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Analysis and reporting on America's schools, from kindergarten to college.

Is public school as we know it ending?

The Asian penalty in college admissions is still here — even without affirmative action

How to take advantage of Biden’s new student loan relief plan

Florida’s restrictive sex ed rules are causing back-to-school mayhem

The new “science of reading” movement, explained

DeSantis is still standing by Florida’s revisionist Black history

Is it defamation to point out scientific research fraud?

The White House should admit that student debt forgiveness isn’t happening

Affirmative action for white college applicants is still here

How the Supreme Court put itself in charge of the executive branch

Teachers are striking for more than just pay raises

Biden’s new plan to forgive $39 billion in student loans, explained

The difficult reality of restarting student loan payments, in 5 charts

The Supreme Court’s lawless, completely partisan student loans decision, explained

The SCOTUS decision on affirmative action in colleges, explained

Can college diversity survive the end of affirmative action?

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The Supreme Court effectively ends affirmative action

The “anti-intellectual attack” on higher ed will take years to undo

A guide to Ron DeSantis’s most extreme policies in Florida

The latest book ban target: Amanda Gorman’s poem from the Biden inauguration

The Republican plan to take over school boards may be backfiring

An economist spent decades arguing money wouldn’t help schools. His new paper finds it usually does.

The rising Republican movement to defund public libraries

The SATs are: a) dying; b) already dead; c) alive and well; d) here forever

Florida is slimming down its plan to take on “woke” colleges — but not by much

Ron DeSantis’s war on “woke” in Florida schools, explained

Why we should run elite college admissions like a lottery

The massive Los Angeles public school worker strike, explained

A new Supreme Court case could be the most important transgender rights decision ever

America’s school lunch crisis

You probably won’t get any student loan relief, thanks to a GOP-controlled Supreme Court

Progress Report: America’s Schools

Nobody knows what the point of homework is

The racist idea that changed American education

Conservatives’ war on emotions in the classroom

America’s after-school afterthought

The other long Covid: The damage done to a generation of schoolchildren

This Penn professor has been offending minorities for years. Will tenure save her?

The Supreme Court showdown over Biden’s student debt relief program, explained

The controversy over AP African American studies, explained

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