The Denver Scholarship Foundation released a report showing that every dollar invested in a student who graduates from the program yields 9 times that amount in taxes returned to the economy.
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A new Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds while a university degree, on average, gives a $1 million boost in earnings over a lifetime compared to a high school diploma, the payoff varies widely depending on college major.
April 28, 2015
Frank Bruni advocates for perspective and balance in the college search process in Where You Got is Not Who You Will Be, as he speak to parents on this book tour.
April 09, 2015
The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium recognizes nine CTE programs for their high impact and high quality in its 2015 Excellence in Action Awards.
March 25, 2015
A new report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling shows administrators value time spent on college counseling, although most guidance departments devote less than 20 percent of their time to that task.
March 11, 2015
Speakers at the SXSWedu conference in Austin discuss why recent graduates' skills often fall short of employer demands and how to solve the growing problem.
December 23, 2014
The Education Commission of the States has compiled research on effective school counseling practices that can increase college-going rates.
December 01, 2014
The Council of Chief State School Officers released a series of actions for states to improve the rigor, quality, and relevance of high school career technical education programs.
November 21, 2014
More than 350 counselors, school leaders, and academics gathered at San Diego State University this week to work in teams to develop plans that would strength the role of school counselors in promoting college access and success.
November 06, 2014
While long-term certificates and associate degrees earned at community colleges can lead to higher wages, a new study finds minimal benefits from short-term certificates with wide variation by field of study.