Alex Baumhardt produces APM Reports' Educate podcast. She has reported from the Arctic to the Antarctic for national and international media, and was a 2016-17 Fulbright graduate student in Spain, where she earned a master's degree in digital and visual media from IE Business School. Her undergraduate degree is from the University of Missouri School of Journalism.
An audio documentary from APM Reports.
Teachers, students and families talk about how they've adapted while schools and campuses stay closed.
Sarah Garland of The Hechinger Report on how (and whether) education carries on while schools are closed.
A conversation with Hechinger Report higher education editor Jon Marcus on how learning and the college experience are changing, and what's yet to come.
The percentage of Native students graduating from the U of M has doubled in the past decade.
After decades of declining enrollment, HBCUs are seeing an uptick in new applicants, especially among Latino and international students.
Most states and districts have adopted science standards that require teaching climate change. Teachers are left to get up to speed and help students understand the impacts.
Correspondent Emily Hanford talks about the latest NAEP results and what they say about the state of reading instruction in the U.S.
Hanford talks about her reporting on what's wrong with how schools teach reading.
Across the country, a gap persists between the number of black and Latino students graduating from state high schools and the number enrolling in state flagship schools.
Paul Dorr is a master of tactics to defeat referendums intended to finance public schools. He believes schools run by government steer kids away from Christianity. His campaigns — most of them in the Midwest — have also created lingering bitterness within communities.
A recent survey from the APM Research Lab found most Americans think college is worth the cost.
A survey from the APM Research Lab shows that many people think funding has increased or stayed the same.
A lack of highly skilled workers leaves American employers unable to fill jobs.
A businessman struggling to recruit employees opened the school despite objections from the local school board.
Hundreds of thousands of people could lose their legal status. One hopes to graduate with his college degree first
If the Trump administration has its way, Jose would be forced from the U.S. just a few months before graduation.
The number of black faculty on college campuses has gone down during the last decade.
Colleges nationwide have added more than 40,000 new degree and certificate programs in last six years, but are they better serving students?
Across the country, schools wrestle with how sexual assault is defined and how much proof is needed.
A little-known program has been helping the children of migrant farmworkers graduate for more than 50 years.
Dissatisfied with low pay and school funding, teachers in more red states are poised to protest.
Last year, almost a million students who qualified for state financial aid didn't get it.
Students held back were at high risk of dropping out.
Programs are being cut to make way for degrees with "clear career pathways."
Other countries offer clues about how effective nationwide school choice would be in the U.S.