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 21, 2013 In some markets, wealthy owners are buying smaller and less costly homes, but they aren't scaling back on luxe details inside their mansions.
Oct 18, 2013 Why personal finance classes are not mandated in high schools
Oct 26, 2013 Colleges are changing the admissions formula. Goodbye SATs?
Oct 11, 2013 Ever wonder how much it would cost to keep "Downton Abbey" running? A look at the real costs of staffing, upkeep, and more for some of TV's famous homes.
Oct 11, 2013 Americans used to believe that when you retired, your house should be paid off. That was, of course, before the refinancing boom.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 10, 2013 Does living on a dead-end street lower a home's value? What if your home has a pool? Test your knowledge of home values by taking our quiz!
Oct 4, 2013 We hear all the time about how expensive adopting a child can be -- but what can prospective parents really expect when they start the process?
Oct 1, 2013 Schools in about a dozen states do their annual census of students. At stake is government funding.