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These are the demographics of student loan debt…

In Pa., 661K borrowers between the ages of 25 and 34 owe an average of more than $35K each, totaling more than $23B, data shows by Cassie Miller, Pennsylvania Capital-Star In last week’s edition of…

Does tutoring + culturally relevant lessons + double…

District leaders look for solutions to alarmingly low math proficiency—especially among Black students By Mary Niederberger Illustration by Kinsley Stocum If all goes as planned, next year students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools who are…

“After the Lights Go Out” pulls you into…

John Vercher's new novel about a struggling MMA fighter grapples with racism and loss, loyalty and trauma. by Jody DiPerna Xavier, a 30-something, down on his luck MMA fighter at the tail end of a…