This article examines data that shows rates of entrepreneurship in America are low compared to other industrialized nations. We explore possible explanations for this trend and examine a different theory for interpreting the numbers
A new study shows that paying people may be the most effective way to help them quit smoking. Critics of this approach, however, argue that paying people to do things that are good for them may have a corrupting effect.
Feeling cold feet around finals week? You aren’t alone. Test anxiety impacts 25-40 percent of people and has a surprisingly large impact on performance. Learn more about how test anxiety impacts grades, disrupts cognition and what to do about it.
Superintendents don’t get a lot of attention in discussions about education reform, that’s a big oversight according to Becca Bracy Knight, executive director of the Broad Center which runs superintendent training programs.
New study documents widespread diaper need among low-income families and accompanying physical, emotional and financial issues. Diaper banks are discussed as a method of relief. Experts weigh in on cost-saving potential of cloth diapers.
Extensive media coverage of the George Zimmerman trial and the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary leave the public with the perception that America is an increasingly dangerous place. But is that perception real?
Over the weekend, the FBI rescued 105 children in 76 cities around the country, victims of human trafficking. The Associated Press reports that the children were being pimped out to customers via a website called backpage.com.
New study shows that at the most competitive colleges in America, only 14 percent of students receive Pell Grants. Authors of the study suggest these findings should raise concerns about efforts to improve socio-economic diversity at college.
A new report examines the significant disparities in the education, economic well-being and health of children in the U.S. based on their race-ethnicity and whether or not their parents are immigrants.
While aid workers have been critical of these policies for many years, world leaders have only recently admitted that trade barriers exacerbated hunger and reduced economic development in Haiti and elsewhere, according to the Huffington Post.
Jim Bentley, a fifth-grade teacher at Foulks Ranch Elementary School in the Sacramento area, was struggling to come up with history lessons that would engage his students; a diverse group that included non-English speakers.
A shortage of math and science teachers could spell trouble for the economy, considering the projected growth of occupations that require skills in science, technology, engineering and math (commonly called STEM skills).