At highly selective schools, 2019 college admission rates were pretty low: Harvard: 4.5% Yale: 5.91% Stanford: 4.3% in 2018 (They are no longer releasing the number.) But we are looking at a tiny proportion of the higher education population. At…
While children’s allowances are way up, the financial responsibility that parents hope to develop has not been apparent in financial literacy surveys.
Fifty years ago, when Sesame Street was a new educational idea, it proved that watching TV could make our kids smarter academically and emotionally.
Rather than identifying pockets of poverty, recent income mobility research suggests policy makers focus on opportunity areas.
When Kalamazoo, Michigan made college more accessible to high school graduates through a free tuition program, they were surprised by some of the results.
Calculating the value of college involves what we spend, what we sacrifice, what we earn, and some other surprising considerations.
Students and their parents might be surprised that a diploma from an elite college might not have the life-changing impact they expect.
The average American has access to the types of consumer goods that only the wealthy used to buy. We can purchase a pricey iPhone or watch Netflix on a massive home TV screen. We eat steak, enjoy ahi tuna, and…