The governor agreed to halve his proposed budget cuts. But the school system still stands to lose $70 million.
Public schools’ dependence on local property taxes means some districts get isolated from the financial resources in their communities.
But it will take more than just talk to fix America’s schools.
When families try to game higher education, the neediest students suffer the most.
But no one can agree on just how many. Now lawmakers are introducing a bill to change that.
Many 2020 Democrats agree that school segregation is a significant problem, but not all of them want the federal government to step in.
And university budgets are suffering as a result.
Paying for college is becoming more difficult. So is justifying the full-freight cost of some private institutions.
The college-completion gap between rural and urban residents is widening.
And the country’s
The senator, alongside Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, announced legislation to cancel all student-loan debt and make college debt-free.
The issue makes the occasional blip in the national conversation. Yet in communities that have been fighting inequality for generations, it is more like the steady thumping of a drum.
Thirty years ago, the reverend made reparations for slavery core to his presidential campaigns. Now he’s watching as the House grapples with a proposal to study their feasibility.
The college has rescinded an admissions offer to Kyle Kashuv, a Parkland survivor and conservative activist.
At Sidwell Friends, the high school of Chelsea Clinton and the Obama children, college counselors find themselves besieged by Ivy-obsessed families.
In just over a decade, Democratic Party leaders have gone from advocating modest increases in Pell grants to pushing for large-scale debt cancellation.
Violence in the spring of 1969 marred the commencement festivities for that year’s North Carolina A&T graduates. This year, they finally got to celebrate.
The restaurant’s contest to pay off student loans is the latest offer to treat the idea of debt relief as a sweepstakes that only a lucky few can win.
Rich kids are enrolled in college at three times the rate of poor kids.
The Massachusetts senator is betting big on higher-education funding.