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There is no denying it. College costs are skyrocketing.
A recent survey by Northeastern University revealed that business leaders are increasingly skeptical about the nation’s postsecondary institutions ability to prepare students with the skills necessary to be successful in
The sprawling city of Houston, often called the energy capital of the world, is home to thousands of companies engaged in energy-related work. The energy industry has enjoyed success in recent years, driving much of the area’s economic growth and employment.
As the cost of a college education continues to skyrocket, families and prospective students are asking themselves, “What is the true value of a postsecondary credential?” Is it to land a job upon graduation? Is it to ensure family-sustaining living wage? Is it to find a sense of purpose?
The Department of Education released the contents of the agency’s $68.6 billion dollar portion of the President’s 2015 budget proposal this week, and with it outlined the initiatives it plans to focus on in the coming year.
Our nation has a critical choice to make: high skills or low wages.
Even though the number of young people with a postsecondary credential or college degree is on the rise, the same cannot be said for youth employment, as many struggle to secure a job.
Speaking at the University of Michigan last January, President Obama made the case for more affordable college education as a key to economic advancement.