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Pandemic windfall for US schools has few strings attached

Aug. 26, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

As the federal government releases historic sums of pandemic aid to the nation’s schools, it’s urging them to dream big, to invest in seismic changes that will benefit students for generations to come. But many districts say they have more urgent problems to tackle first. ...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Aug. 18, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 17 The Hindu on the fall of Kabul and a bleak future facing Afghanistan: History came full circle on August 15 when the Taliban captured Kabul, almost 20 years...