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.
Jun 18, 2013 We’re doing a terrible job of training teachers -- and that training is expensive.
Jun 20, 2013 Walter Robb, CEO of high-end grocer Whole Foods, talks to Marketplace about why his company is opening its latest store in the Midtown neighborhood of Detroit.
Jun 6, 2013 Upscale grocer Whole Foods is opening a location in Detroit's Midtown neighborhood. The area is mostly poor, but many residents are excited to gain access to high-quality foods. Others aren't convinced that the store is catering to them.
Jun 6, 2013 Boston-based start-up Boundless, which provides free educational materials online, says it's looking to help cash-strapped students find an alternative to expensive textbooks.