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Students in Poverty

Moral Bankruptcy on Student Loans

Patricia McGuire | Posted 08.09.2013 | College
Patricia McGuire

Congress should be ashamed of itself for imposing more barriers to college access and completion because of its perverse inability to make any good decisions these days.

Race, Class and Schools

Kevin P. Chavous | Posted 01.14.2013 | Education
Kevin P. Chavous

Our schools are arguably more segregated today than they were during the Brown decision. Indeed, many of the schools desegregated after Brown have re-segregated today. The effect of that segregation is just as toxic now as it was in 1954.

Stewart Talks Inner City Students: 'I Give You All The Respect In The World'

Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

IS 318's class president found himself in "a huge fiscal crisis" when the Brooklyn school's principal announced $1 million in cuts that would threaten...

Ohio High School Paying Students To Show Up, Behave In Class

Posted 04.16.2012 | Education

A Cincinnati high school is paying its students to go to school. The Dohn Community High School, a charter school in Ohio, started a program this w...

Poor, Homeless Students Living Out Of Cars As Childhood Poverty Climbs

Posted 01.29.2012 | Education

More than 16 million children now live in poverty in the United States, the highest number since 1962. In all, 19.8 percent of school children were l...