Homicides are up nationally, along with other violent crimes—and a close look at San Antonio provides some context.
Several legal experts say the settlement awarded to Sandra Bland’s family could potentially yield substantive jail changes.
This is the city’s largest police-hiring surge since the 1980s.
Paul Quinn president Michael Sorrell thinks his work-college model can thrive in cities across the country. But can it work without him?
Their role is crucial to helping more students reach higher education.
U.S. Education Secretary John King highlighted Tennessee’s efforts to expand access to higher education during his back-to-school bus tour.
Dozens of higher education institutions in New York state will stop asking applicants whether they have past criminal convictions.
One California court system is working to address the challenges facing women veterans, still coping with abuse they endured during their service.
A grand jury will decide whether officers should be charged for lying about the October 2014 death of a 17-year-old.
They’re contributing billions of dollars a year to Social Security, but may never reap any retirement benefits from it.
A new documentary chronicles the lives of two young black men as they leave high school and pursue higher education.
On the anniversary of the notorious prison uprising, inmates in Alabama and Texas facilities decry living and working conditions in today’s penitentiaries and call on other incarcerated people to do the same.
Despite negative stigmas associated with Greek life, affiliated women leverage their chapter experiences in the job search.
As one state wrestles with the effects of trying juvenile defendants in adult courts, others reconsider the practice.
Scott Budnick, the producer of The Hangover, has brought his talents to the legal-policy arena and earned kudos along the way.
A public defender talks about the alternative approach that’s making a path back home for many in California.
Start with simple questions, and establish a baseline of trust.
Bisera Habibija, a lieutenant at a state corrections facility in Utah, talks about how she’s seen the inmate population change over the last decade.
Hillary Clinton’s plan might sound nice, but financial burdens are just one of many hurdles on the path to a degree.