June 15, 2013 The United Negro College Fund's new campaign shows just how much the way we talk about and around race has changed.
June 13, 2013 A federal ruling against a major movie studio's use of unpaid interns could have a wide impact on uncompensated labor, including internships for college credit. Workers' advocates say many interns are preventing workers who can't afford to work free from entering the labor force.
June 11, 2013 The Obama administration's Social Innovation Fund has spent millions to help scores of nonprofits develop innovative solutions to pressing social problems. While participating groups say they're helping thousands of people, it's not yet clear what the government is getting for its money.
June 10, 2013 When Denver teenager Dajina Bell graduated from high school last week, she celebrated a remarkable academic and personal comeback. Bell's high school years were marked early on by her brother's death and a host of other troubles.
June 8, 2013 A successful Broadway set builder took his theater skills back to New England. At the tiny Addison Repertory Theater, a part of the Hannaford Career Center, he teaches all aspects of professional theater to students — some of whom go on to successful careers in Hollywood and New York.
June 5, 2013 This year's graduates — whether from high school, community college or a four-year college — are finding better job prospects than at any time since 2008. Overall starting salaries for college grads are expected to rise 5.3 percent this year.