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 30, 2013 The National Black Child Development Institute says the conversation around poverty and success in the African-American community needs to be shifted.
Oct 28, 2013 Rwanda is laying the groundwork to one day become a competitor to Silicon Valley.
Oct 25, 2013 About half of public school children today qualify for free and reduced-price meals at school. A new federal option allows high-poverty schools to feed all students at no charge.
Oct 25, 2013 Just being poor can impair a person's cognitive functions.