According to national data, African Americans hold fewer than one percent of doctorates awarded to mathematicians in the U.S., and overall earn fewer than 7 percent of doctoral degrees across all disciplines.
Communities can make a big difference in supporting their local nonprofits, whether it is through donating directly to the organization or by volunteering time or resources. Thousands of organizations rely on these monetary and time donations every year to make ends meet and to continue serving their communities.
A new report from Grapevine, the annual report on higher education spending, found more states increased their investments in higher education in the last fiscal year of 2017/2018, totalling more than $91.5 billion.
In rural areas, the number of adults with a higher education is small, and this very fact has led to problems with local companies who have an excess of jobs that can’t be filled by properly trained workers.
According to a new report by the Vera Institute of Justice and Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, postsecondary education programs lead to positive social and economic outcomes for prisoners and society.
Read our interview with Executive Director of the Detroit Public Library Foundation Sean Ryan Everett on how the organization provides funds and key support in order to help the Detroit Public Library grow.
According to a new report from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, transfer students from community colleges who are admitted into prestigious private universities graduate at higher rates than students who are admitted as first-time freshman.
A new study found that parents who read to their children a lot boost their child’s learning and language skills by more than half a year, or at least eight months, according to researchers from Newcastle University.
According to data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, more than 30 percent of 4th graders and 24 percent of 8th graders are testing below basic level for their reading skills, as reported by NPR.
Loss is very common in childhood – 9 out of 10 children experience the death of a close family member or friend and 1 in 20 children experience the death of a parent. In contrast, teacher preparation to support grieving students is uncommon.
In 2018, we had the pleasure of interviewing many organizations that are transforming communities across the US. We celebrate all of the leaders we interviewed and congratulate the five nonprofits whose articles were read the most this past year.