Education


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This Navajo School District and Its Students Are Fighting to Bring Back Normal

The risk of returning to class is greater on the reservation, and the price of keeping schools closed is steeper. One student runs 85 feet up a hill every morning, just to get a cellphone signal so he can call in his attendance. Another moved to Phoenix by himself, after his only parent died of...

According to data from the US Department of Education, students with disabilities and Black students are disproportionately subjected to restraints and seclusion in schools.
House Democrats Call for a Ban on Restraints and Seclusion in Schools

Data from the US Department of Education, reveals that students with disabilities and Black students are disproportionately affected by the practices.

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‘This Is Trauma’: Latino Children Face Mental Health Struggles During Pandemic

Researchers and social workers say Hispanic children may be especially vulnerable to emotional struggles, and the ramifications could be long-lasting.

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Equal Pay, Health Care, and Access: What a Biden Presidency Means for Women

The champion for equal rights is getitng ready to launch his bold, comprehensive plan to further women's economic and physical security.

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After the DeVos and Trump Years, Having Jill Biden as First Lady Is a Huge Deal for Teachers Everywhere

“Having Dr. Biden in the White House could mean the world to public education in this country, including community colleges."

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos arrives for an event in the State Dining room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Washington. A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the Education Department to move forward with new rules governing how schools and universities respond to complaints of sexual assault. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
All the Bad Betsy DeVos Policies Biden Is About to Rip Up

The Biden administration can reverse controversial decisions on how colleges adjudicate sexual assault cases, reopening schools during COVID, and quickly examining fraudulent student loans.

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Wear Your Mask to Keep Arizona Kids in School

Education leaders are worried that unsafe holiday gatherings could lead to a rise in COVID-19 transmissions and potential school closures