Online startups to help low-income families, housing ideas, new McSilver website

News. Mark Zuckerberg is opening a low-income private school with free health care from birth through graduation. An Internet pilot project is launching in 28 communities to help low-income families. A web portal project will help low-income, minority students apply to college. The number of low-income students is growing in Twin Cities suburbs. A Boys & […]

World Statistics Day (today!), top 10 places for story ideas, jobs numbers and resources

Did you know today is World Statistics Day in more than 70 countries? Each country is supporting the idea of “Better Data. Better Lives.” by doing seminars, releasing data and holding social media chats. Want poverty-related angles? Check out new food security initiatives, a status report on the world’s women and sustainable development. News. Low-income single […]