Jan 27, 2014 One knock on charter schools is the lack of diversity -- filled with either all minority and low-income students, or mostly affluent students. Some charter schools see a benefit to pulling students from both sides of the tracks.
Jan 16, 2014 President and First Lady Obama met with more than a hundred college and university presidents and leaders from business and nonprofits to talk about helping low-income students finish college. One solution starts well before college, with high school guidance counselors.
Aug 18, 2014 More than 100 college presidents will meet with President Obama to discuss ways to help low-income minority students graduate.
Dec 25, 2013 Forget cinder block walls and communal bathrooms, today's student housing features granite countertops, high-end mattresses, and high-tech laundry.
Dec 3, 2013 For George Alvarez, the decision to apply to Johns Hopkins was a "happy accident." Most low-income, high-achieving high school students don't apply to any selective colleges.
Dec 3, 2013 Now that top science channels get hundreds of millions of views on YouTube, there's potential for savvy scientists to earn big money.
Nov 29, 2013 39 states now have financial curriculum standards in their schools, which means, there's a new teacher in town.
Nov 7, 2013 An advocacy group says the U.S. economy won't thrive unless everyone is included.
Oct 28, 2013 Rwanda is laying the groundwork to one day become a competitor to Silicon Valley.