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Charlotte West is a freelance journalist who covers education, criminal justice, housing, and politics. Her work has appeared in national publications such as The Hechinger Report, the Washington Post, Teen Vogue and NBC. She is a member of the Education Writers Association and was a 2019 Kiplinger Fellow.
Zoom lectures haven’t been as bad as she thought they would be, though the upstairs neighbor’s vacuuming is distracting when she’s trying to pay attention.
Mental health support, better remote instruction and a focus on vulnerable students -- high schoolers are pressing legislatures and school boards to make their appeals heard.
With their summer jobs and internships canceled and anxiety about getting Covid-19 — or just succumbing to boredom — college students have found one type of work that they largely can do at home this summer: mentoring younger students to…
Many students have a simpler reason than travel or work for considering a gap year: They consider it better than spending a semester or even a year taking college classes online.
As high schools close, seniors are scrambling to sort out financial aid and college decisions without guidance from counselors.
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