Obama will visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday to meet with residents who've lived with contaminated water.
Recent research shows that as many as 35,000 high-achieving, low-income students don’t apply to top colleges even though they have the grades to get in.
With high tuition costs at these elite schools, many students and their families shy away from applying — even though financial aid options can drastically reduce the costs, or even let students attend for free.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Laura Isensee of KUHF reports on a program in Houston that’s trying to change that.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.