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August 7, 2017 '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.
August 7, 2017 •
'The oldest not-18-year-old'
July 21, 2017 Segregation's Back
People who lived through the desegregation era see their former schools fall back into segregation.
July 21, 2017 •
July 10, 2017 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.
July 10, 2017 •
What children in food deserts do during the summer
June 26, 2017 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.
June 26, 2017 •
When a diploma means more than just 'seat time'
June 12, 2017 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.
June 12, 2017 •
College is a leap of faith - and funds - for first-generation students
May 30, 2017 '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.
May 30, 2017 •
'All they wanted to do was get an education'
May 16, 2017 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?
May 16, 2017 •
Making room for poor kids at rich schools
May 2, 2017 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.
May 2, 2017 •
A public school that's just for immigrants
April 18, 2017 Is free college free?
New York's new scholarship promises free college, for a price.
April 18, 2017 •
April 4, 2017 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.
April 4, 2017 •
Kids with dyslexia are not getting what they need in American public schools
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