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Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) released two new reports that showed how by age 35, workers with a bachelor’s degree or higher are nearly twice as likely as workers with just a high school diploma to land a good job. Yet race, class, and gender disparities compound inequalities on the uneven journey to good jobs as well as wealth.
US college enrollments have declined by 3 million students over the past decade. While the decrease has been concentrated in community colleges, it’s coming soon to many four-year institutions, writes Joshua Wyner.
For many Black educators and students, teaching about race has never felt more important after the Buffalo massacre.
As anti-Asian attacks surge nationwide, a movement is hoping to combat hate with history, pushing states to require lessons on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in public schools.
It’s time to include social capital alongside the quality academic, skill and work experiences that are already established as essential elements of student success, writes David Etzwiler and Matt Gandal.
The longstanding structural problems—a ballooning workload, scant resources, difficult working conditions—have become more urgent lately as schools grapple with staffing shortages and struggle to meet students’ academic and social needs, in the wake of a global pandemic.
At West Philadelphia High School, administrators and teachers have tried to cushion the pandemic’s impact and keep students engaged in school.
Unlike boomers, millennials didn’t find good jobs until their 30s. Here’s what it means for colleges and employers.
New reports describe how education-work pipelines fail many young adults, especially those of low socioeconomic status. What can prompt changes?
In an effort to better prepare all students for college-level math courses, the College Board will offer a new AP Precalculus course beginning in fall 2023. It will cover a “broad spectrum of function types that are foundational for careers in mathematics, physics, biology, health science, social science, and data science,” according to the course framework.