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By Hari Sreenivasan, Sarah Clune Hartman
The SAT OR ACT standardized test score used to make or break college applications for high school seniors. But the pandemic turned that all on its head as nearly 80 percent of four-year colleges and universities went test-optional. Many schools…
By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press
Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed legislation that will add harsh penalties against public schools that allow transgender athletes to participate in girls' sports.
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
Transgender medical treatment for children and teens is under attack in many states, but it has been available for more than a decade and is endorsed by major medical associations.
By Stephanie Sy, Sarah Clune Hartman
Even before the pandemic, higher education had an enrollment problem. The last few years have made it worse. That’s particularly true for community colleges, where enrollment dropped 13 percent since 2019. The number was 21 percent for Black men. As…
For many U.S. medical students and residents seeking abortion training, options are scant and under threat. But doctors-in-training who plan to perform abortions say they are undeterred.
By Hannah Fingerhut, Annie Ma, Associated Press
Overall, Americans lean slightly toward expanding discussions of racism and sexuality, not cutting them back. Roughly 4 in 10 say the current approach is about right, including similar percentages across party lines.
By Amna Nawaz, Roby Chavez, Courtney Norris, Layla Quran
The month marks the holy month of Ramadan, a time of fasting and prayer for millions of Muslims in the United States. But it can also bring challenges for students and parents trying to navigate school and religious observance. NewsHour’s…
By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press
The coronavirus pandemic ushered in what may be the most rapid rise in homeschooling the U.S. has ever seen.
By Roby Chavez
Several Louisiana parents have banded together to start an email campaign asking the Louisiana Department of Education to provide accommodations for Muslim students who are fasting.
By Michael Liedtke, Associated Press
Elon Musk's huge Twitter investment took a new twist Tuesday with the filing of a lawsuit alleging that the colorful billionaire illegally delayed disclosing his big stake in the social media company so he could buy more shares at lower…
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