Many students who enroll in college leave with crushing debt and no degree. Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School in South Easton, MA offers students an alternative to higher ed.
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10 years ago, Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans and prompted a controversial state-led experiment in public education. In today's citywide system of charter schools, test scores and grad rates are up. But is New Orleans really a model for urban school reform?
55% of prisoners are reincarcerated within five years of their release. This program is trying to change that by offering prisoners college classes while they’re in prison and options to continue their education once they get out.