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Why Getting Cops Out of Schools Is Good News for Black and Hispanic Students

36% of elementary schools and 65% of high schools in the U.S. have police officers on site, but the tide may be changing.

In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel attends an event in Clawson, Mich. A Michigan judge has struck down a new requirement that makes it harder to initiate ballot drives by limiting the number of signatures that can be counted from a single congressional district. Nessel previously said the 15% limit and other portions of the law are unconstitutional. State election officials are complying with her opinion, but appellate courts will have the final say. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
DeVos’ Rules ‘Water Down’ Campus Sexual Misconduct Protections. Michigan Is Suing Her For It.

The Trump Administration's habit of rolling back Obama-era policies has made it harder for survivors of college sexual misconduct to seek justice.

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Teachers Union: Politicians Want to ‘Sacrifice the Kids’ by Reopening Schools Without Help

The president of the National Education Association says schools need federal guidance and funding in order to reopen safely.

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This Is Why Your Child’s Crumbling School Building Hasn’t Been Repaired

The majority of U.S. public school districts need to make significant building repairs to their schools, but lack the funding to do so, a new study reports.

Cancel Student Debt During COVID-19? It Could Happen.

Student debt cancellation has grown in both popularity and political viability over the past year, and particularly so amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Here’s What Will Happen If the Trump Administration Doesn’t Provide Aid to States

Unless the Trump administration steps in, every single American may soon find their local governments forced to cut essential services such as education, housing, and health programs.

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They Had a Plan for Their Future. Then Coronavirus Happened.

Millions of college seniors are graduating into an economy that is collapsing at rates not seen since the Great Depression.