Aug 17, 2012 In a few weeks, students will be heading back to school. How much are they spending so that they're ready to hit the books?
Aug 17, 2012 Marketplace's Sylvester Monroe visits his childhood home -- a demolished public housing project in Chicago -- to see who made it out and who's moving up the economic ladder.
Aug 13, 2012 Renters trying to find places in hot up-and-coming neighborhoods in Chicago find themselves facing big price increases and stiff competition.
Aug 10, 2012 The Church of Latter-Day Saints shares many of the same principals as other faiths -- such as help others -- but there is a particular emphasis on self-reliance, or 'provident living,' for Mormons.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Aug 9, 2012 If fun means fulfilling, education definitely helps.
Jul 30, 2012 A report issued by U.S. Sen. Thomas Harkin describes the explosive growth of for-profit colleges, from trade schools to online universities, fueled by federal loans to students who, more often than not, drop out.
President Obama unveils new education initiative for African Americans in opening speech to National Urban League
Jul 26, 2012 The White House aims to give African Americans more tools to graduate
Jul 23, 2012 Teach for America is tapping its nationwide network of alumni to recruit candidates for public office -- so much so that in one Tennessee race, two TFA alums are squaring off against one another.
Jul 18, 2012 Massive Open Online Courses from major universities will available for free in subjects from engineering to poetry.