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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 People learning on their computers Learning on the job has a whole new meaning in today’s market

Lifelong learning might be the key to fulfilling work.

A stylized image of a person holding a hardhat and another holding a graduation cap Workers who can’t go back to school as adults can do this instead.

Meet the founder with a plan to make working and learning at the same time a real possibility.

Image of a person's hand placed on another person's shoulder How one man’s second chance after addiction changed dozens of lives

Now in recovery, he’s teaching others how to deal with “life on life’s terms.”

A stylized image of a person on the edge of a cliff facing the U.S. Capitol America is headed for a fiscal cliff. Here’s how to stop it.

A coalition of scholars and policymakers are working on long-term economic solutions — together. 

Three people's hands holding onto their college degree at graduation Why ‘bachelor’s degree required’ may be going out of style

A coalition of over 65 companies is nixing college degree requirements — and that's just the start. 

A woman sitting in a low-lit bedroom looking at her phone Are we too focused on the wrong things when it comes to mental health?

Mental health care is too narrow, possibly worsening the crisis. These changemakers have a plan.

Students playing together in a classroom Why are students with ADHD and autism thriving at this microschool?

Go inside the microschool where students with mental health challenges learn to belong.

A young student scribbling on a piece of paper What is social and emotional learning?

Education can — and should — be about a lot more than grades.

A person sits at a table while someone leans over his shoulder The crucial thing that resumes and cover letters miss

Want to hire the most valuable talent at your organization? Here’s one approach that works.

Collage of family photos Her son overdosed 4 times. Now she fights oppressive drug laws.

With the help of Americans for Prosperity, Christi Berrong-Barber learned her personal story has the power to make lasting change.

A person grasps a handrail on a hospital bed When it comes to veteran health care, why aren’t we doing better?

The MISSION Act was a huge win to empower veterans. But its execution by the VA has been lackluster.

A student in a classroom excited Why microschooling is growing in popularity across America

Microschools are poised to improve how we educate future generations. Let’s make the most of it.

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