Family Structure (Nobody Gets Married Anymore, Mister)
UW has a program started by a former student of mine that fits in this conversation well. It's called the "Dream Project"--she started it as her senior project and it's now her doctoral work. It matches UW students as mentors to low income high school students. And it's really working.
Central raising tuition again. (This is a year old. The numbers for next year will be worse)
The president says those hurt the most are in the middle class.
Teach for America (maybe a way to find better teachers?)
Ultra fast, ultra cheap broadband (in Hong Kong)
STEM grants (science, technology, engineering and math), locally
Lawyers, outsourced to the future.
College the Easy Way (this is not good news)
To Get Into College, It Helps to be Rich