Amelia Hamilton

Amelia Hamilton is a contributor for Opportunity Lives.

When something is clearly failing, trying a new approach is the logical thing to do. And when it comes to cabinet positions, politicians and …

Decades ago, Detroit was a beacon of American exceptionalism, a thriving city built on innovation and entrepreneurship. This has not been the story of …

This time a decade ago, Clintondale High School was in serious trouble. Located in Clinton Township, a suburb of Detroit, the school was struggling …

In many states, it’s nearly impossible to dismiss poorly performing public school teachers, a new report affirms. The study just out from the Thomas …

With National School Choice Week upon us, supporters around the country are celebrating how creative solutions can foster schools that are as unique as …

Residents of Dutchess County, New York, are being challenged to think differently about their neighbors with disabilities. Until he had a daughter, Abigail, on …

As a child growing up in the Great Depression, my paternal grandfather — like so many others — had almost nothing. His own father …

When a family situation becomes unsafe for children, foster parents step in. State and local governments use foster families to care for these kids …

So many of us want to help veterans, but it’s hard to know where to go or which organizations to support. We hear stories …

What if something as simple as clean clothes could change a life? About 13 percent of American students miss three weeks of school or …