Shauneen Miranda

Shauneen Miranda

Shauneen Miranda is a reporter for States Newsroom’s Washington bureau. An alumna of the University of Maryland, she previously covered breaking news for Axios.

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Don’t give up on the FAFSA, advocates for student financial aid urge

By: - June 22, 2024

The number of federal student financial aid forms filed by graduating high school seniors is down compared to last year, after glitches and technical errors plagued the process.

Funds for clean school buses coming to hundreds of districts, White House says

By: - May 29, 2024

The Biden administration on Wednesday said it will provide funding to help school districts purchase clean school buses, most of them electric.

Congress, campaigns engage in tug-of-war over gas prices as summer travel begins

By: - May 23, 2024

Sen. Chuck Schumer and others on Thursday called out big oil companies and their executives for high gas prices heading into the heavily traveled Memorial Day weekend.

Brown v. Board litigants, family mark anniversary as Biden decries ongoing school inequality

By: - May 17, 2024

Friday marks 70 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled racial segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional.

Even as interest in women’s college sports rises, report finds big gap in participation

By: - May 11, 2024

Women take part in college sports at lower rates than men, even though they enroll at higher rates, a new report found.