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'I never want to be in a neighborhood where I'm shot at again'

A first-generation college graduate reflects on moving up America's class ladder.

Are America's colleges promoting social mobility?

Economists dig into the data to understand which schools are doing the most to help revive the American Dream.

Schools prove soft targets for hackers

Cybersecurity is a growing concern as schools collect an increasing amount of data on students.

High schools push few students with disabilities to consider college

Most students with disabilities can make it to and through college, but are hindered by low expectations.

Is the trauma of training for a school shooter worth it?

Most American students practice "active shooter" drills in school. Less than one in a million of them will need it.

A college degree, or your money back

A growing number of colleges and universities are guaranteeing a job after graduation.

Overwhelmed by student debt, many low-income students drop out

Almost a third of Americans who take out loans to pay for college don't get a degree.

High school football makes a comeback in New Orleans

Charter schools cut football to win minds. Now to win hearts, they're bringing it back.

Nearly 1 in 5 female college students are single moms

Struggling to juggle school, work and child care, most of them won't make it to graduation.

History of civil rights movement gets short shrift in Mississippi classrooms

Despite efforts to require lessons on civil rights, outdated textbooks indicate little has changed.

History of civil rights movement gets short shrift in Mississippi classrooms

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