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While U.S. struggles, Sweden pushes older students back to college

Generous benefits, cultural differences solve a problem America hasn’t cracked

OPINION: When it comes to vouchers, equity and equality are not the same

Instead of 'uprooting' students, let's help them to 'bloom where they are planted'

Army veteran Chester Dixon, right, works with William Moore, Georgia Department of Labor veterans representative, to apply for a new skills-based program to get out-of-work veterans trained and back in the job market, in Atlanta. The program is open to veterans between the ages of 35 and 60.

Going back to school after 50

A reader asks: How common is it for people seek out vocational training later in life?

OPINION: Did Betsy DeVos just suggest that schools roll back students’ civil rights?

Her testimony underscores ‘a crying need for renewed commitment to strong federal civil rights enforcement’

Giving parents more freedom to choose doesn’t guarantee better schools

Other countries offer clues about how effective nationwide school choice would be in the U.S.

Students at Barwell Road Elementary School

Can freeing struggling schools from red tape help them improve?

North Carolina gives schools flexibility to try their own ideas for turning around

Morgane Le Bris, principal of École Mur de Bretagne juggles a class of 27 students and two different grade levels. She wishes she had more money to hire teachers to reduce class size.

This country spends billions on private schools — and has a terrible learning gap between poor and wealthy

In practice, most low-income students can only pick between their local public schools, which many say are under-resourced, and cheaper private schools, which face their own budget challenges.

Children play outside during recess at Hokitika Primary School. Last year, the school lost 10 students to a nearby, more affluent school.

What would actually happen if we gave all parents the chance to pick their children’s schools?

New Zealand’s history of school choice offers some lessons

Counting DACA students

It is estimated that half of the people eligible for DACA are enrolled in high school or college

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