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No Time to Lose: How to Build a World-Class Education System State by State

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Report on educationally high-performing countries that implement policies and practices and build comprehensive systems that look drastically different from those in the U.S. Each state can develop its own strategies for building a modern education system that is globally... Read more

Early Childhood, General Education, Teacher Resource

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Is College Worth it? List of Highest Paying College Majors

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Several STEM-related degrees ranked at the top of the list. Median earnings of bachelor’s degree graduates were higher than median earnings of high school graduates for all 80 majors studied. This is true at career entry, mid-career and end of career. https://www.washingtonpost.... Read more

General Education, Parents, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

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Earning & Employment Rates by Education Level

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From the United States Department of Labor, Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, this page highlights the positive correlation between education and income and the negative correlation between education and unemployment. https://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm Also relates to:... Read more

General Education, Parents, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

Search Income & Education Across the USA

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Enter a ZIP code to see income and college graduation rates on this interactive map. http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/local/2013/11/09/washington-a-world-apart Also relates to: Income, careers

General Education, Parents, Student Resource, Teacher Resource

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