Kate McGee

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Chicago Protesters Say Looting Overshadows Peaceful Demonstrations

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

After three days of destruction and violence, officials in Chicago have vowed to aggressively prosecute looters.


Quilters Across The U.S. Answer Call To Help Sew Up Unfinished Project

Monday, December 09, 2019

A Chicago woman found an unfinished quilt of the United States at an estate sale and sought help online to finish it. Quilters from around the country joined her last weekend to complete the project.


'I Need A Degree In Order To Move Forward': Why Some Adults Choose College

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

About 7.6 million adults 25 and over attended college in 2018. Among them are a mother of four, a Navy vet and a grandmother finishing what she started more than four decades ago.


In D.C., 34 Percent Of Graduates Received A Diploma Against District Policy

Monday, January 29, 2018

Following the WAMU/NPR investigation into policy violations at Ballou High School, a new report shows that across the District, such violations were found in 937 of 2,758 graduating students' records.


What Really Happened At The School Where Every Graduate Got Into College

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Last year, every graduating senior at Ballou High School got into college. A WAMU and NPR investigation shows that many of those students missed more than a month of school and struggled academically.


Every Senior At This Struggling High School Was Accepted To College

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Despite a high dropout rate and low test scores at Ballou High School in Washington, D.C., every senior was accepted to at least one college.


Every Senior Applied To College At This Washington, D.C., High School

Monday, June 26, 2017

For the first time, every single Ballou High School senior applied and was accepted to college. NPR takes a look at what's next for the low-income high school in southeast Washington, D.C.


Goodwill Helps 43-Year-Old Finally Get Her High School Diploma

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Most American adults have finished high school. For those who haven't, wages are rock bottom and the unemployment rate is more than 7 percent. That's why Goodwill opened a charter school for adults.


Is There A Better Way To Pay For America's Schools?

Sunday, May 01, 2016

There are huge gaps in school funding between affluent and property-poor districts. And, with evidence that money matters, especially for disadvantaged kids, something has to change.


Freedom With Fries? Texas Official Wants Deep Fryers Back In Schools

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The agricultural commissioner wants to roll back a decade-old ban on soda machines and deep fryers in schools. He says it's not about giving kids a treat but about giving school districts the choice.


Fort Hood Purple Heart Ceremony Honors Survivors Of 2009 Shooting

Friday, April 10, 2015

The military handed out nearly 50 awards Friday at Fort Hood in Texas. They were for the dozens of people who survived a deadly shooting rampage on the Army post in 2009. The Purple H...


Texas Towns React to Fort Hood Shooting

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Communities around Fort Hood are dealing with the aftermath of an event that, as President Obama noted yesterday, recalls the horror of the shooting on that base in 2009.

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Deadly Explosion at West Texas Fertilizer Plant

Thursday, April 18, 2013

A massive explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. Wednesday night rocked a small town just north of Waco, Texas. There are reports of multiple fatalities and hundreds of injuries.

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Obama to Survey Storm Damage in NJ

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

President Barack Obama will travel to New Jersey on Sunday to see the damage Tropical Storm Irene caused in the state, which he declared a major disaster on Wednesday.

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City Mostly Spared But Catskills, Upstate NY Slammed by Irene

Monday, August 29, 2011

New York City was largely spared from the wrath of Tropical Storm Irene, but the storm claimed lives in upstate New York and suburbs as residents around the tri-state remained awash in flood waters and hundreds of thousands were without power.


9/11 Memorial Gets an App

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum launched a new campaign and iPhone app Wednesday ahead of the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks next month.


Al Jazeera English Now Available in New York

Monday, August 01, 2011

Al Jazeera English is now available to cable television users in New York City through a deal with Regional News Network, which will provide access to Al Jazeera's English-language service. Al Jazeera currently reaches 129 nations worldwide.

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Report: MTA Projects Late, Some Over Budget

Monday, August 01, 2011

The Metropolitan Transit Authority is not doing enough to alert riders of subway service disruptions, according to a joint audit report released Sunday by the New York state and city comptrollers.


Most New Yorkers Think 9/11 Museum Should Be Free: Poll

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Read Seventy-five percent of New Yorkers think the National 9/11 Memorial Museum should be free, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.

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