After miguel colon lost his father to gun violence at age three, his mother fled new york city to seek a life for her children unshackled by too familiar crime. With few viable options, she settled in the poverty –
With statistics verifying the skyrocketing rates of childhood obesity; controversy raging over the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (see sidebar); and Michelle Obama championing the anti-obesity cause, upgrading the quality of school cafeteria food has become a national obsession.
The backlit glass screen glowed as Michala Slade tapped away at the keyboard of her computer deep inside a row of cubicles. Not an unusual sight in the busy Washington office of The Carlyle Group LP, except that she is
by Jay Mathews Twelve years ago, I stumbled across a story that seemed too good to be true. A Catholic high school in Chicago ensured its financial survival by having students help pay their tuition by working one day a