Adam Harris

Adam Harris

Adam Harris is a staff writer at The Atlantic covering education.

Black Colleges Have to Pay More for Loans Than Other Schools

And there’s no factor that can explain it other than racism.

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Yet Another Way Student Debt Keeps People From Buying Homes

The financial constraints of major student loans make it harder for hundreds of thousands of Americans to buy their first homes. But so does a small technicality—one that the Federal Housing Administration could fix.

Arne Duncan Is Very Serious About a Massive School Boycott

The former education secretary thinks parents need to take radical action on gun laws.