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New Mexico Voices for Children

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New Mexico Voices for Children is a nonpartisan, statewide advocacy organization working to create systems-level sustainable change that will improve the lives of New Mexico’s children. To accomplish this mission, NM Voices works with state and national lawmakers and officials... Read more

Early Childhood, General Education, Nonprofit, Parents

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Kids Count Data Center

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A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT is the premier source for data on child and family well-being in the United States. Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics on the KIDS COUNT Data Center that support smart decisions... Read more

Early Childhood, General Education, Nonprofit, Parents

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CaseyCast

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation produces this monthly conversation on how we can all work together to build a brighter future for kids, families and communities. A pioneering philanthropy podcast, CaseyCast explores the well-being of America's families and neighborhoods,... Read more

General Education, Nonprofit, Parents

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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

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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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Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

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U.S. Department of Education site for the Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This financial aide form is used by most colleges and universities to determine a family’s ability to pay for higher education and forms the basis for nearly all need-based aid.  https... Read more

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Federal Student Aid

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U.S. Department of Education site for Federal Student Aid with information on preparing for and paying for college. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa Also relates to: High school, college, FAFSA, student aid, financial aid, pay for college, student loans

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