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  Building a love for science both in (and out) of the classroom

School rooted in segregation raises students’ expectations

  When Principal Donald Lilley arrived nine years ago, Annapolis High School operated like two different schools where minority students failed and white students excelled. But innovative changes helped transform the school, creating a community that thrives on mentoring. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports.

Student sees dramatic success after school overhaul

  Rasan Portlock and his 10-year-old son, Ryheim, talk with NBC's chief education correspondent, Rehema Ellis, about how the fifth-grader is achieving academic success with help from his family as well as Devonshire Elementary School in Charlotte, N.C.

A new approach to curbing violence in schools

  A Chicago school is taking a new approach to dealing with violence in school, and the results are indicating success. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports.

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  Rise in women breadwinners signals societal shift

A recent Pew Center report found that in a record 40 percent of households with children under 18, mothers are now the sole or primary source of income for the family. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports.

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