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The Coronavirus Crisis

A Bold Pitch To Boost School Funding For The Nation's Most Vulnerable Students

A new report proposes a radical solution to America's school funding inequities: Leave district lines in place, but spread the wealth.

Willie Johnson, right, a resident of senior housing, gets tested for COVID-19 in Paterson, N.J., Friday, May 8. Seth Wenig / AP hide caption

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How Paterson, N.J., Has Traced Nearly 90% Of Its Coronavirus Cases

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Writer and activist Larry Kramer, here in 1989, was an unapologetically loud and irrepressible voice in the fight against AIDS. Sara Krulwich/Getty Images hide caption

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Larry Kramer, Pioneering AIDS Activist And Writer, Dies At 84

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Illustrator Kirk Reedstrom says his life began to feel surreal when his state imposed quarantine measures. Kirk Reedstrom hide caption

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'Quaranzines' Bring Readers Together Despite Distancing

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