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Solutions to America’s biggest problems are emerging all around us. See the inspiring leaders behind them, and how their bottom-up approaches are transforming people’s lives.

All Stories Photo collage of a person working, money, and a person graduating. Why modernizing the Pell Grant is both possible — and vital

This federal program hasn’t changed in decades. It’s time for a fresh start. 

Two students reading together in a classroom Think education has to be ‘either/or’? Think again.

Farmhouse Phonics is creating an ecosystem of support for learners of all kinds.

A foster family and child plays together in their house. These 3 organizations are challenging the status quo in foster care

Meet the innovators using tech and personalized mentorship to transform child and family outcomes. 

Apartment units How this innovative affordable housing solution addresses high rent one room at a time

PadSplit benefits both renters and landlords alike.

Students engaged in their learning in a classroom Why we need more innovation in education

Here's what the future of learning can look like.

Opal Lee stands outside of her home after it burned At 89 years old, she walked from Texas to Washington, D.C. Here's why.

Why does Juneteenth matter to us all?

Students engaged in their postsecondary educations 3 innovations connecting learners to jobs – and transforming education

New educational models fill the talent gap for employers and the opportunity gap for workers. 

An excerpt from an old letter that reads, "we have not now, have never had, and do not expect to have in the near future, any women students..." How a widening labor gap becomes an opportunity

Attracting women to tech shouldn't be about quotas. It should be about this instead.

Son of Saints founder Bivian "Sonny" Lee III at a football game with two boys he mentors Boys need their fathers. The next best thing? A whole team of adults.

This changemaker lost his father. Now he’s standing in for other absent fathers.

A student learning on a computer in a classroom 7 education trends to watch in 2024

A new horizon for teachers and students alike

Photo of a classroom with a student highlighted in yellow Could individualized learning be the future of education?

Every child is unique. Learning opportunities can — and should — account for their individuality.

A teacher engages with students in a classroom K-12 education reform: Top issues and solutions

Public education hasn’t changed much in 3 decades. We desperately need to innovate.

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