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Education Reform news and analysis from The Nation
July 29, 2021
Bob Moses: The Fullness of the Man
More reflections on the passing of “a straight cat.”
Charles M. Payne
July 21, 2021
Texan Republican Cancel Culture Targets the Teachings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Why did Texas senators vote to drop Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech and “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” from school curriculums?
June 18, 2021
Un-Critical Race Theory
What if CRT’s conservative critics actually got what they want?
June 15, 2021
What’s Joe Biden’s Plan for Education?
Rather than forge a new path, so far Biden has simply dusted off the tired playbook employed by centrist administrations from George H.W. Bush to Barack Obama.
Jennifer C. Berkshire
June 2, 2021
The Hidden Burden of Parenting and Teaching From Home
The pandemic showed me the weakness of our safety net.
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May 7, 2021
The Last Laugh
Scene, Not Seen. Scenes from our series “The Greater Quiet” for the week of May 3.
May 5, 2021
Student Debt Is Devastating American Families—Here’s How
Advocates collected thousands of responses from borrowers across the country, and their stories show just how debilitating student debt has become.
April 26, 2021
¿Quiere arreglar la brecha racial de riqueza? Comience cancelando la deuda estudiantil.
Quiero imaginar un futuro mejor, al igual que lo hicieron mis padres. Pero no debería venir con ataduras abrumadoras.
April 26, 2021
Want to Fix the Racial Wealth Gap? Start By Canceling Student Debt.
I want to imagine a better future, just as my parents did. But it shouldn’t come with overwhelming strings attached.
April 22, 2021
Platforms Like Canvas Play Fast and Loose With Students’ Data
Many universities have yet to reckon with the data justice implications of learning technologies—now, with online learning the norm, these practices deserve more scrutiny.