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The best jobs for young adults

Jennifer Jordan   •  
Right now, nearly three million new students – most of them young adults – are entering colleges across the country. For the vast majority of them, their goal...

IBM’s School Could Fix Education—And Tech’s Diversity Gap

Wired   •  
These six students were among the first to enroll in a new public high school called P-TECH, short for Pathways in Technology Early College High School. The program, backed by IBM, aims to prepare mainly minority kids from low-income backgrounds for careers in technology. The idea is to earn a high school diploma and a free associate degree in six years or less.

‘Students In Action’ Changes Lives of Youth Volunteers

NJ   •  
The phrase, "it is better to give than to receive," has proven true over the years. But it especially resonates with this year's at-risk youth who are participating in the Jefferson Awards' Students in Action program.

Something to celebrate: Bipartisanship at work in D.C.

Melanie Anderson   •  
After years of delay and disagreement, Democratic and Republican Senators worked together to hammer out a compromise education bill to replace the outdated No Child Left Behind, also known as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and the nation’s overarching law guiding K-12 education.

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