Emily Olivares

For the past decade, secret donors have paid tuition for students who graduate from Kalamazoo public schools to attend public universities in Michigan. “I don’t think I would be in the same place in life right now if it wasn’t for this program,” said Emily Olivares, 22. A program called Kalamazoo Promise paid for Olivares’ tuition…

ITT web page

ITT Educational Services announced Tuesday it is closing its doors immediately. The for-profit company offered online and on-campus courses to about 40,000 students. The company accused the U.S. government of treating it unfairly. The U.S. Department of Education released a statement saying ITT had been “the subject of numerous state and federal investigations” in recent…

election in one word grab

George Washington University sits at the top of U.S. schools deemed “Most Politically Active Students” in 2016. But students at GW aren’t convinced. VOA asked several students about how politically active they were on a scale of 1-to-10. And none of the students put themselves higher than a six on that scale. VOA also asked the students to…