The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare many vulnerabilities in America’s healthcare system, including a worsening shortage of nurses and physicians. But recent data indicates a new surge of interest in nursing, medical and other health-related career programs. Stephanie Sy has this…
By Stephanie Sy, Maea Lenei Buhre, Jason Kane
After receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, healthcare journalist Kate Pickert began conducting extensive research to become more informed about her own treatment. Her book "Radical: The Science, Culture, and History of Breast Cancer in America" chronicles her findings and personal…
By Katie Pickert
Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo sharing app Instagram, and “nudging” teens if they are repeatedly looking at the…
By Associated Press
Phil Kidd moved to Cleveland two years ago to work as a city planner. In the midst of the pandemic, he decided to start an ambitious project to better understand his adopted city. Kidd has started a project to run…
By Karla Murthy, Sam Weber
As schools across the nation resumed in-person classes, teachers and students faced increased pressure from local school boards and organizations over how to teach and talk about race in the classroom. Dana Crawford, a pediatric and clinical psychologist in New…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Jason Kane, Maea Lenei Buhre
Millions of students returned to campus this fall for the in-person college experience, as the delta variant continues to impact parts of the U.S. Some schools have strict mandates for vaccination, testing and masking. In other places, that’s not an…
By Piper Hudspeth Blackburn, Annie Ma, Associated Press
They now stand to receive just a small fraction of the original amount, perhaps as little as $2 billion in competitive grant funding that could be used for educational programs and infrastructure.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
In a letter to Ducey, the Treasury Department said the grant programs are "not a permissible use" of the funding.
By News Desk and Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra are expected to testify before a Senate committee on Thursday about schools during the pandemic.
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