As Washington debates what to do about the program for undocumented immigrant children, "we don’t know where our futures are going," say these student dreamers.
By PBS NewsHour
Coal miners in the heart of Appalachia face unemployment and uncertainty as the expansion of automation and natural gas threatens the industry that’s been an economic bedrock. But a West Virginia nonprofit matches displaced workers to sustainable jobs in agriculture…
People quit school for a host of reasons -- no money, workplace demands, family sickness or a new child. In Tennessee, policymakers say helping students overcome obstacles to get back into college could mean big payoffs for the state.
By Nick Roll, Inside Higher Ed
Can prevention and education programs be effective measures for stemming the opioid crisis? A new Maryland law raises the question.
As technology evolves and more online graduate programs become available at a much lower cost, should we reconsider traditional higher education in a classroom setting? Hari Sreenivasan reports on how some students earning master’s degrees at Georgia Tech are paying…
By Annette Jacobson
Today’s high school students are expected to decide on a life path early, and dedicate everything to pursuing that track, especially those considering a major or career in STEM. While it can produce students with high technical capabilities, this hyper…
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
Work colleges, where students get paid or gain credit toward tuition, are drawing renewed interest, thanks to rising student debt, skepticism about the financial payoff of a liberal arts education and employer complaints that graduates aren’t prepared for jobs.
By Vic Pasquantonio
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Some high school students in Colorado may get prime jobs even before they get their diplomas. That’s because CareerWise, the nation’s first statewide youth apprenticeship program, links students to industries and addresses manufacturers’ demand for skills, while offering employment, academic…
By Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
As California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education, there are an estimated 30 million jobs in the U.S. that pay at least $55,000 per year and don’t require a bachelor’s degree.
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