Hechinger Report

Recent Stories

From DACA students to Rhodes Scholars to foster-care youth, a look at some unusual college-goers

A sampling of Hechinger reporting for The New York Times’ Learning section

How one test kept New York City high schools segregated

Student Voice: “I’m a Hispanic woman from the Bronx, I’m trying to get into Stuy. It’s unrealistic”

Inside New York City’s segregated high school system

How policies and procedures prevent integration in one of the nation’s most diverse cities

Why falling demand for college hasn’t brought down sticker prices

A Planet Money podcast about the market-defying logic behind college costs

What do at-risk students, English language learners and adult college students have in common?

Technology is increasingly helping these nontraditional students achieve

Freshmen Helen “Ellie” Clark and Noah Stevens have class in the machine shop.

What does it take to make it to today’s middle class?

Not sure if you're middle class? Feeling like you're falling out of the middle class? Tell us your story. Or just take our quiz and test your knowledge.

Teacher pay by state

These are the median salaries for high school teachers in each state

Even though more than half of Mississippi’s public high school graduates in 2015 were African American, they only made up 10 percent of that fall’s freshman class at the University of Mississippi.

Disparities at state flagships

An interactive look at how many African-American and Latino high schoolers make it to their state's main college or university