When work comes before college More and more college students hold jobs while they carry at least a part-time class schedule and increasingly that work conflicts with college to the point students feel that they have to drop out, a new study finds.9:06 a.m.
Jean Johnson: Executive vice president of Public Agenda. She's one of the authors of a recent report by Public Agenda, "With Their Whole Lives Ahead of Them," on why students drop out of college.
Hilary Pennington: Director of Education, Postsecondary Success and Special Initiatives at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Gates Foundation funded Public Agenda's study.
Leslie Mercer: Associate vice chancellor for research, planning and effectiveness of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
An R&B, Soul Christmas with Sounds of Blackness Grammy-winning musical group Sounds of Blackness started at Macalester College 40 years ago. Since then Sounds of Blackness has travelled the world, sharing their unique contemporary gospel sound. Their new CD is called "The 3rd Gift: Story Song and Spirit" and some members sing live in Maude Moon Weyerhauser studio.10:06 a.m.
Gary Hines: Musical director of Sounds of Blackness. He's joined by 5 members of the group.