Ontario is canceling its basic income pilot program two years earlier than planned as part of larger changes to the province’s social assistance programs.
By Gretchen Frazee
As the brutal winter drags on for parts of the country, many low-income families are struggling to pay their energy bills. In North Carolina, local governments are increasingly partnering with private nonprofit organizations to try to find new ways to…
By PBS NewsHour
Opening the Door for Low-Income Students to Overcome 'Aristocracy' of Higher Ed…
Rainier Scholars, a Seattle non-profit, is trying to curb high school drop out rates. Taking the long-term approach, they identify students with high barriers to higher education and ask them -- some as young as 10 -- to commit not…
New York Arts Program Brings 'Harmony' to Low-Income Students…
A Chicago program that targets high-risk, low-income students.
Spencer Michels reports on a program that helps low-income people with no credit gain access to loans and financial counseling.
The last of this week's coverage from St. Louis examines education in the region. Judy Woodruff looks at a group's efforts to make college a reality for low-income students in the midst of the economic downturn.
The College Summit program in St. Louis Missouri helps low income students turn their dreams of college into reality. In this interview, teacher Brian Kruger describes how the program transformed the school, his students and his own life.
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