The nation is short on doctors but some schools are expanding admissions and changes are afoot to make educational debt more manageable.
HIAS, the oldest international migration service in the nation, recently worked with a group of Bhutanese refugees in Philadelphia so they could literally put down roots.
Torn between family pressures, friends and furthering their education, many low-income students who’ve been accepted in college don’t enroll.
Some educators in low-income areas are trying to improve children’s prospects by teaching their mothers right along side them. It’s working.
With boomer generation dentists retiring and vanity procedures like whitening, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 16% growth in the need for dentists.
The 154-year-old Boys and Girls Clubs of America was fortunate, a few years ago, to be promoted by celebrities. Now, the organization is taking a different approach.
According to a recent study, in school districts with increased spending, low-income students are more likely to graduate from high school, earn livable wages and avoid poverty in adulthood.
Research shows that 3 and 4-year-olds aren’t able to connect their misbehavior with punishment and expulsion can begin a downward cycle.
The federal government has been combing the country looking for emergency sites for tens of thousands of immigrant children entering the US unaccompanied by parents or guardians.
Being adapted and tested at more than 150 colleges, Integrated Basic Education and Job Training, or I-Best, challenges the traditional approach to remedial education.
More than 2,200 educators attended the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Summer Institute in July in downtown Philadelphia.
Some NCAA leaders are considering an idea that was always taboo: allowing players to use their names and pictures commercially.
The award focuses on urban schools that are closing the achievement gap between minority and low-income students and their white higher income peers.
Today, behavior management is an important part of teacher training. Twenty-two studies analyze its effectiveness.
While marketers have generally ignored the 50+ population, what a boon they could be for the non-profit world.