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The states with the highest high school dropout rates, with one exception, are located in the southern and western U.S., a report revealed. Louisiana had the highest dropout rate at 9.6%. […] Read More

About one out of five student loans, roughly 8.6 million, offered through U.S. government programs are in default, a report said, with students at for-profit schools generally defaulting at higher rates than others. […] Read More

Setting aside the partisan divide over the impeachment inquiry, we must examine a larger question: How is our constitutional framework handling the stress? Is our governmental system breaking down or holding up? Here are 4 lessons. […] Read More

Tears streaming down her cheeks, the student said her dad had been arrested. As a teacher, what can you do in that moment when you need to be teaching students what they need to know? Then, something astonishing happened. […] Read More

A majority of children in low- and middle-income nations are experiencing ‘learning poverty,’ a report said. Around 53% of children in these nations, and up to 80% of children in the poorest nations, are learning poor. […] Read More

I Am the Dream

While Arkansas Baptist College empowers the next generation of young black leaders, the reality persists that the world they enter will not welcome them as equals nor treat them as peers. That reality should make Christians cringe. […] Read More

With autumn approaching, many churches are planning the relaunch of Sunday School. It’s an opportunity for your church to return to the original roots of Sunday School, challenging culture and changing lives. […] Read More

More than half of the 7.1 million school-age refugees are not enrolled in educational programs, a UN agency reported. More than 40% of those refugees live in five nations: Lebanon, Pakistan, Sudan, Turkey and Uganda. […] Read More

The pastor of a Baptist church in South Sudan hasn’t seen his hometown in nearly 1,000 days. Many members of his church are among the 800,000 refugees living in camps in Uganda, driven out by an ongoing civil war. […] Read More

Focusing on US counties with persistent rural poverty, Together for Hope’s work includes transformative literacy programs that create opportunities for the children in these counties, helping them break the chains of illiteracy. […] Read More