Declining graduation rates, skyrocketing student debt and a paltry job market for graduates has many in the education community looking for new ideas to restart America’s colleges and universities. Join PBS NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan as he explorLearn More >
Interviewed by D'Asia Pelzer, C.A. Johnson High School and Jessica Green, Scott's Branch High School. Elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1972, Ernest A. Finney Jr. became the first African American to serve on the House Judiciary CommittLearn More >
Parents study how to improve college prospects for kidsParents study how to improve college prospects for kids
While their elementary school-aged kids are being taught the basics of reading and math, some parents are learning how to prioritize their prospects for higher education. The NewsHour's April Brown reports on the "Parent College" program that is working to imp
With dance, Florida's at risk students move towards collegeWith dance, Florida's at risk students move towards college
Dance: The Next Generation is a 10-year program through Sarasota Ballet that not only teaches ballet, but gives students the discipline and confidence to succeed in school -- along with a big opportunity waiting for those who complete the program successfully.
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St. Louis's Nine Network looks at how Purina's job mentoring program helps local high schoolers.
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A new report shows the cost of college is rising at a slower rate, but that does little good in easing the struggle for affordable higher education, with fewer funds available for student aid and household incomes at a plateau. What options do students face? R