Offsetting the Diploma Deficit

Today, the high school dropout rate has reached epidemic levels. There are nearly 40 million Americans without a high school diploma—and those adults looking to return to high school have limited options. The startling figures below from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012 American Community Survey, uncover just how many adults in each state has less … Read more…

“Libs Night”: A Fun Evening With Unexpected Benefits

By Jim G.  With our youngest son Jack I started a new family tradition: “Libs Night.” Every Tuesday evening we would go to our local community library to read together, read separately, or just enjoy an evening surrounded by books. One step leads to another: I was elected to our Library Board of Trustees, became … Read more…