education

Hacking

Teen Security Researcher Suspended for Exposing Vulnerabilities in His School’s Software

Another vulnerability that Bill Demirkapi found impacted 5,000 schools.
Joseph Cox
8.9.19
school lunch

New Trump Food Stamp Rules Could Kick Entire Schools off Free Meals

The change at the Department of Agriculture could impact millions of children attending thousands of schools in poor districts.
Morgan Baskin
8.8.19
money-scams

Rich Families Are Legally Separating from Their Kids to Pay Less for College

It's the latest tactic the wealthy use to game the system.
Allie Conti
7.30.19
poverty

School District that Threatened Parents over Kids’ Lunch Debt: "It Did Work"

School officials told parents with lunch debt that their kids could ultimately be placed in foster care if they didn't pay up.
Kelly Vinett
7.22.19
personal finance

Here Are All Your Student Debt Questions Answered in One Place

What happens to your debt when you die? And is refinancing ever a good option?
Allie Conti
7.9.19
democratic debates

Millennial Candidates Flex Their Relatability: I, Too, Have College Debt

But Swalwell and Buttigieg split over what to do about the student debt crisis.
Morgan Baskin
6.28.19
LGBTQ rights

The Far Right Is Doxxing and Threatening Drag Queen Story Hour. These Queens Won’t Be Stopped.

A SWAT team recently had to stand guard outside a library while Tirrany Hex read aloud “Not All Princesses Wear Pink.”
Tess Owen
6.27.19
tech-power

Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Prisoners How to Code

Oregon prisons have banned dozens of books about technology and programming, like 'Microsoft Excel 2016 for Dummies,' citing security reasons. The state isn't alone.
Madeleine Gregory
6.21.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Ken Burns Is Trying to Save This Liberal Arts College — Before it Dies

With a staggering $65,000 annual price tag, the market has been unfriendly to Hampshire College.
Pieter Colpaert
Lee Doyle
6.18.19
MARIJUANA

How Colorado Spent Its $1 Billion in Weed Money

Since 2014, the Marijuana Tax Cash Fund has largely gone toward education.
Emma Ockerman
6.13.19
Student debt

The Pell Grant Program Has an $8 Billion Surplus. Here's Why You Still Have So Much College Debt.

President Trump wants to raid the grant program to send Americans back to the moon.
Alex Lubben
6.7.19
identity-race

Black Children at White Schools Are More Likely to Be Told They Have a Learning Disability

Disability classifications in the U.S. are subjective and inconsistent, and prone to bias based on context.
Shayla Love
5.30.19
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