One D.C. charter aims to combat poverty by offering a range of free classes for adults, as well as early education for their kids.
President Obama has just proposed an idea that would benefit 9 million students, but he doesn't have a plan to fund it.
The country still needs a lot more investment to really change the life trajectory of young kids being raised by poor, single moms.
In Kalamazoo, the Communities in Schools program feeds kids, offers tutoring, and buses them home.
Employers that have a "results-only work environment" hold workers responsible only for defined outcomes, not hours in the office or on the job.
Platforms like Airbnb and Uber are altering when and how people earn money.
King County, Washington, transferred almost all of its federal enrollment money to community leaders within vulnerable uninsured populations.
Baltimore's Safe Streets is one of a half-dozen operations across the country set up by Cure Violence, a nonprofit that applies the tenets of disease eradication to reducing shootings and homicides.
When Michigan business leaders came up with a plan to save their struggling state, it was outside everyone's comfort zone. But the result may transform higher education.
The state is one of a few that have repealed the national curriculum in pursuit of stronger academic standards.
A new website offers data on tuition, fees, and potential earnings from the state's public universities.
A community college in New York City offers GED classes tailored to specific careers—with great results.
Testimony by a transgender witness in July 2012 was essential to the non-discrimination bill's passage on Thursday.
The chances for a comprehensive bill looks bad, but what keeps opponents awake at night is the prospect of piecemeal reforms that Democrats couldn't refuse.
Despite garnering 68 votes -- almost unheard of in today's polarized climate -- the bill looks doomed.
Advocates, lobbyists, and wonks are now convinced Congress will try to tackle the issue. But they still know that any bill will have to run a gauntlet.
Highways and bridges will need trillions in upgrades if they are to survive for the next few decades. How can Washington budget it if the agenda is all cut, cut, cut?
If the Trayvon Martin and Gabrielle Giffords shootings didn't lead to a policy change, the Colorado tragedy probably won't either.
Even after decades of progress, women in the capital say they have to work harder than men to get ahead. In their view, job opportunities are not equal.
"Show me your papers" stands, but more consequential provisions -- such as ID requirements and warrantless arrests -- are defeated in today's ruling.