Stories by Meredith Kolodner

Meredith Kolodner was an education reporter at the N.Y. Daily News for three years. Before that she covered the United Federation of Teachers and several other city unions for The Chief-Leader newspaper. subscribe to Meredith Kolodner's feed

Posted on: Sep 27, 2016, Source: The Hechinger Report

When offices set up to assist people with disabilities become obstacles.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2016, Source: The Hechinger Report

A better job via a better degree matters to us, too, say adults.

Posted on: May 19, 2016, Source: The Hechinger Report

Only 20% of remedial math students make it to a college-level math course — who’s teaching their teachers?

Posted on: May 9, 2016, Source: The Hechinger Report

One program shows how a little support goes a long way.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2015, Source: The Hechinger Report

In an area where less than 15% of adults have a B.A., Alabama tries free community college.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2015, Source: The Hechinger Report

Up to 40% never matriculate in the fall.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2015, Source: The Hechinger Report

For students over the age of 24, higher education is often ridiculously expensive.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2012, Source: Insideschools

A new mandate in New York City was meant to ensure a place for special needs students at local public schools. So why are they still being shut out?