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Benefits for Women Becoming Financial Planners

(NewsUSA) - The financial services industry is changing and diversifying, and this includes women becoming financial advisors at a rate higher than ever before.If you’ve ever considered a career …

Create a career that fuels your dream lifestyle

(NewsUSA) - When will you break away from your 9-to-5 job so you can embrace the lifestyle of your dreams? “Hindsight 2020” author Kyle Corbett is motivating would-be entrepreneurs who are still …

Most conservative colleges in America

Based on 2023 data from Niche, Stacker developed a list of the 50 most conservative colleges in the country.    

First Black Grandmaster Discusses the Importance of Diversity, Celebrity Players and Future of Chess

(BPT) - Maurice Ashley is inspiring a new wave of chess players. In 1999, he earned the title of Grandmaster, the first Black person to do so. Since then, he has become a prolific commentator, …

Fewer Pell grants are being awarded as tuition continues to climb

Best Universities analyzed trend data up to the 2020-21 academic year from the National Center for Education Statistics to see how Pell Grants and other financial aid types stack up over years of rising tuition.

How K-12 public school funding has changed over the past decade

HeyTutor has studied the changes in public school funding over the past decade, using data from the Census Bureau's Annual Survey of School System Finances.  

Most liberal colleges in America

Stacker used data from Niche to determine the 50 most liberal universities and colleges in America.  

4 things U.S. workers need to know about beating inflation if disability strikes

(BPT) - The Social Security Administration implemented their highest cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in four decades earlier this year. This annual COLA is based on increases in the Consumer Price …

States with the highest rate of layoffs

You've seen the reports, but where are layoffs actually happening? Stacker used Bureau of Labor Statistics data to compare all 50 states and Washington D.C.
How the nursing workforce has changed over time
Canva Even as the population of the United States becomes more diverse—with people of color making up more than 40% of U.S. …
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50 best colleges on the West Coast
Canva With thousands of colleges and universities in the United States, narrowing down the field can seem impossible for …
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50 most selective colleges in America
vectorfusionart // Shutterstock While there is no shortage of exceptional colleges in the United States, there are millions of …
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How summer programs targeted learning loss in grades K-12
Kayla Ruble for The Washington Post // Getty Images Among the many lifestyle changes forced upon people of all ages by the COVID-19 …
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Here's where every state stands on math and reading proficiency amid 20-year lows
Canva - 4th-grade math: --- 74% at basic level, 37% proficient --- 2022 average score: 236 (5-point decrease from 2003) - …
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10 US universities with the most graduates in multicultural education master's programs
Mike Liu // Shutterstock Non-native English speakers are the fastest-growing population within American schools. As of 2020, there …
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Your workplace

From satellite to streaming: 5 tech trends to watch

(BPT) - It seems like every day we hear about a new technology that will improve some part of our lives — from AI at work to smart devices at home to cars that remind us to stay in our lanes. …

4 reasons public safety leaders should invest in mental wellness for first responders

(BPT) - First responders handle the most high-risk, urgent and dangerous events in their communities. Police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics and other public …

Roofing could be your key to a thriving career in 2023

(BPT) - The last few years have been a rollercoaster for workers in the U.S. The country saw its greatest job loss since the Great Depression and almost a year later faced the challenge of not having …

How women are finding rewarding careers in the construction industry

(BPT) - As multiple industries still face workplace shortages, one solution is emerging, especially in traditionally male-dominated fields like construction: recruit more women. According to recent …

Want to retain and empower employees? Rethink tuition reimbursement programs

(BPT) - Talent wars. Great resignation. Quiet quitting. Hiring, retaining and inspiring employees to be their best is no small feat these days. Leadership at companies big and small are looking for …

5 reasons Nautical Bowls is an excellent investment for the ideal franchise partner

(BPT) - By Peter TauntonOwning and operating a franchise isn't for everyone, but for ambitious, hard-working entrepreneurs, it can be a sound investment. I've spent more than 35 years working in the …

Rhode Island, Massachusetts colleges have the highest graduation rates—here's how your state compares

EDsmart used data from the Department of Education to see which states' colleges have the highest graduation rates. Three New England states top the list.  

