Charters draw students from private schools, study finds

| September 1, 2012

Charter schools are pulling in so many onetime private school students that they are placing an ever-greater burden on taxpayers, who must fund an already strained public education system, according to research released Tuesday. The study by a Rand Corp. economist found that more than 190,000 students nationwide had left a private school for a […]

UC reaching out to depressed students online

| August 17, 2012

The anonymous online conversation began after the student revealed that he planned to kill himself. “What should I do?” the sophomore asked a counselor at his Midwest college. “I figure you will probably tell me that killing myself is not a good idea, and I know that. But it does seem like a good option […]