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By Thaisi Da Silva
This summer, 20 talented young storytellers from 11 states will gather in the nation’s capital to help build the future of public media.
By PBS NewsHour
Public schools in Los Angeles have experienced rapid change in the last decade, and graduation rates for the city’s 80,000 special needs students have nearly doubled since 2003. But greater transitions lie ahead: the district plans to transfer these students…
Across the U.S., many schools have taken full advantage of online learning opportunities. But that’s not so easy for the nearly 10 percent of all students who come from rural areas with inadequate infrastructure. New changes to an FCC program…
By Christina A. Samuels, Education Week
A Pennsylvania school district roiled by controversy has found a path back to trust: a volunteer effort that has supported dozens of parents of students who have disabilities.
By Eric Strommer
Even though the water crisis is beyond all reason and should have never come to pass, our students and families are finding ways to get through.
Detroit's public schools have been in financial decline for more than a decade as their enrollment plummeted. Now on the brink of insolvency, the district is confronted with decrepit buildings, a chronic lack of resources and fed up teachers who…
By Kenya Downs
More African-Americans are earning college degrees than ever before. But a new study shows they're over-represented in majors that lead to low-paying jobs.
Children in Oklahoma don't wait for kindergarten to begin public education; there's preschool for anyone who wants it. While costly, the government program has been hailed for the long-term benefits and has become a national model. Special correspondent Cat Wise…
By Lillian Mongeau, The Hechinger Report
Oklahomans trend conservative, yet they’ve embraced free, universal early education.
By Catherine Gewertz, Education Week
New laws are giving students who never passed their state's required high school exit exams another chance to graduate.
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