Schools bribing parents with gift cards? A Chicago pilot program offering parents $25 Walgreens "Balance Rewards" cards in exchange for involvement is drawing mixed reviews.
Spelman ditches athletics program: The Atlanta HBCU has decided to use the nearly $1 million that was dedicated to its intercollegiate-sports program for a campuswide health and fitness program benefiting all of its students.
Hill Harper's four ways to wealth: The actor, a Brown University and Harvard Law School grad, outlined his blueprint for financial success in a recent presentation about his new book, The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place.
Cory Booker lets Sandy victims crash at his house: The Newark, N.J., mayor reportedly opened his doors to neighbors after the storm.