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Education's COVID Generation (Jay Barth Commentary)

OpinionHealth Care

A “COVID Generation” — portending reduced achievement and growing inequities — will define the period between now and the mid-2030s. Policy leaders must confront this generational reality in guiding strategic education policy. read more >

Tragedy And Gratitude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Tragedy And Gratitude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationEditor's Note

Let another pesky woman editor encourage you to embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving this year as never before, even as we must limit the traditional togetherness — a small sacrifice by historic standards. read more >

US Uninsured Rate Inches Up

US Uninsured Rate Inches Up

Health Care

After dropping dramatically with passage of the Affordable Care Act, the number of uninsured nonelderly Americans began to rise starting in 2017, the Kaiser Family Foundation said in a report earlier this month. read more >

At Depot, Apprentices Get Tickets to IT Jobs

At Depot, Apprentices Get Tickets to IT Jobs

Technology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

Newport's Iron Mountain Train Depot still has its century-old ticket window, but instead of sending railroad passengers on their way, the refurbished station will soon put Arkansans on a track to better careers. read more >

Ecclesia Fallout Includes Taxpayer Lawsuit

Ecclesia Fallout Includes Taxpayer Lawsuit

LegalCover Story

Three years after its president resigned on his way to federal prison after participating in a state grant kickback scheme, Ecclesia College continues to deal with the repercussions. read more >

At Heifer, A Pivot Both Great and Small

At Heifer, A Pivot Both Great and Small

Health CareCover Story

Seventy-six years into its mission, Heifer is thinking bigger and smaller simultaneously, shepherding fewer but more inclusive projects with a slightly reduced workforce. read more >

Charitable Giving in the U.S. Rises 4.2%

Charitable Giving in the U.S. Rises 4.2%

Health Care

An estimated $449.64 billion was donated to charities in the United States in 2019, “placing it among the highest years ever for charitable giving,” according to Giving USA 2020: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2019. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment: Metro vs. Rural Areas

Arkansas Unemployment: Metro vs. Rural Areas

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The unemployment rate in Arkansas moved up slightly in August, to 7.4%, as it did in six of the state's eight metro areas. Only Fort Smith and Texarkana posted declines between July and August. read more >