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Students walk to Tamaqua Area High School in Tamaqua, Pa., Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Parents are going to court to block the Pennsylvania school district from allowing teachers to carry guns in school. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
College admissions and privilege
Paul Tough discusses his new book, "The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Break Us," which examines inequities in college admissions system.
Air Date: September 12, 2019 10:00 am
How soon is too soon for campus shooter alerts?
After the university sent an alert based on an unverified report of a shooter, students understandably freaked out. Did Villanova jump the gun or follow best practices?
Air Date: September 12, 2019
N.J. teachers don’t mirror racial, gender makeup of student population, report says
A report from New Jersey Policy Perspective, a progressive think tank, says the state’s teaching workforce does not resemble the state’s student body.
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