Lucy Hester

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Why Poor Students' College Plans 'Melt' Over The Summer

A large number of poor high school students, who say they are continuing on to college, fail to show up in the fall. The reason is referred to as the "summer melt." Students face many hurdles over the summer including lack of resources and mentors.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>And as colleges do …

Robert Samuelson: More high tech employment angst

Just what explains today’s continuing high unemployment remains a central economic question of our time. In my last column, I largely exonerated the computer revolution, which — according to some economists — eliminates more jobs than it creates. This (the argument goes) makes it hard to reduce the …

Helping High Schoolers Redesign Their Own Education

In today's public high schools, standards are rising, funding is declining, and employer expectations continue to grow. Mastery of the fundamentals, …

Parenting News, View and Advice, from Pregnancy to Teens | HuffPost UK

Matt Rood Mr Gay Europe 2017 and founder of Pride Families, which promotes LGBTQ+ fostering and adoption<p>Robin Spinks Senior Strategy Manager at RNIB …

Smaller, paler Earth unveiled in new NASA photo

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A robotic space probe nearly 900 million miles from Earth turned its gaze away from Saturn and its entourage of moons to take a picture of its home planet, NASA said on Monday.<p>The wide-angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn's rings and …