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The scandal represents a new extreme of a flawed system that benefits wealthy families.
New efforts at collecting school-level data could eventually give researchers a more universal measurement of school funding progressivity.
Women make up a growing share of the college-educated population but are still paid less than men for similar work.
Research on school choice programs shows limited effects on achievement but positive effects on college enrollment.
Students of color must often choose between attending lower-priced institutions or taking on more debt.
On Monday, President Trump signed an executive order aiming to ensure America's leadership in artificial intelligence.
Nearly all states allocate money to local school districts using an education funding formula.
Whether a student receives a free or reduced-price lunch may no longer be the best indicator of whether a student is from a low-income family.
For parents in states that are expanding work requirements, the inability to seek education and training can have serious repercussions.
The Higher Education Act does not govern K–12 education, but it does affect teacher preparation programs.

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