Alia Wong

Atlantic magazine

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Alia Wong is education editor at the Atlantic.

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Research shows that gym class is so terrible that some students are avoiding it by skipping school entirely. Why is it so bad? Bullying is one issue.

Why PE is dreadful and doesn’t make kids healthier

Research shows that gym class is so terrible that some students are avoiding it by skipping school entirely. Why is it so bad? Bullying is one issue.

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Despite decades of legal actions, legislation, and US Supreme Court decisions, "affirmative action" in college admissions is still a political hot potato.

Diversity in higher education is back in the crosshairs

Despite decades of legal actions, legislation, and US Supreme Court decisions, "affirmative action" in college admissions is still a political hot potato.

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Betsy DeVos was confirmed as President Trump's Education Secretary today by the narrowest margin provided by the Constitution.

DeVos confirmed as education secretary as Pence breaks tie

Betsy DeVos was confirmed as President Trump's Education Secretary today by the narrowest margin provided by the Constitution.

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