Karen Weese is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, Salon, Alternet, Real Simple, Sojourners, British Heritage, and other publications.
A surprisingly small tweak to the college admissions process yields an impressive increase in the enrollment of low-income students.
Program designers are learning that the words they use really matter.
Automatic enrollment in a non-profit food program keeps more kids from going hungry on the weekends.
Limiting the choices of community college students paradoxically leads to greater academic success.
How behavioral economics is opening a creative new front in the fight against inequality.