If you're born poor and don't go to college you're likely to remain poor, but if you finish college you're as likely to become rich as to remain poor. At its core, inequality is about education. If there's hope, it must lie with the schools.
Today's action followed a historic 17-day sit-in at the St. Louis campus, where hundreds of Washington University students have joined in a campaign to remove Peabody Energy CEO Greg Boyce from the Board of Trustees, as part of other demands to cut university ties with the coal industry giant.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures May 1, 2014 How unusua...
You know famed film director M. Night Shyamalan from his blockbuster movies like The Sixth Sense, Signs, and The Village -- but here's the surprise twist: He just wrote a book about education reform and presented on his findings at Harvard.
Fewer young Americans care about the issue of marijuana than is commonly thought.
By a margin of 3 to 1, young Americans believe the United States should let other counties and the United Nations take the lead in solving international crises.
Discouraging new forms of entrepreneurism that threaten established businesses, is a classic form of government interference that affects many different industries in the urban marketplace.
The case for providing the basics for all children in America is hard to refute. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 2.2 million children were lifted out of poverty by SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, in 2012. Yet right now we are fast approaching a critical time for hungry children: summer vacation.
We achieve success at Connecther.org when our stakeholders achieve success. Azmina Karim, a young woman from Bangladesh who is passionate about uplifting the voices of women and girls in her country, is one such stakeholder.
By David Dent "When we're reading applications, the essay is usually the piece of the application that we get most excited about." -Jennifer Gandy, ...
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 17 2014 How unusua...
As little victims of plight, the children miss out on natural development through play and education. These children need the same care and security as any child in the world.
Differing opinions and the academic freedom to discuss them constitute the backbone of any university. But if anyone should know about the impact hate has on people, it is Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
Placing the 100-to-11 vote in an historical context suggests that the margin is indeed significant.
I'm not implying that intercollegiate athletics should be abolished, but limits on scholarships, spending on athletic programs, physical education staff salary and ancillary income could restore the appropriate balance.