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Charlottesville’s Other Jim Crow Legacy: Separate and Unequal Education

The Virginia city has one of the widest achievement gaps in the U.S., and a ProPublica/New York Times analysis shows that white students there are about four times as likely as black students to be considered gifted.

Miseducation

Is there racial inequality at your school? Look up more than 96,000 individual public and charter schools and 17,000 school districts to see how they compare.

More Than Me CEO Katie Meyler Temporarily Steps Down

Four days after ProPublica published a story about the charity, its board chairman has also resigned, multiple groups are conducting independent investigations and Liberians are outraged.

Voter Registration Around Austin Smashed Records. That May Be a Problem.

Travis County received a record 35,000 applications on the final day of voter registration, leaving officials there only days to input the data.

Voter Purges: What Georgians Heading to the Polls Need to Know

Recent news casts doubt on whether some voters in the state will be able to cast a ballot when they show up on Election Day.

Sloan Kettering Cancer Researchers Correct the Record by Revealing Company Ties

The hospital’s chief medical officer resigned last month after failing to disclose company ties in medical journals. Now, Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers, including chief executive Dr. Craig B. Thompson, are updating their own conflict-of-interest disclosures.

Chasing Leads and Herding Cats: Shaping a New Role in the Newsroom

A partner manager is a crucial part of making cross-newsroom collaborations work.

It’s Our Birthday at ProPublica Illinois

We’ve published nearly 150 articles, filed thousands of open records requests and taken a lot of road trips. Now, we’re excited for what’s next.

“They’ve Got to Execute You”: St. Luke’s Doctor Faces Discipline After Raising Patient Care Concerns

A Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center physician alleges in a lawsuit that hospital officials retaliated against him for expressing concerns about ICU care. The Houston hospital has denied the allegation in court filings.

Citizens Count on the Illinois Freedom of Information Act but Keep Getting Shut Out

The office of the public access counselor was supposed to enforce open government laws. Nearly a decade later, it’s backlogged and frequently ignored.

Unprotected

An acclaimed American charity said it was saving some of the world’s most vulnerable girls from sexual exploitation. Then they were raped, and that was only the beginning.

Another West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Declines to Step Aside in Another Natural Gas Case

A lawyer who represented new Supreme Court Justice Evan Jenkins is on the legal team representing the natural gas giant Antero. The opposing side asked Jenkins to recuse himself, but he said no.

Trump’s Patron-in-Chief: Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson

The political mega-donor has never been more powerful. The Trump administration has advanced his ideological and financial interests, including an assist in Adelson’s quest to build a casino in Japan.

Coming Thursday: How an Acclaimed American Charity Failed Some of the World’s Most Vulnerable Girls

More Than Me gained fame for saving girls from sexual exploitation. But from the very beginning, girls were being raped.

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