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

Libraries in My Life

By Leslie T.  When I was a child, my family had a biweekly ritual: We would all go to the library, where we spent hours looking for books on every subject-from the mainstream to the obscure. When we got home, we would each spend the rest of the day reading, sharing ideas or just phrases … Read more