dropout

Politics
The late night talk show promises to throw a huge "dropout party" that will include balloons, music and any cake the candidate wants, unless it's red velvet.
Impact
Preventing girls from dropping out is not a simple task. It requires concerted efforts from different stakeholders with appropriate resources to win the battle for girls' education. When resources are unavailable or removed from the school, then girls like Kong pay the price.
Education
In 1984, as a Malaysian school dropout, the fifth of twelve children, I was humiliated because I couldn't afford milk for my own two children. This caused a very strong sadness in my heart, but that year I learned about positive thinking and mind science.
Education
Youth voice has always been vital to social and political change in America. From the civil rights marches in Selma that we remember this month to recent presidential elections, youth voice has the power to change the course of the nation.
Impact
Ten year old Piero ( imaginary name) wakes up every morning at six a.m. He washes his hands and face, brushes his teeth, combs his hair, gets dressed and rushes down the stairs.
Politics
Across the country it's back to school time. I hope it is a year full of promise and not disappointment and added stress for all children -- especially those most vulnerable. I also hope this school year begins with a renewed commitment to help every child succeed.
Education
You don't have to be mad or disappointed. Schools are doing the best they can with the resources they have for as many students
Education
How can a country successfully move its young people from education to employment? What are the challenges? Which interventions
Education
Unemployment rates for America's young adults have spiked, but college graduates maintain an advantage. Seven percent of
College
By the time she arrived in Kenya, between her freshman and sophomore years at Princeton, Eden Full had already done the kind of hands-on work that can make a smart, ambitious student wonder whether getting a college degree is all that necessary.
Videos
College enrollment among Hispanics has hit an all-time high, and they can play a big role in meeting America's 2020 college graduation goals — if we let them. Chris Soto, Christina Lopez, Deborah Santiago, Guisela Marroquin and Victor Cedeno share their thoughts.
Post 50
Geraldine Johnson, 64, is unemployed after paying $60,000 for a master's degree. She lives on $1,034 in Social Security and in December will begin paying $400 of that toward her student loans.
Business
Mike Smith, director of the City Of Albuquerque's Public Service University, is revamping the way the city manages hiring
Education
The struggle to make sure a quality education is available to every child -- and not just a privilege for a few -- is the unfinished and critical business before the nation for it will determine America's future place on the global stage in a rapidly changing competitive world.
Education
Youth Radio: In a nutshell, tell us about your argument that when academia focuses solely on getting kids to college, it
Education
We discussed a holistic approach to manhood. It was protocol for each young man to stand whenever he spoke. And when they
Latino Voices
Becoming the first member of his family to graduate from college wasn't easy. "I found myself constantly battling what my
Education
WATERLOO -- Bob Speed is finally getting his GED, more than 50 years after dropping out of high school. The 70-year-old Dunkerton
College
I now find myself in a position that many Americans find themselves in today, working a low-paying job, trying to pay all the bills.
Politics
In the latest ranking of student performance in science among 15-year-olds, compiled by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation