The rich place a great premium on owning fancy, cutting-edge technologies, while poorer residents say that’s less important.
Has digital technology become a necessity for Americans today? Totally.
Students attend P-Tech programs in New York for six years. They can leave with a high-school diploma, an associate’s degree, and a chance to work for IBM.
From Christian outreach to lottery-funded tuition, educators and politicians—and the occasional business executive—are trying to ease the costs.
Competency-based learning measures knowledge, not time.
Most of the defaults occur among students at community colleges or for-profit schools.
“Competency-based” education gives students credit for what they have already learned.
Two schools are trying to shift the stigma of two-year colleges by making an associate’s an affordable pathway to a four-year degree.
In central Florida, a community college degree earns you a ticket to a cheaper B.A.
In Tennessee, students are given an opportunity to obtain more education, without financial constraints.
Tennessee offers money and mentors to give low-income students a chance.
As the sharing economy matures, its innovations range from car-sharing to tech-savvy butlers to simple giveaways.
The rise of the sharing economy has created an ecosystem of startups that sell services nobody had imagined before.
Some say the so-called sharing economy has gotten away from its central premise—sharing.
The original conception of the "sharing economy" persists in small institutions that leave capitalism behind.
Millions of workers now go it alone—who will provide them with basic labor protections?
It's fun and flexible to freelance for places like Uber—but workers beware.
Not every company in the sharing economy treats its workers as Uber-ish freelancers.
Trying to weave a social safety net for the fast-growing millions of workers who go it alone.
In Wisconsin, a healthcare employer shows that the choice between working and not working needn’t be all or nothing.