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Three new national studies find that teachers are self-censoring at high rates, and that students and teachers are more comfortable talking about race in school than LGBTQ issues.

The 2024 U.S. presidential election will dominate conversations. Chalkbeat and The New York Times want to hear from high school students about how this moment feels inside your classrooms.

The 2024 U.S. presidential election will dominate conversations. Chalkbeat and The New York Times want to hear from high school educators about how this moment feels in your classes.

Los padres sin número de Seguro Social pueden llenar una solicitud de ayuda financiera en papel (conocida como FAFSA) en lugar de usar la versión en línea. Puede ser una buena opción si tienes que hacerlo antes de una fecha límite.

Federal officials announced a temporary solution to help students whose parents lack a Social Security number complete the FAFSA. But lawmakers say a permanent fix is needed.

By declining to hear the case, the Supreme Court leaves intact admissions policies that aim to increase diversity at selective high schools. But other legal challenges may be in store.

In ‘If You See Them,’ author Vicki Sokolik writes about educational barriers these students face, including higher rates of absenteeism and undiagnosed learning disabilities.

A paper FAFSA may be a good option for students who haven’t been able to complete the online application who have pressing financial aid submission deadlines.

Chalkbeat gets a shout-out on ‘Abbott Elementary’

A national survey of U.S. principals found that restrictions on whether eighth graders can take the gateway math class vary a lot by state.

A new analysis finds students are making up for lost learning, but some are being left behind. There’s still time for states and districts to act.

Some states may kick in extra money, but school districts will likely have to cut other programs or shrink the size of their tutoring programs to make the finances work.

Students say hands-on help has been crucial for navigating FAFSA challenges. But school counselors can’t help parents without Social Security numbers until federal officials fix a critical issue.

To truly close the digital divide, a new National Education Technology Plan calls for schools to move from passive use to active learning.

The Biden administration highlighted tutoring in Chicago and efforts to combat chronic absenteeism in Detroit as officials urged schools to do more to raise student achievement.

Dozens of states are moving to adopt the science of reading. A new report says many policies leave gaps in the quality of teacher training programs and curriculum choices.

Another 35 states have signed on to offer Summer EBT. Among them: Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. Eligible families will get $120 per child to boost their grocery budgets when school isn’t in session.