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All Stories A student on a computer Can employers train their workforce more easily — and benefit, too?

Why mid-career skills programs could be the way forward

Two students reading together in a classroom Think education has to be ‘either/or’? Think again.

Farmhouse Phonics is creating an ecosystem of support for learners of all kinds.

A child and her foster parent lay beside one another in a field A Texas town inspired a Hollywood movie by adopting 77 kids

The film, executive produced by Letitia Wright and Joe Knittig, CarePortal CEO, shows how communities strengthen families.

A photo collage of herring fishermen at sea Supreme Court rules in favor of fishermen, says government has overreached

In a ruling with far-reaching implications, government agencies can no longer enforce decisions not authorized by Congress. 

Image of a person's hand placed on another person's shoulder How one man’s second chance after addiction changed dozens of lives

Now in recovery, he’s teaching others how to deal with “life on life’s terms.”

A stylized image of a person on the edge of a cliff facing the U.S. Capitol America is headed for a fiscal cliff. Here’s how to stop it.

A coalition of scholars and policymakers are working on long-term economic solutions — together. 

A stylized image of a person holding a hardhat and another holding a graduation cap Workers who can’t go back to school as adults can do this instead.

Meet the founder with a plan to make working and learning at the same time a real possibility.

A person grasps a handrail on a hospital bed When it comes to veteran health care, why aren’t we doing better?

One veteran’s story of how the MISSION Act’s promise failed her illustrates needed changes at the VA.

People learning on their computers Learning on the job has a whole new meaning in today’s market

Lifelong learning might be the key to fulfilling work.

A student in a classroom excited Why microschooling is growing in popularity across America

Microschools are poised to improve how we educate future generations. Let’s make the most of it.

Split screen image of people during a street protest juxtaposed with the Declaration of Independence America’s founding ideals: Relics, or a roadmap?

On the anniversary of America’s founding, there is uncertainty about the future. Here’s what we can learn from the past. 

A group of people posing for a photo in an auditorium Are social problems rooted in fixable childhood issues?

 A lack of stable childhood relationships can lead to poverty, homelessness, and other societal issues.

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