What really happened at that first dinner?

Nov 22, 2007
For Americans who want to know the real story behind what started Thanksgiving, Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Mass. recreates a Pilgrim village. And Steve Tripoli reports that business is making history.

What about the teachers?

Nov 19, 2007
Strikes have forced TV sitcoms and late-night talk shows to air reruns and Broadway shows to go dark. But commentator and striking writer Sandra Tsing Loh says consider the teachers.

Between professors and pizza delivery

Nov 13, 2007
A class of middle-skill jobs has been ignored by the education system, according to a new report. Alisa Roth reports on work that requires more than a high-school diploma, but less than a four-year degree.

Dollar's fall new factor in study abroad

Nov 12, 2007
The number of Americans studying abroad is rising, according to a new study. But parents footing the bill might want to start paying attention to exchange rates. Jeff Tyler reports.

Video games are now history

Nov 2, 2007
Video-game pioneers are teaming up with the University of Texas to create a new archive that's preserving the origins of their industry. David Martin Davies reports.

Testing the limits of charity

Oct 26, 2007
The heirs of the A&P supermarket fortune claim a $35 million donation given to Princeton University by their parents in 1961 wasn't used for its intended purpose. Jeremy Hobson reports on the court case that would determine if they can get the money back.

Financial education from soap operas?

Oct 19, 2007
Would it be easier to learn about personal finance if your teachers were your favorite daytime soap stars? Some U.S. officials want to make it happen. Lisa Napoli talks about it with U.S. Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral.

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Public schools lose in Court's tie vote

Oct 10, 2007
Supreme Court justices split, 4-4, on whether taxpayers have to pick up the tab for a private school education for a child with disabilities. The tie means a lower-court ruling against New York City schools will stand. John Dimsdale reports.

Private school not a leg-up for poor

Oct 10, 2007
Inner-city youth advocates have said low-income students do better in private school in order to get vouchers. But a new study out today says that's actually not true. John Dimsdale reports.

Learning money one panel at a time

Oct 2, 2007
Young people aren't famous for being wise about money. But the Federal Reserve of New York is trying to get them money smart early on with a series of educational comics covering a wide scope of financial topics. Jaime Bedrin has the story.