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How targeted internships are helping students and nonprofits get through the pandemic

Colleges find ways to keep opportunities for students alive that are also helping communities recover.

April 22, 2021 | Hechinger Report
The power of unfair standardized tests is finally, thankfully diminishing

Colleges do not need test scores to make good admissions decisions, argues Andrew Palumbo.

April 19, 2021 | Hechinger Report
As we eye post-pandemic life, it’s time to unclog the pipeline between education and work

Connecting learners, educators and employers promotes a more prosperous future.

April 14, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Let’s change our approach to traditionally overlooked students

There is no shortage of potential new students if colleges widen their recruitment efforts to focus on traditionally overlooked candidates — including those who might dismiss college due to financial need or academic performance.

April 12, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Even as colleges pledge to improve, share of engineering and math graduates who are Black declines

The supply of Black scientists, engineers and mathematicians is flat or falling even as demand goes up.

April 12, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Pandemic reduces number of high school students taking dual enrollment courses

The trend could make college cost more and take longer, assuming that students even go.

April 3, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Here’s how to make sure low-income high school graduates don’t put off college indefinitely

Ideas for helping those who deferred college due to the pandemic

March 25, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Schooling has changed forever. Here’s what will stay when things go back to normal

Educators were forced to think big when schools were thrust into crisis, and not just about how to use technology.

March 16, 2021 | Hechinger Report