Mar 8, 2013 The best-known high school equivalency test, the GED, is getting its biggest makeover in decades. It’s also facing increased competition.
Mar 8, 2013 Last night, the city of Philadelphia approved efforts to close 23 public schools, about 10 percent of the city’s total, because they are underused and the city says they costs too much to keep up. The closures are part of a national trend brought on by more kids going to private and charter schools and public budget cuts.
Mar 8, 2013 Jessica Lawrence, director of NY Tech Meet Up, shares her views on the tech community in New York and whether or not the tech world is a boy's club.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 8, 2013 Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood has long been a hub for art galleries. But now tech and other companies are moving in -- and rents are becoming unaffordable for the arts.
Mar 5, 2013 This week, New York subway and bus riders will have to hold onto their Metrocards or face a $1 surcharge for a new one. NYC's transit authority says it costs $10 million a year to produce the cards.
Feb 28, 2013 A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that 8 out of 10 teachers think technology is leading to wider disparities between the haves and have-nots.
Feb 19, 2013 Eric Schneiderman, the attorney general for the State of New York, says not enough has changed on Wall Street since the period before 2008.
Feb 15, 2013 Campus Progress wants students to be able to take advantage of low interest rates available for mortgages and car loans.
Feb 14, 2013 A handful of gun manufacturers have reacted to strict gun laws by refusing to do business with the police in those jurisdictions.
Feb 14, 2013 Many school districts around the country are making use of capital appreciation bonds, long-term bonds that can put them into debt for far more than they initially borrowed.