How high school grades have inflated since 2010

HeyTutor used data from ACT Inc., which administers the eponymous exam, to track how grades in American high schools have inflated since 2010.

Just 3 in 10 Americans say they aspire to the C-suite: New study

(BPT) - Who wants to be the boss? Just 3 in 10 Americans say they aspire to hold a C-suite role, according to new research from Empower, a leader in financial planning, investing, and advice. Out of …

Education & Careers

Smart steps to economic empowerment in the new year

(BPT) - Despite today’s challenging economic climate, the majority of Americans feel economically empowered and continue to strive for their professional goals, but there are generational …
The newest benefit at top companies: Private college admissions counseling
Good for retention or just a sop to the already rich? The Hechinger Report looks into the growing trend of companies offering private college admissions counseling services to select employees.
Demand for these health care jobs is increasing most in each state
Medical Technology Schools found the health care positions adding the most jobs in each state from 2020 to 2030 using Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
A new partnership paves the way for greater use of AI in higher ed
The Hechinger Report looks at Arizona State University's partnership program with OpenAI and its potential impacts on the student body.
In wealthy, educated communities, evidence emerges of a new form of "white flight"
The 74 looks into research shows that when Asian students move in, white families move out, but not for the reason you might assume.
These industries had the biggest swings in job openings
Stacker compiled data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to discover which industries have had the most significant changes in job openings.  
10 health care industries with the largest share of retirement-age workers
Incredible Health compared medical industries' shares of employees 65 and older to highlight which health care fields need new workers most.
Student test scores are falling across the world. Is the pandemic to blame?
A HeyTutor data study of PISA's latest exam found that student test scores have dropped worldwide since the COVID-19 pandemic.
How nurses' pay changed over the past 20 years—and what it means for the health care worker shortage
Staffing agency Incredible Health looked at data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to see how much nurses' salaries changed in 2022.
Which states need K-12 educators the most—and in which subjects?
TeacherCertification.com looks at the national teacher shortage and which states need educators the most in which subjects.

School Choice is the "New Normal"

School Choice is the "New Normal"

(NewsUSA) - What do parents really think about school choice in 2024? A new survey by the National School Choice Awareness Foundation sheds light on what they're thinking, and looking for, as …

The Rise of Microschooling and Educational Innovation in America

The Rise of Microschooling and Educational Innovation in America

(NewsUSA) - Every child has potential, and all children deserve the opportunity to learn, thrive, succeed, and pursue their dreams. However, following the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s students are …

School Choice: No Longer "If," but "How"

School Choice: No Longer "If," but "How"

(NewsUSA) - Over the last thirty years, the efforts of parents, educators, and state leaders have laid the foundation for a pluralistic sea change in how we think about the education options …

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Forging a Path: Women Welders

Six of the 94 female welding students at Texas State Technical College who are about to enter the primarily male-dominated industry of welding. (Photo courtesy of TSTC.)
(NAPSI)—“It is not for the faint of heart,” Erica Bridges said.   Bridges is a Welding Technology student at Texas State Technical College (TSTC). She was referring to her field of study …

New Tools Help Teachers Improve Student Literacy

A few minutes of literacy learning a day contributes to a lifetime of success.
(NAPSI)—Many people don’t know this, but a few short videos can make a big difference in education in America. The Problem The National Assessment of Educational Progress, an organization that …

What kinds of schools fared the best and worst during the pandemic?

HeyTutor looked at a 2023 NWEA report to determine how the pandemic affected test score outcomes for students by comparing 2019 and 2022 test scores.

Trade programs, unlike other areas of higher education, are in hot demand

The Hechinger Report looks at why many young people choose to pursue short-term credentials over traditional college, seeing them as a quicker and more affordable path to a good job

The myth of the quick learner

The Hechinger Report looks at a study that found everyone learns at the same rate, although some have a head start.

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