Carly Graf

Carly Graf

Carly Graf is a freelance reporter whose work highlights the intersection of people and policy with a focus on structural inequity.

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The newest form of school discipline: Kicking kids out of class and into virtual learning

By: - August 11, 2023

This story was produced by The Hechinger Report. It wasn’t the first time Ventrese Curry’s granddaughter had gotten into trouble at school. A seventh grader at a charter school in St. Louis, she had a long history of disrupting her classes and getting into confrontations with teachers. Several times, the school issued a suspension and […]

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‘Conscience’ bills let medical providers opt out of providing a wide range of care

By: - August 10, 2023

This story was produced by KFF Health News. A new Montana law will provide sweeping legal protections to health care practitioners who refuse to prescribe marijuana or participate in procedures and treatments such as abortion, medically assisted death, gender-affirming care or others that run afoul of their ethical, moral or religious beliefs or principles. The […]