Education & Careers

Navigating nursing paths: Comparing travel nurses and staff nurses offers an in-depth analysis of the current nursing landscape, exploring demographic shifts and economic factors reshaping the profession. 
Community schools work to boost student performance by meeting their non-academic needs
Numerade explored the growth of community schools with NCES data and the connection between access to social services and academic performance.
States where the most workers are quitting their jobs
To find out where people quit their jobs the most, Stacker ranked all 50 states and D.C. using Bureau of Labor Statistics data from September 2023.   
How to keep your personal data a little more private while pursuing higher education
The Markup outlines key tips for college students on how to protect their online identity and data. 
He wanted privacy. His college gave him none.
An examination by The Markup of a typical college shows how students are subject to a vast and growing array of watchful tech, including homework trackers, test-taking software, and even license plate readers. 
5 of the top AI roles companies are seeking to hire
Revelo looked at data from a 2022 McKinsey report to see which jobs were the top jobs in AI.
The hidden financial aid hurdle derailing college students
Critics say requirements conditioning federal aid on 'satisfactory academic progress' are confusing and overly punitive, and legislators are taking notice. The Hechinger Report dives into how this is affecting students.

Is going back to school at the top of your New Year's resolutions? How to make higher education work for you

(BPT) - As you make your New Year's resolutions, you may be thinking about completing your education to pursue your career goals — or even enter an entirely new field. But if you've been out of …

These programs make college possible for students with developmental disabilities

Employment prospects are greatly enhanced for students with developmental delays if they acquired postsecondary education. Drs Producoes via Getty Images For students with intellectual and …

What is racial battle fatigue? A school psychologist explains

Racial stress can seriously threaten a person's well-being. John M Lund Photography Inc via Getty Images When William A. Smith, a scholar of education and culture , introduced the term “racial …

White teachers often talk about Black students in racially coded ways

Educators stereotype Black students in subtle ways. Jonathan Kirn via Getty Images When a white Texas middle school teacher told his students in November 2022 that he was “ethnocentric” and …

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74% of Americans say inflation is influencing their holiday spending: 3 money tips that can help

(BPT) - 'Tis the season, but U.S. consumers say high prices are impacting their spending habits and making them feel stressed (61%).Citing inflation concerns (74%), recent research from financial …

What do universities owe their big donors? Less than you might think, explain 2 nonprofit law experts

Exchanging gifts with family and friends can become fraught with contradictory emotions. Instead of gratitude, the recipients of expensive gifts may wind up feeling indebted to the givers. And the givers can have regrets too.

Teaching positive psychology skills at school may be one way to help student mental health and happiness

Gratitude, kindness and optimistic thinking can help kids feel a bit better. Wipada Wipawin/iStock via Getty Images Plus Youth mental health has worsened significantly over the past decade, but new …

Sandra Day O’Connor saw civics education as key to the future of democracy

Beyond her trailblazing role as the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor considered iCivics – a civics education nonprofit founded after she …

How AI can teach kids to write – not just cheat

The Hechinger Report looks into how ChatGPT's 'voiceless' writing can help students find their writer's 'voice,' and allow teachers to quickly analyze trends in student writing. 

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Why federal efforts to protect schools from cybersecurity threats fall short
The cost of safeguarding America's schools from cybercriminals could run as high as $5 billion. boonchai wedmakawand via Getty Images In August 2023, the White House announced a plan to bolster …
The education requirements for the fastest-growing health care jobs
Incredible Health outlined the educational requirements for fast-growing occupations in health care. The takeaway? Many don't require a doctorate.  
Facebook watches teens online as they prep for college
An investigation by The Markup found Meta's pixel tracking students from kindergarten to college. 
Interactive Training Tech Prepares Students to Assuredly Enter Skilled Trades Careers
Interactive Training Tech Prepares Students to Assuredly Enter Skilled Trades Careers
(NewsUSA) - How a Pennsylvania Trade School Achieved a 100% graduation and pass rate on the NOCTI state examAs the U.S. workforce struggles to fill a massive labor gap in the skilled trades …
When will the nursing shortage end?
The nursing shortage has impacted nearly every region in the U.S.  NurseJournal looked into when the HRSA projects this shortage to end.  
When it comes to using AI, nursing students trust themselves to use it correctly—but not their peers or administrators
NurseJournal found that nursing and health students are split on the use of AI in nursing school and beyond.
Why university presidents find it hard to punish advocating genocide − college free speech codes are both more and less protective than the First Amendment
Harvard President Claudine Gay, University of Pennsylvania then-President Elizabeth Magill and MIT President Sally Kornbluth testify before Congress on Dec. 5, 2023. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images If a …
Corporate Natalie Shares Her Tips on Planning the Perfect Office Party
(BPT) - With the holiday season approaching, a majority of U.S. companies are planning to host parties, according to research from HR Digest. As employees have returned to the office, it provides the …
5 ways to make a difference on MLK National Day of Service
(BPT) - Every year, people nationwide celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s not just a day off from work and …
Teens don't know everything − and those who acknowledge that fact are more eager to learn
What makes some students eager to work hard and others prefer to avoid the struggle? Kobus Louw/E+ via Getty Images If you, like me, grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, you may have come across the …
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