Tag: pandemic

The Lost Year: What the pandemic cost teenagers

By Alec MacGillis ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Everything looks the same on either side of the Texas-New Mexico border in the…

School ­­­choice during the COVID-19 pandemic

teacher asking a question to the class

By Dr. Terry Stoops Raleigh, NC – There’s always been overwhelming support for programs offering school choice opportunities for disadvantaged and special-needs children assigned to underperforming or unsafe public schools. Modest investments in school choice programs can improve the short-term…

Top ten Chatham Habitat moments of 2020

Pittsboro, NC – This year has handed us a global pandemic, a national reckoning with centuries of institutional racism, a brutal election season, and endless unknowns. People are suffering from months of isolation, sickness, and economic hardship. Not much about…