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Education, Industries

Recent college graduates may find it tougher to get a job in these cities

September 5, 2019

Via: USA TODAY

After finishing college, most graduates strike out on their own, looking for a job where they can apply their recently-earned degree. With a very low U.S. unemployment rate and a record-setting streak of 106 consecutive months of job growth, 2019 […]


Education, Industries

Colleges Are Cutting Tuition, but You May Not Pay Less

August 9, 2019

Via: The New York Times

Sunshine Anderson was at Mills College’s annual welcoming ceremony in 2017 when the liberal arts college revealed its big news: It was slashing its tuition by more than a third. Elated, the history major, who is now a senior, immediately […]


Education, Industries

An education law’s rotten roots: Where did New York’s ‘substantially equivalent’ standard come from?

July 16, 2019

Via: NY Daily News

Regulation of non-public schools — specifically, Orthodox Jewish schools — by New York City and state is back in the news again amid reports that elite non-Jewish private schools are enlisting parents to press the government to back off. It’s […]


Education, Industries

Jamie Dimon sounds off on student debt crisis: ‘What we’ve done is a disgrace’

June 26, 2019

Via: CNBC

JP Morgan chief Jamie Dimon says we need to “fix the broken parts” of student lending in the United States, according to Yahoo Finance. “What we’ve done is a disgrace and its hurting America,” JP Morgan’s chief executive officer told […]


Education, Industries

‘It’s maddening’: Student debt scams flourish with rise in robocalls, advocates say

June 24, 2019

Via: NBC News

The crushing weight of Michelle Lannon’s college debt — almost $200,000 in federal loans and $15,000 in a private loan — haunts her until she goes to sleep. When her cellphone rings with an unknown number, which happens daily, she […]


Education, Industries

Elizabeth Warren’s plan to forgive student loan debt is costly, but it could actually pour money into the US economy

April 26, 2019

Via: Business Insider

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts and 2020 presidential candidate, released her proposal to erase a good portion of student loan debt and provide free public college. The plan, released earlier this week, was met with mixed reviews, with […]


Education, Industries

West Virginia Teachers Are Striking Again, This Time over School Voucher Scheme

February 19, 2019

Via: Fortune

West Virginia teachers and school workers are set to strike again, and this time it’s about school vouchers. A year after they walked out asking for higher wages and lower healthcare costs, the state’s teachers unions are set to strike […]


Education, Industries, Others

Childcare Costs More Than College Tuition in 28 U.S. States

October 22, 2018

Via: Fortune

The economy is hot, hot, hot, isn’t it? Unemployment is historically low. The stock market is on a (mostly-uninterrupted) winning streak. Corporate earnings are booming. But ya know who’s not feeling that economic vitality? Parents, specifically at the moment every […]


Education, Industries

School security is a rapidly growing business

July 2, 2018

Via: CNN

Schools across the country are reassessing security measures in response to a wave of school shootings. They’re investing in video surveillance, entry control systems, lockdown training and armed police on site. And some are considering newer gadgets that claim to […]


Education, Industries

Four-day weeks bring smiles in rural schools. But will they work in big cities?

May 21, 2018

Via: NBC News

McLOUD, Okla. — In many ways Oliver Prince is your typical, happy fifth-grader. He enjoys recess, gym class and time at school on the computer. But in one key way, he, along with the other 92 students at White Rock […]