How poor schools cheat smart students

Students in a lot of schools are repeatedly told they need to go to college, and they’re told what they need to do to prepare. But in poor schools even the best students often lack the basic encouragement and support they need to access a college education. I believe we could change this by providing better counseling and higher education programming.

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Parents welcome scale-tipping newborn

Kelly Corsetti talks about her delivery of her 13-pound, 11-ounce baby Valentino, who was born Friday morning. Sutter Davis officials say he is likely the hospital's heaviest baby and falls above the 99th percentile for birth weight. CREDIT: Nashelly Chavez / The Sacramento Bee
Parents welcome scale-tipping newborn 1:01

Parents welcome scale-tipping newborn

Chad Holbrook recaps Game 3 loss to Kentucky 5:48

Chad Holbrook recaps Game 3 loss to Kentucky

JT's Kia Every One.mp4 0:31

JT's Kia Every One.mp4

Ross Grosvenor provides spark in USC's win over Kentucky 2:32

Ross Grosvenor provides spark in USC's win over Kentucky