The issue of education reform is coming to the forefront. The much-hyped documentary "Waiting for Superman" opens in New York and Los Angeles. Oprah is spending another hour on the topic. And next week NBC News is hosting a big education summit. What gives? Amy Scott reports.
Some universities and colleges are setting up food banks on-campus for their students. Making sure that financially struggling students are able to eat alleviates at least one big worry for them and helps keep them in school.
Less hours hitting the books, a casual attitude about plagiarism -- what's to like about the new incoming class of college students? Professor Daniel Drezner thinks that the situation isn't as bleak as it seems.
UCLA's Anderson School of Management would like to have a more predictable, stable income -- so they want to opt out of millions in state funds. But with California's economy so unstable, the school's wish makes sense.
Kai Ryssdal speaks to Shirley Laska, the director of the Center for Hazards Assessment, Response, and Technology at the University of New Orleans, about the center's curriculum and how it can improve communities before, during and after a disaster.