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In the wake of Ferguson, policymakers need to pay more attention to the challenges that community violence pose for teenagers and young adults.
The traditional college experience is increasingly available only to a privileged few.
Just 9 percent of schools account for almost half of gunfire incidents within 1,000 feet of school buildings, a new study finds.
Racial disparities in medical schools and professions persist. But a storefront medical school in Harlem is working toward a solution.
The key is collaboration between school systems, community colleges, and employers.
Starting this fall, academically underprepared students at Florida's public universities no longer have to take classes designed to help them catch up.
Black kids in Ferguson are underrepresented in gifted-and-talented classes but overrepresented among those suspended or arrested at school.
The Next America explores the political, economic and social impacts of profound racial and cultural change facing our nation. On Monday, it features education coverage. Email us with ideas and feedback.