Education is key to closing opportunity gap

Crain’s Detroit – Mark Davidoff and Clark Durant “While many civic leaders, businesses and entrepreneurs have positioned Detroit for the comeback we are now witnessing, the next great frontier is education. Investment of time, talent and resources...

Survey: Profs, Kids and Employers Think HS Grads are Unprepared

Education News – Grace Smith “Researchers have found that both university faculty and employers believe that public high schools are not preparing students for the expectations they will encounter in college and careers. In 2004, only 28% of college...

The 6 Best Things About Being Bilingual

Cosmopolitan – Veronica Lopez “If you’re bilingual, you’ve probably realized that it ​rocks. You can chat up that cute Spanish barista at that coffee shop around the corner, easily ace your foreign language requirement, and expand your...

Exposing Every Student To STEM

Tech Crunch – Mark Elgart “According to the National Center for College and Career Transitions (NC3T), about 20 percent of careers — and many of the fastest growing areas — directly relate to science, technology, engineering and math. But by one count, an...