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By Kelly Field, The Hechinger Report
The pandemic has underscored racial injustices in education. These Black and Asian families say they want those issues fixed before they return to the classroom.
By Eveline Chao, The Hechinger Report
With a growing consensus that some sectors of the economy face a shortage of qualified workers, employers are paying entry-level workers to learn on the job.
By Levi Pulkkinen, The Hechinger Report
International tech workers, fed up with immigration delays, political uncertainty and anti-Asian bias, are leaving the United States to return to increasingly vibrant startup sectors in their home countries. One solution? Better educating American students in math and science.
Schools looking to shore up students’ skills after pandemic-related shutdowns turn to summer school and enrichment programs — but there’s no guarantee kids will attend or that gains will last into fall and beyond.
By Jo Napolitano, The Hechinger Report
By Melissa B. Taboada, The Hechinger Report
Amid higher dropout rates, a professor in Texas redoubles her efforts to lead students to success.
By Amadou Diallo, The Hechinger Report
Many after-school programs, which provide both enrichment and child care, have gone out of business. Others went remote and still others became full-day child care programs. None had much guidance or support…
By Melba Newsome, The Hechinger Report
The proportion of graduates with degrees in science and engineering who are Black is flat or down, even as demand for workers in those high-paying fields grows at double the rate of other occupations. And Covid-19 pandemic trends appear to…
By Kavitha Cardoza, The Hechinger Report
Children dealing with their own issues also bear the frustration and fears of the adults closest to them…
By Alina Tugend, The Hechinger Report
When Worcester Polytechnic Institute wanted to attract more Black, Hispanic and female students, it became the first nationally ranked science university to make the ACT and SAT standardized tests optional for admission.
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