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Vocational programs must prove their training is affordable and that it leads to well paying jobs.
Angie Stackhouse worked as a pharmacist, a loan officer, as a volunteer at homeless organizations and mostly as an electrician in Maryland, making $12.50 an hour. She's worked ...
More than half of American public school students are children of color. Some argue that those running the schools should reflect the student body.
Thanks to the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, which the first lady helped pass, critics say they can't get kids to eat healthier.
Some think defaulting on student loans might be the new draft card burning, and could force the government to address rising tuition and $1.2 trillion in student debt.
Catholic schools already are planning to incorporate the pope's call to action into their curricula.
A new theory posits that a less educated husband can spell financial ruin for educated women, especially Black women.
The Next America explores the political, economic and social impacts of profound racial and cultural change facing our nation. On Monday, it features education coverage. Email us with ideas and feedback.