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Many left behind in this recovery have something in common: No college degree

The latest hiring numbers show encouraging signs that women are returning to the labor force, but major struggles remain for men and women without college degrees.

April 22, 2021 | Washington Post
The missing students of the pandemic

A California school official searches his district for the hundreds left behind by covid-19

March 21, 2021 | Washington Post
What I Learned During the Pandemic

17 students share thoughts on their schools, their teachers, their families, and their countries.

March 16, 2021 | Washington Post
The futility of standardized testing in a crazy pandemic year

Wayne Au, professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington at Bothell, argues against standardized testing during distance learning and COVID-19.

March 16, 2021 | Washington Post
How the pandemic is reshaping education

The coronavirus pandemic upended almost every aspect of school at once. It was not just the move from classrooms to computer screens. It tested basic ideas about instruction, attendance, testing, funding, the role of technology and the human connections that hold it all together. A year later, a rethinking is underway, with a growing sense that some changes may last.

March 15, 2021 | Washington Post
Community colleges at a crossroads: Enrollment is plummeting, but political clout is growing

Community colleges have been facing a devastating enrollment decline. However, they now have an ally in the White House in Dr. Jill Biden.

March 2, 2021 | Washington Post