be felt well beyond college campuses
Elementary to High School
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?
VOICES: Students, teachers, principals and experts weigh in
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