Lack of a Vaccine Mandate Becomes Competitive Advantage in Hospital Staffing Wars

In the rural northeastern corner of Missouri, Scotland County Hospital has been so low on staff that it sometimes had to turn away patients amid a surge in covid-19 cases. The national... Read more »

Newark students struggled on college-readiness tests amid COVID, data shows

Just 1 in 4 Newark high schoolers who took the Advanced Placement tests passed this year, and the average SAT math score was 472 out of a possible 800. The test scores,... Read more »

National Republicans zero in on South Texas congressional race to oust Vicente Gonzalez

National Republicans are zeroing in on Texas’ 15th Congressional District as their top battleground here in 2022 — an opportunity to show the GOP can make inroads in South Texas on its... Read more »

New Hampshire sued over federal jobless benefits

New Hampshire is being sued by a group of residents over Gov. Chris Sununu’s decision to end the state’s participation in federal jobless programs. Sununu ended participation in the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance... Read more »

‘Please don’t do this to the people that depend on this.’

Some Montana Medicaid recipients are pushing back against plans to end 12-month continuous coverage for certain people enrolled in public health insurance programs as the state’s public comment period on the new... Read more »

I’m a Philadelphia principal. Here’s how we have prepared for a year like no other.

“Sofía is not returning,” reads a text from one of my teachers four days before the first day of school. Three months prior, in mid-June, one of our parents, a single mom,... Read more »