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By Gabrielle Hays, Lena I. Jackson
Schools across the U.S. are getting some much-needed upgrades from the COVID relief package known as the American Rescue Plan. That's true in Missouri, where the state legislature decided how to allocate the federal money just weeks before it was…
By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Correction: The original version of this story misspelled Yuji Ichioka’s name. It has since been updated. Director and writer Curtis Chin grew up in Detroit’s small, close-knit Chinatown. His family owned Chung’s, a long popular Chinese restaurant and local…
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
Researchers say the billions in pandemic funding available for ventilation upgrades in U.S. schools provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to combat COVID-19, as well as making air more breathable.
By Stephanie Sy, Nicole Ellis, Casey Kuhn
Teachers from around the country told our team of producers they have long been frustrated with the larger public response to shootings and school safety and many have been particularly angry about the way this has long played out in…
If Congress approves a bipartisan agreement on guns and school safety, it would provide new resources to try and prevent shootings like the massacre in Uvalde. That would likely mean new money for mental health care, violence prevention and training…
It is graduation season and that means politicians, actors, athletes and even some of us at NewsHour have been giving commencement speeches, hoping to impart some encouragement and advice to college grads as they head into their next chapter.
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
Academy Award–winning actor Matthew McConaughey took center stage at the White House briefing Tuesday to call on Congress to “reach a higher ground" and pass gun control legislation in honor of the children and teachers killed in last month's shooting.
By Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press
Parents of victims and survivors of the mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde will appear before a House committee next week as Congress debates gun measures.
By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press
Harini Logan has won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, defeating Vikram Raju in the bee's first-ever lightning-round tiebreaker.
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
The Republican-backed measure aims to undo the effect of a 2021 state Supreme Court ruling that said under current law armed school workers would need hundreds of hours of training.
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