NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who have spent time in foster care are far more likely than other adults to lack a college degree, health insurance and a stable health care provider, according to a new federal analysis that is unprecedented in its scope.
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A new study by researchers at the Reading & Literacy Discovery Center of Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital was able to produce brain images with evidence that reading has benefits and screen-time has detrimental effects on a child during the formative years of 3 to 5 years-old.
Even 10 years after earning a degree from a liberal arts college, students have a median return on investment that is approximately 40 percent lower than students who attend other colleges, according to a recent analysis.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Plans are still moving ahead to consolidate Connecticut’s 12 community colleges into a single accredited school by 2023, despite escalating resistance from faculty unions who question whether the complicated proposed merger will work or even makes sense.
In Colorado, it’s unclear exactly how many college students are trying to do their homework without a stable home, The Denver Post reports. Some institutions and national organizations survey students about housing and food insecurity, but the numbers are self-reported with many students never filling out the information.
WAVERLY, Ill. (AP) — Erin Huff’s recollection that she never questioned what she’d do in life was confirmed recently when she found a paper from her early school days noting her desire to become a “teecher.”
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In the background of a powerful photo of 15 black medical students from Tulane University is a slave cabin. In the foreground stand the students, wearing the white lab coats that tell observers they’re members of a highly trained and prestigious profession.