The Wage Gap is growing: In 1980, a college graduate earned 29% more than a high school graduate. By 2006, that number rose to 55%.
This is actually a pretty great conference. Most of the attendees are very similar to the Breakthrough teachers I meet in my work: committed to service, idealistic, and friendly. I attended a workshop on debunking the private sector/public good divide, and learned about some great organizations.
Highlights, worth checking out: