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The Nation’s Most Ambitious Effort to Fix Failed Schools

What happens in Memphis reveals the power -- and limits -- of education reform.

States Confront Past and Present Forced Sterilization

States -- including California, where female prisoners were involuntarily sterilized as late as 2013 -- are figuring out how to compensate the victims.

The Evolution of State Legislatures Has Driven Some to Flee

As state legislatures' structures and salaries have changed, so have the type of people the political office attracts.

The Next State to Likely Turn Red

Arkansas' outgoing Democratic governor is one of the most popular governors in the country, but his successor may be a Republican he's already beat.

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