Tag Archives: Education

American Kids’ Education Hurt When Parents Are Deported [VIDEO]

Very interesting to see how immigrant’s lives affect their children who are citizens and their ability to pursue a quality education so they can actually contribute to society.  Check out this video we came across on CNN about how immigrants that are leaving due to the economy have to take their children back with them.

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857 Empty Desks Placed on National Mall [VIDEO]

College Board placed 857 empty desks on the National Mall to show the amount of kids that drop out every hour of the school year.  Interesting to say the least.

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White Teen Returns Black Scholarship

Unknown until the scholarship was awarded to Jeffrey Warren of Riverside CA, a white student was given an African-American scholarship.  It was for $1,000 and though Jeffrey said he could have used it…he ultimately returned.  Watch the clip here and let us know your thoughts.  Should he have returned it?

Watch the video here.

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“Satisfaction Not Guaranteed” Why the Student Loans Aren’t Working… [VIDEO]

With the way the economy has been working these days many students are not getting jobs after graduating yet they still have to pay back their student loans.  Many believe that the government needs to step in and invest in the education system and figure out how to get around it.  Check this web exclusive from the show Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer and see what economist Joseph Stiglitz thinks.

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