March 2014

College tuition getting more expensive for those who can afford it the least

As universities and colleges increase their tuition, a larger share of it is falling on the lowest-income students and their families. Those are among the findings of an investigation by The Hechinger Report, the Dallas Morning News, and the Education Writers Association, which used federal data to show that lower-income and working-class students at private colleges […]

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Interview: Sarah Butrymowicz on Common Core roll out

Hechinger Report staff writer Sarah Butrymowicz took part in a podcast with Bloomberg Radio this week about the Common Core State Standards. She joined Erin Richards of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Andrew Ujifusa of EdWeek to discuss: 1. Are the controversial new standards in trouble? 2. How is their roll out affecting classrooms around […]

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