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The 74 Million -- Hillary Clinton is now the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, according to the Associated Press, but a problem she faced in defeating Bernie Sanders through a drawnout primary process is likely to persist in a general election contest against Donald Trump.

Washington Post -- Children living in poverty often are exposed to high levels of constant stress that can be debilitating, not only in terms of their physical health but also their ability to learn. So what are schools to do?

U.S. News & World Report --  The mortgage interest deduction undermines American schools.

U.S. News & World Report -- Harvard's new penalty for single-gender clubs exemplifies a worrying trend towards authoritarianism.

The Atlantic -- Are teachers losing out on thousands of dollars in potential extra pay because states are behind on maintaining pensions?

U.S. News & World Report -- An important report on state-funded pre-K nationally showcases the need for more data on locally driven pre-K programs.

U.S. News & World Report -- It's time to start talking about the fact that full-time child care costs more than public university tuition in a majority of states.

U.S. News & World Report -- [L]awsuits serve political purposes regardless of how things play out in court. With today's new wave of education lawsuits, that's part of the strategy and another reason to expect more. See you in court.

U.S. News & World Report -- Over the next decade, states, school districts and local communities are going to continue to expand access to preschool and other early childhood programs. This work will be slow and inconsistent, but the direction is clear. The question is whether the resulting programs will be any good.

U.S. News & World Report -- Unpaid internships are a luxury of the economically fortunate – it's time to start leveling the playing field.