Department of Energy Website f...

Feb 20, 2017 by

Effort meant to inform younger generations about energy and the environment sees sentences reworked and pie charts eliminated. Almost...

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DeVos’ Code Words for Creation...

Feb 3, 2017 by

Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s pick as secretary of education, has funded groups that champion “intelligent design,” a sophisticated...

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How Europe Left Itself Open to...

Oct 19, 2016 by

The ISIS attacks on France and Belgium exposed weaknesses in Europe’s approach to borders and information sharing that counterterror...

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Hacking the American College A...

Sep 1, 2016 by

by Annie Waldman – In recent years, foreign students have streamed into American universities, their numbers nearly doubling in...

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Median Income Is Down, But Pub...

Aug 26, 2016 by

From 2000 to 2014, the average cost of in-state tuition and fees for public colleges in America rose 80 percent. by Fan Fei...

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The Dig: Is Your School’s Plan...

Jul 25, 2016 by

School districts create roadmaps to help special needs kids thrive. But parents need to dig to find out if they’re working. by T....

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Why Liberal New York City’s Sc...

Jun 29, 2016 by

by Heather Vogell – New York City’s public schools are among the most segregated in the country – a fact that flies in the face...

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Feed Me, Pharma: More Evidence...

Jun 21, 2016 by

A third study shows an association between physician drug choices and their interactions with the pharmaceutical industry. by Charles...

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Uncovering the Stark Dispariti...

May 19, 2016 by

by Annie Waldman – Why do many school districts fail to meet the needs of their students? One commonly cited response is our...

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Mexico Finds It Easier to Focu...

Apr 27, 2016 by

Experts accuse the Mexican government of thwarting its investigation of a student massacre and torturing suspects, but the top story...

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Attorneys General Come Down on...

Apr 12, 2016 by

Citing ProPublica’s reporting, twelve attorneys general called on the federal Department of Education to revoke the recognition of...

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How a For-Profit College Targe...

Mar 20, 2016 by

Newly released emails and PowerPoints show first-hand Corinthian Colleges’ predatory practices. by Annie Waldman – Perhaps you...

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Kids Get Hurt at Residential S...

Dec 17, 2015 by

Some residential programs for kids have settled on better ways to handle children. But the best practices are almost entirely...

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Debt by Degrees

Nov 7, 2015 by

Which Colleges Help Poor Students Most? by Sisi Wei and Annie Waldman – New data from the U.S. Department of Education shows in...

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When Students Become Patients,...

Oct 23, 2015 by

University students have less privacy for their campus health records than they would have if they sought care off campus. Schools...

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How to Investigate Student Deb...

Oct 14, 2015 by

Here are five stories you can do using ProPublica’s interactive database, Debt by Degrees. Each one comes complete with...

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Behind Debt by Degrees: How Ca...

Sep 29, 2015 by

by Cynthia Gordy – Earlier this month, ProPublica released Debt by Degrees, a first-of-its-kind interactive database that lets...

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New Data Reveals Stark Gaps in...

Sep 25, 2015 by

For the first time ever, the public can see the graduation rates for Pell Grant recipients at over 1,000 schools. by Annie Waldman...

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New York City’s pre-K pr...

Sep 22, 2015 by

By Marcelo Rochabrun – Mayor Bill de Blasio’s universal pre-K program has seen registrations increase by 12,000 children...

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