Focusing assistance on those who have been particularly affected by the pandemic could help buy time to implement a permanent solution.
New research finds that any reduction in K–12 funding harms students’ academic and labor market outcomes.
Evidence shows canceling student debt outright is a weak strategy for fiscal stimulus.
Parents of young children with disabilities are experiencing higher rates of stress, depression, and anxiety than other parents.
The legacy of racism may be more visible during the pandemic, but it operates all the time, making it harder for Black and brown children to succeed in school and learn at home.
New data show that Black and Hispanic students are overrepresented at less selective public and private colleges and drastically underrepresented at more selective institutions.
Data show students without internet or computer access are already behind academically.
By helping students pay their tuition next year, the federal government can help make sure more of them are able to make the investment on which their futures depend.
The COVID-19 crisis puts into stark relief the fragility of the system for the students with most need.