Forty percent of U.S. university and college undergraduate and graduate students are 25 and older, according to U.S. Education Department data. Yet colleges and universities are largely not set up to deal with them, causing their enrollment to fall. Continue reading
What can a 5-year-old learn from a 95-year-old? At Seattle’s Providence Mount St. Vincent nursing home, that question is answered daily. You see, “The Mount” also houses a child care center of 125 tots. And the full cycle of life on display is magic. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.
President Clinton has announced a $22 billion plan to help families pay for child care. It would double federal grants to states to cover 2 million lower-income children by the year 2003. A Senior White House Advisor and the President of the National Fatherhood Initiative debate the merits of the proposal. Continue reading