Issue: Education

Does Head Start Promote Outcomes for Low-Income Parents?

— While the landmark program begun during President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty is always discussed in terms of impacts for poor children, a new study shows that Head Start fosters parents’ own educational advances. Read more

The Promise of Universal Community College

by Josh Wyner
— When high school enrollment became the norm in America, it triggered a wave of innovation and economic growth. Could President Obama's plan to make community college tuition free have the same effect, especially for people who don't traditionally benefit from higher education? Read more