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'The oldest not-18-year-old'

A descendant of slaves sold to save Georgetown University in 1838 will be a member of this year's freshman class — at age 63.

Segregation's Back

People who lived through the desegregation era see their former schools fall back into segregation.

What children in food deserts do during the summer

There are millions of kids in America who the USDA considers "food insecure" — they live in households without regular access to nutritious food. For them, school feeding programs are essential.

When a diploma means more than just 'seat time'

A state law says Maine high school students have to prove they have mastered specific skills to get a diploma.

College is a leap of faith - and funds - for first-generation students

At a public charter school in Boston, students spend years preparing to go to college. But paying for it is another story.

'All they wanted to do was get an education'

Thirty-five years ago, four immigrant families won a landmark Supreme Court case that protects the rights of children in the United States to attend public schools, whether they have papers or not.

Making room for poor kids at rich schools

A new study shows selective colleges could bring in many more talented low-income students. So why don't they?

A public school that's just for immigrants

English learners are the least likely to graduate from high school when compared to other groups of students. There's a new high school in Bowling Green, Kentucky, that's trying to help new immigrant students beat the odds.

Is free college free?

New York's new scholarship promises free college, for a price.

Kids with dyslexia are not getting what they need in American public schools

A mother and her dyslexic daughter tell their story. It's a preview of an upcoming documentary from APM Reports.

Kids with dyslexia are not getting what they need in American public schools

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