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President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, in Washington. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona listens at right.

Biden Announces Student Loan Forgiveness

“Akin to sending a check,” one scholar said
Police walk near Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.

What Can Be Done About School Shootings?

Information-sharing is a better approach than target-hardening, researchers say

Lucy Calkins Adjusts, and the Press Takes Notice

New York Times scrutinizes Columbia Teachers College reading and writing guru
Autumn Looijen and Siva Raj had no funding or political experience when the effort began to recall board members and reopen schools.

San Francisco Voters Overwhelmingly Vote to Recall Three School Board Members

More than 70 percent favor ouster after focus on renaming rather than reopening
A security camera mounted on a wall

Cameras in the Classroom

Iowa, Florida lawmakers introduce bills
Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho has ridden the wave of increased school choice in Florida.

Los Angeles Chooses Carvalho as Next Superintendent of Schools

Championed choice in Miami-Dade, with “top-tier” results
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The Four-Day Schoolweek Makes a Return

“Parents are furious,” the New York Times reports.

Baby Bust

The 2020 Census makes newly relevant a column that anticipated the findings
U.S. Supreme Court

In the News: Supreme Court May Hear Case about Off-Campus Student Speech

Pennsylvania high school made a "snap judgment" about cheerleader's social-media activity

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