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Did Oregon Officials Say ‘Showing Work’ in Math Class Is White Supremacism?
  • 22 February 2021
We reached out to the Oregon Department of Education about a newsletter it sent to...
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1st Parent Agrees to Plead Guilty in College Bribery Scandal
  • 3 April 2019
The case is the biggest college admissions scheme ever prosecuted by the U.S. Justice Department.
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Did Second Lady Karen Pence Work at a School That Bans LGBT Teachers and Students?
  • 17 January 2019
The wife of Vice President Mike Pence resumed her work as an art teacher at...
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Student solving a math problem using Common Core techniques on a blackboard.
Did Ditching Common Core Cause a Florida School’s Test Results to Improve?
  • 20 March 2018
Articles criticizing the Common Core curriculum draw causal connections where none exist.
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Did a Pennsylvania Teacher Assign Math Homework That Referred to Sexual Assault?
  • 6 February 2018
Students at Pennridge High School were asked to solve algebra formulas using vignettes from the...
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The Remarkable Sabrina Pasterski
  • 27 December 2017
A viral meme about a Harvard University graduate student gets most (but not all) of...
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Does the 2017 Tax Reform Bill Help Private Schools and Hurt Public Schools?
  • 5 December 2017
The legislation grants tax breaks to families with children in private schools, while repealing deductions...
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Would the Republican Tax Plan Count Graduate Tuition Waivers as Taxable Income?
  • 5 December 2017
The House of Representatives version would, the Senate version would not.
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Did a Drag Queen in a ‘Demonic’ Outfit Read a Sexually Explicit Book to Children at a Public Library?
  • 18 October 2017
Right-wing web sites used alarmist language and false claims to describe a reading event at...
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Activist Malala Yousafzai Accepted to Study at the University of Oxford
  • 17 August 2017
The 20-year-old was shot by the Taliban at the age of 15 for agitating for...
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Betsy DeVos
Did Betsy DeVos Say History Textbooks Should Be Based on the Bible?
  • 8 March 2017
A report stating that Trump's Secretary of Education wants to exclude all information not found...
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Betsy DeVos
Meet Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Secretary of Education Nominee
  • 25 November 2016
The nomination of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education inspired an Internet meme detailing her...
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