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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a plan to make the state’s public colleges and universities free for families earning less than $125,000.
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It’s unclear whether the Trump administration will also see the issue as a matter of civil rights.
A new report suggests most graduates don’t find the current offerings very helpful.
The economist James Heckman argues in a new paper that early-childhood education should commence at the very beginning of life.
A new study suggests what a toddler sees plays a major role.
A small private school in western Massachusetts has launched a network of tuition-free early colleges across the country.
A campaign to encourage brain development is using parks to deliver its message to children and their caregivers.
The prominent Michigan philanthropist is an ardent supporter of charter schools.
It’s not clear how far colleges would or could go to stop the deportation of students.
Many teachers are using the election and its outcome to explain America's history and politics to students.
Teachers comforted scared students and reassured others that they wouldn’t be ostracized for supporting the president-elect.
The president-elect supports school vouchers and scaling back the government’s role in student lending.
Many African American educators say they don’t feel respected or empowered at their schools.
Some children commute from Mexico to the U.S. on a daily basis, a process that Donald Trump’s candidacy complicates.