Aug 21, 2013 More federal grants are going to low-income students, but colleges are giving more institutional aid to students who are better off.
Aug 19, 2013 Britain's coastal resorts were once the summer playground of its people with funfairs, bands and acres of sand. But the holidaymakers now head for mainland Europe.
Sep 13, 2013 As breaking into the middle class becomes harder, car companies are finding new ways to attract an expanding base of less-affluent consumers. They're offering more small car models with better features than ever before.
Jul 24, 2013 A bold experiment at the San Jose State University could change the thinking about massive open online courses.
Jul 22, 2013 A factory in Michigan actually pays the state government to bring a public caseworker to the company to help its low-income workers.
Jul 18, 2013 The proposal would link interest rates to financial markets -- specifically the 10-year Treasury note -- and cap rates at 8.25 percent for undergraduate loans and 9.5 percent for graduate loans.
Jul 9, 2013 Supporters of social service cuts and "Moral Monday" protesters both cite the Bible to explain their views on helping the poor.
Jun 27, 2013 High school students in New York City are tackling the problem of kids skipping school.
Jun 26, 2013 Many young people are struggling to find jobs now that school is out for summer. The usual seasonal employment is being filled by older workers so what are teenagers to do to earn income?
Jun 20, 2013 Adjunct and non-tenure track professors are joining unions, hungry for benefits and job security they currently lack. And in a twist, they're not always joining the unions you might expect.