Majority of 2017 High School Grads Enrolled in College

In October 2017, 66.7 percent of 2017 high school graduates age 16 to 24 were enrolled in colleges or universities, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Among persons age 20 to 29 who received a bachelor’s degree in 2017, 77.6 percent were employed.

Among recent…

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Information Systems Majors are the Best-Paid Business School Graduates, Study Finds

Here’s a good tip for choosing a major: Students who earn degrees in Information Systems (IS) earn higher starting salaries than fellow business-school counterparts.

Additionally, IS students benefit from one of the strongest national placement averages.

These statistics are just some of the findings from the latest edition…

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Colleges That Pay You Back

The Princeton Review has released the 2018 edition of Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.

This annual guidebook, now in its 4th year, is the education services company’s resource for college-bound students and their parents shopping…

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It’s Graduation Time

It’s time for gowns, carnations, diplomas and lots of pictures, the U.S. Census Bureau reminds us all.

This is the season for graduations — with ceremonies being held all over the country for students from kindergarten to graduate school.

Nationwide, there are more than 77 million students at all…

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How Much School Spending Goes to Actual Classroom Instruction?

Schools across the nation spent over 60 percent of day-to-day expenditures on classroom instruction in fiscal year 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Public Education Finances: 2015 report released today.

Now, the first thing most people think upon reading this is, “only 60 percent – shouldn…

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