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By Vic Pasquantonio
Author Kenneth C. Davis examines another deadly effect of World War I: the spread of the Spanish flu.
By Gretchen Frazee
Voters with college degrees and higher incomes appear to be souring on President Donald Trump, a shift that could hurt Republican candidates in the midterm elections.
By Rusul Alrubail
To be a better teacher of the meaning of empathy, it helps to use the same tools of technology that young people are using.
By Hari Sreenivasan
Maine, land of lobsters and lighthouses, is also the nation’s oldest state. With a median age of 43, roughly a third of its population is in or approaching retirement. To counter its aging workforce, the state is attempting to attract…
By Laura Santhanam
There were no lights, air conditioning or working toilets when Natalia Merced returned to her dorm room at the University of Puerto Rico in late October, a month after Hurricane Maria struck the island. Classes had resumed at the university’s…
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
Since the Great Recession, a growing number of school districts have downsized the school week from five days to four. With our partner Education Week, special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza traveled to Bayard, New Mexico, to visit a school district that…
By Beth Murphy
Drought is drying up farms across Afghanistan, cracking the earth and threatening the only way of life the majority has ever known. It's in the fields where a new war is being waged between two forces the people can't control:…
By John Yang
A study suggesting the benefits of pre-K may not be long-lasting has sparked debate in Tennessee, where proposals for state-funded, universal programs are an issue in this year's governor's race. What’s behind the finding, and what are the keys to…
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
Washington's school system has gone from a point of pride to perhaps the largest public embarrassment of Mayor Muriel Bowser's tenure.
By Paul Solman
The spread of education across developing nations is transforming global inequalities and playing a key role in closing the gender gap. Economics correspondent Paul Solman sits down with economist Surjit Bhalla and sociologist Ravinder Kaur to discuss Bhalla’s book, “The…
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