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By Annie Ma, Associated Press, Kalyn Belsha, Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat
The national conversation on education issues such as critical race theory, school choice, teacher pay and LGBTQ+ rights is playing out in full force in Oklahoma.
By Adam Kemp
New national test results show that the pandemic spared no part of the country as it caused historic learning setbacks for America's children.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
The United Nations on Sunday called for Afghanistan's Taliban rulers to reopen schools to girls in grades 7-12, calling the anniversary of their exclusion from high school “shameful.”…
By Patrick Whittle, Associated Press
Everywhere, it seems, the return to school has been shadowed by worries of a teacher shortage.
By Sharon Lurye, Associated Press, Rebecca Griesbach, AL.com
By Taylor Swaak, The Chronicle of Higher Education
The use of data to drive decisions is a fairly new shift for many in higher education, and colleges are weighing their ability to know more than ever about their students against the ethical and privacy-related risks that come with…
A new statue unveiled Wednesday in the U.S. Capitol marks a historic first. Civil rights pioneer Mary McLeod Bethune is the first Black American to represent a state in Statuary Hall. Florida lawmakers voted to remove a statue representing a…
A new law in Florida has instituted restrictions on how schools and businesses can teach race-related concepts. The law, called the Stop Woke Act, limits instruction on critical race theory. It's the latest part of Republican Gov. Ron Desantis’ extensive…
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…
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.
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