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How evangelicals are taking advantage of publicly funded spaces.

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The president’s plan to make two years of community college free for some students could solve some of higher education’s most intractable problems.

In The Tyranny of the Meritocracy, Lani Guinier argues that the SATs have become “accurate reflectors of wealth and little else.”

When a parent is sent to prison, a child’s life is derailed, leaving schools to pick up the pieces.

Tune in to a live panel moderated by Chris Hayes on Sunday, October 5, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST.

Venture capitalists and for-profit firms are salivating over the exploding $788.7 billion market in K-12 education. What does this mean for public school students?

Overcoming years of tensions and divisions, parents and teachers are linking arms to save public schools.

In Philadelphia, education reformers got everything they wanted. Look where the city’s schools are now.

Charters were supposed to be laboratories for innovation. Instead, they are stunningly opaque.

Her charter schools get outstanding performance reports—which leave out some salient facts.

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What are Nation interns reading the week of 1/22/15?

January 23, 2015

At the turn of Dr. King’s birthday, the struggle for freedom rolls on.

January 16, 2015

Obama's initiative is a step forward, but community colleges and the students they teach need much more: an end to the disinvestment of our public education system.

January 12, 2015

Ohio State and Oregon will play for the college football title, with little regard for the effect on their academic mission.

January 12, 2015

From the classrooms to the streets, the movement keeps growing.

December 22, 2014

At the University of Oregon, campus organizing took on a new meaning when graduate workers went on the picket line.

December 12, 2014

From Ferguson to Staten Island, a youth uprising.

December 11, 2014

Protests on the NYU campus in the wake of the Eric Garner non-indictment spark debates on social media about race and privilege.

December 10, 2014

At a Senate hearing, Kirsten Gillibrand says that “survivors have lost trust in law enforcement”—but can they trust their colleges either?

December 10, 2014

What are interns reading for the week of 12/05/14?

December 5, 2014