College Board Helping Low Income Kids Get Into College

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/26/education/for-low-income-students-considering-college-a-nudge-to-aim-high.html?hp&_r=0

Way to go, College Board! Trying to help low income kids with high test scores to apply to college. They’re also trying to increase the numbers of low income minorities in AP courses. Pretty cool.

The kids are getting packets with fee waivers, info and tips on applying to schools, financial aid, and other useful information.

I loooove that they’re doing this!

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Cell usage and the digital divide

Cell usage and the digital divide

I love the idea of studying the digital divide…

The other day, I was having a conversation about how smart phones might help close that gap. Here’s a cool article I found on the Pew Research site.