Some folks still believe that opportunity lives in America...

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Owen Jordan always knew he wanted to help people. But he didn’t know how. Now, as the founder of RESQD, he has given opportunity to …

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MANHATTAN — As we’ve covered here at Opportunity Lives, Uber’s wildfire success has met regulatory detractors, though stalwarts from both the right and the …

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Education

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When asked about his opinions on standardized tests in the 2003 film School of Rock, Jack Black quotes Whitney Houston’s award winning 1985 single, …

Energy

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Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been one of the leading voices against the Obama administration’s attempts to further regulate America’s power plants and …

Jobs

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Given recent events in France, Kuwait, and Tunisia, the world is still a dangerous place. It’s also a more competitive place for trade and …

OpportunityNews

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Many low-income suburban areas are overlooked when it comes to helping students succeed. However, there are examples of schools who are overcoming the odds …

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Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry through its ride sharing app yet has had to deal with push back from local governments and traditional …

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While education opportunities are growing around the world, in impoverished areas books are often a rare and precious commodity. They are easy to lose and destroy …

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Even though the federal government keeps increasing taxes, many states are moving in the opposite direction. That’s the finding of a recent State of the States report by the …

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With crushing student debt and an economy that is only just starting to roll again, is a college degree providing students the tools needed …

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A new report from the National Federation of Independent Businesses shows that optimism among small business is on the upswing for the second month …

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The School Choice movement has taken off across the country, yet many states still place incredibly onerous application processes on prospective charter schools, in …

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Since Michigan passed its Right to Work in 2013, workers are no longer forced to pay dues to their respective labor unions. The teachers’ …