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Jeff Bezos wants to spend $2 billion on education and the homeless. These four cities could use it the most.

The billionaire's scholarship program could go the furthest in Detroit and Las Vegas, while funding for the homeless could help mitigate the severe crises in LA and San Francisco.

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Frank CEO and founder Charlie Javice.

The 26-year-old founder of a startup that helps college students save thousands on tuition says you should treat financial aid like a job offer: Alway...

Charlie Javice is the CEO and founder of Frank, an online FAFSA aid that helps students complete the application process in as little as four minutes. Javice told Business Insider to treat a financial aid award letter as a job offer: "Always negotiate, always advocate for yourself."
Frank CEO and founder Charlie Javice.

A 26-year-old founder has a solution to what Bill Gates calls an ‘unnecessary roadblock’ to college — and her startup is helping stu...

Students are borrowing more and more for college. The US government offers free financial aid to qualifying students, but the application process is arduous. A startup called Frank helps students fill out the complex FAFSA form in as little as four minutes.

Teachers reveal the funniest wrong answers their students have ever given

Teachers know students can be brutally honest. 18 teachers reveal the funniest wrong answer students have ever given. And these kids get major points for creativity.
Only half of children today earn more than their parents did.

Striking maps show how race keeps kids from climbing the economic ladder across the US

A robust mapping tool from the US Census Bureau and a Harvard-based policy group finds that many black Americans experience persistent barriers to economic mobility, regardless of whether they grew up poor, wealthy, or middle-income.
There's a lot people get wrong about teachers.

I’m a teacher — here are 7 things people get wrong about my job

Being a teacher is one of the hardest jobs out there, but that doesn't mean that people understand what it's like. I rounded up some of the biggest misconceptions about what it's like to teach for a living.

The US was once a leader for healthcare and education — now it ranks 27th in the world

The United States ranked sixth in the world for healthcare and education in 1990, but has since fallen behind its peers. This is partly the result of reduced and poorly allocated funds for elementary and high schools, which may have produced lower levels of educational attainment.

PCF Sparkletots is setting aside S$20 million to be spent over the next three years – and it will all go towards developing teachers

Teachers will benefit by training in soft skills such as language classes.
College is more expensive for millennials than it was for their parents.

9 ways college is different for millennials than it was for previous generations

Millennials' lives are a lot different than their parents' lives were at the same age, especially when it comes to college. College today is more expensive for millennials, and there's been an increase in technological advancements and opportunities, diversity, and stress and competition.