$5.8 billion in student loans will be forgiven for disabled borrowers

  • September 1, 2021
by Sasha Chavkin, ProPublica. This story was originally published by ProPublica. The Education Department will forgive $5.8 billion in student…
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Some Indiana schools aren’t reporting COVID cases even as pediatric hospitalizations spike

  • August 30, 2021
By Aleksandra Appleton, Chalkbeat Indiana Some Indiana schools aren’t reporting COVID cases as pediatric hospitalizations spike was originally published by…
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‘We’re looking ahead’: More schools are requiring masks and vaccines

  • August 25, 2021
By Matt Barnum In just a week, more than a dozen of the country’s large urban school districts have shifted…
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Secret IRS files show the ultrawealthy gained BIGLY with Trump’s ‘big, beautiful tax cut’

  • August 11, 2021
by Justin Elliott and Robert Faturechi, ProPublica. This story was originally published by ProPublica. In November 2017, with the administration…
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Climate fueled destruction circles the globe

  • August 2, 2021
In recent days, now-houseless survivors of Oregon’s Bootleg Fire surveyed their incinerated communities, dozens huddled in a Colorado tunnel seeking…
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COVID’s toll: National test scores show slowed progress in math and reading, wider gaps

  • July 30, 2021
By Matt Barnum, Chalkbeat A pandemic that reshaped American society and disrupted more than a year of schooling also slowed…
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Biden reversed a lot of Trump’s harsh immigration policy. Deportations are happening anyway.

  • July 28, 2021
by Dara Lind, ProPublica. This story was originally published by ProPublica. Days after he took office, President Joe Biden started…
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Millions of energy jobs will be created by hitting climate targets

  • July 28, 2021
Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement would create 8 million jobs by 2050, a new analysis published in the…
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‘The biggest fraud wave in U.S. history’: Unemployment insurance fraud exploded during the pandemic

  • July 26, 2021
By Cezary Podkul, ProPublica. This story was originally published by ProPublica. A Bronx man allegedly received $1.5 million in just…
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Restrictions on teaching about racism and bias have multiplied across the U.S.

  • July 23, 2021
By Cathryn Stout and Gabrielle LaMarr LeMee, Chalkbeat Over the last several months, officials nationwide have raced to enact new…
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