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The Pandemic Hit the Working Class Hard. The Colleges That Serve Them Are Hurting, Too.

The community colleges largely serving low-income, Black and Latino students are reeling, and experts worry that inequality in education will increase.

April 2, 2021 | New York Times
As Pandemic Upends Teaching, Fewer Students Want to Pursue It

Disruptions to education during the pandemic are turning people away from a profession that was already struggling to attract new recruits.

March 27, 2021 | New York Times
‘When Normal Life Stopped’: College Essays Reflect a Turbulent Year

This year’s admissions essays became a platform for high school seniors to reflect on the pandemic, race and loss.

March 17, 2021 | New York Times
Los Angeles Schools and Teachers’ Union Agree to Reopen Classrooms

The nation’s second-largest school district is expected to start offering in-person instruction to elementary school and high-need students in about six weeks.

March 9, 2021 | New York Times
‘I Was So Nervous’: Back to Class After a Year Online

Students and families share their experiences as schools begin to reopen around the country.

March 9, 2021 | New York Times
Teens on a Year That Changed Everything

In words, images and video, teens across the United States show us how they have met life's challenges in the midst of a pandemic.

March 7, 2021 | New York Times
A College Program for Disadvantaged Teens Could Shake Up Elite Admissions

An education program is immersing underprivileged students in Ivy League classes, and the students’ success has raised questions about how elite university gatekeepers determine college prospects.

February 19, 2021 | New York Times