Education and Schools
January 11, 2007 -
In a recent two-part series called "The Wrong Side of the Tracks" (Part 1, Part 2), the Orangeburg SC Times and Democrat takes a detailed look at South Carolina's "poverty corridor" and how the s
December 20, 2006 -
Decades ago, college was only for the elite. It took progressive federal policy to expand access to higher education.
November 22, 2006 -
The nation's flagship universities -- including most of those across the South -- are serving disproportionately fewer minority and low-income students today than they did in the past. And, unfortunately, the situation appears to be growing worse.
October 30, 2006 -
If there's one issue in this country that seems to enjoy bi-partisan support, it's the idea that young people should have access to opportunities for a better life, such as going to college.
October 26, 2006 -
Here's an interesting report on the value of a college degree:
October 9, 2006 -
This picture, which appeared in The Ledger (Lakeland, FL) last Friday, Oct.
August 25, 2006 -
One year after Katrina, one of the first questions asked is: where did all the money go? Across the country, people gave billions in dollars to the Red Cross and other relief agencies.