Education


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Why Getting Cops Out of Schools Is Good News for Black and Hispanic Students

36% of elementary schools and 65% of high schools in the U.S. have police officers on site, but the tide may be changing.

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Americana of the Week: This Texan Is on a Mission to Make Sure Latino and Black Students Succeed

In a system where 97% of students are Latino and Black, Nella García Urban designs academic programs to give equal opportunity for underserved kids to succeed.

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Racism In Our Education System Must Be Torn Down. Here’s How You Can Demand It.

With 1 in 3 public school students projected to be Hispanic in the near future, Latino parents and leaders must demand an anti-racist education for all.

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A Landmark Case Just Affirmed Reading Is a Right. Here’s How It Will Affect Disadvantaged Communities.

Is this Michigan case ruling a big win for students of color – who are systematically deprived of an excellent education?

Cancel Student Debt During COVID-19? It Could Happen.

Student debt cancellation has grown in both popularity and political viability over the past year, and particularly so amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Rethinking Your College Plans? Against All Odds Latino Students Must Stay The Course.

Without money and fearful of COVID-19 infections, students are turning away from going to college at alarming rates, leading some institutions to close for good.

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Tom Hanks And The Obamas Bring the Commencement Right to Students

Politicians and celebrities are encouraging Class of 2020 — perhaps the most resilient in recent history — through virtual graduation ceremonies.