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LATEST NEWS FROM THE NETWORK
January 26, 2024
College converts its assets into a nonprofit to help local students persist in pursuing higher education.
January 18, 2024
New study shows how people’s level of exposure to 11 anti-CRT ‘plots’ shaped their perceptions of their community’s schools.
December 11, 2023
The far-right takeover of West Bonner school district disrupted learning and prompted an exodus of students and teachers. A group of moms – many of them Republican – organized to fight back.
September 28, 2023
In New Hampshire, laws restricting K-12 instruction on ‘divisive concepts’ yet requiring students be taught about the Holocaust are colliding in the classroom.
August 14, 2023
New law expanding input from non-educators forces good but tough conversations in some districts, but sets up gridlock in others.
August 07, 2023
In two and a half years, the teacher training program has grown from 50 applicants to about 1,000, with most coming from rural areas of Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama and California.
July 18, 2023
Some states are instituting free or reduced tuition programs for Native American students, but those from tribes not recognized by the federal government don’t qualify
June 26, 2023
Low pay and limited training pushes mental health professionals away from working with young people. But amid fears of a youth mental health crisis, the U.S. government is pumping new money into programs designed to help.
May 30, 2023
A fight over prayer in schools in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, offers a glimpse into what more school districts around the country may face.
April 27, 2023
What low-income students really need is help with other expenses, such as housing, books and transportation — things free college programs don’t often cover.
April 12, 2023
In South Dakota, Oklahoma and elsewhere, educators worry new efforts to teach Native American studies could be undermined by legislation to restrict discussion of race and ethnicity.