Best public colleges in America

Colleges and universities are raising tuition to counter inflation so what better time to look at public institutions of learning, where prices tend to be significantly lower. Stacker compiled a list of the best public college in the U.S. using data released by Niche in 2023.    

50 best colleges on the East Coast

Stacker combed through Niche's 2023 Best Colleges in America list in order to discover which 50 East Coast schools, old and new, are the cream of the crop.

100 best community colleges in America

Stacker looked at data from Niche's 2023 Best Community Colleges in America to compile this list of the top 100 community colleges nationwide.

50 best colleges in the Midwest

Using Niche's 2023 Best Colleges in America list, Stacker identified the best 50 schools in the Midwest. Niche's rankings use data from the U.S. Department of Education on academics, admissions, and student life, along with reviews from current students and alumni.

10 skills rated most important for kindergarten teachers

eSpark looked at the skills rated most important for being a kindergarten teacher, citing data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Workable, and other sources.  

How the US compares to the rest of the world in access to early education

How does early childhood education differ across the world? eSpark looked at data from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development to find out.  

Florida celebrates CTE month with quick, affordable training for in-demand jobs

(BPT) - Florida’s economic engine propels the state forward, driving prosperity and raising the quality of life. The fuel for this powerful engine — workforce education. Currently, …

Amazon Disaster Relief Donates 22M items, Supporting 99 Global Emergencies and Humanitarian Efforts Together with Amazon Web Services

(BPT) - The number of natural disasters has increased five-fold in the past 50 years, driven by population growth, climate change, and improved reporting. As the number of disasters continues to …

More education and careers news
Reading and math proficiency are at historic lows. Here's a closer look at who's falling behind
Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle // Getty Images Concerns about the state of U.S. education have been discussed in …
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3 ways to safeguard your job and land a raise during a recession
(BPT) - With the rising cost of goods and signs of an impending recession, employees in all industries are worried about pay and job …
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Why access, education and support are vital to close the gender gap in tech careers
(BPT) - While women make up approximately half of the U.S. workforce, they are underrepresented in the technology sector, making up …
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Make Your Job Work for You
(Family Features) For some people, job dissatisfaction is the result of a crummy boss or stifling work environment. For others, the …
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50 most physical jobs in America
Canva While many Americans spend most of their working days glued to a computer screen, others exert a great deal of energy due to …
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Industries losing and gaining the most jobs
Canva The American economy's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic includes an unemployment rate that has returned to 2019 levels and …
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5 stats to know when comparing online-only colleges
Dean Drobot // Shutterstock Technological difficulties. Difficulty engaging students. Professors struggling to adapt to online …
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These are alternatives to teacher licensing requirements across 16 states
Ground Picture // Shutterstock The United States was already facing a critical shortage of teachers before COVID-19 brought the …
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How to Become a CFP® Professional
(NewsUSA) - Financial planning can help you reach your goals in life. It is also a profession that offers rewarding, flexible …
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5 countries that offer free college—and how they accomplished it
Ground Picture // Shutterstock In Europe, the collective commitment to make public education universal and government-funded rose …
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Top party schools in every state
Sean Pavone // Shutterstock Many schools tout their high average GPAs, beautiful campuses, or competitive admission rates. However, …
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Hardest college to get into in every state
Jorge Salcedo // Shutterstock It is conventional wisdom that having a college education can be an enormous advantage in terms of …
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How quit rates vary by company size
Andrey_Popov // Shutterstock Nearly 3.5% of private-sector workers quit their jobs in November 2021, marking a record high point …
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Learn how to set meaningful goals, with the gumption to go after them
(BPT) - Whether you're a college grad, young professional or in mid-career, chances are you've already faced challenges that seemed …
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The industries where workers are quitting their jobs in droves
RossHelen // Shutterstock Much has been made of the Great Resignation—the mass exodus of American workers from their jobs since …
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