New studies echo a key call from landmark 1983 report: boost teacher training and pay.
Morgan Seckinger and her classmates sell donated charms to aid workers injured in the Imperial Sugar refinery blast.
Between 2004 and 2006, returning volunteers filed 16,000 complaints against employers.
Soaring inflation and shrinking tax revenues will make it tougher for at least 25 states to fund public services.
The Internet has made giving to those less fortunate easier than ever.
A few holes in the wall was a small price to pay for a whole lot of fun.