Vicky Davis studies

The college-for-all model isn’t working

Instead of going through Congress and making the initiative bipartisan, President Obama acted alone in mid-November, promising $100 million in grants to specialized high schools — such as New York City’s Pathways in Technology Early College High School — that prepare students for technical careers.

Six million youths

Study: Six million youths unemployed and not in school

Researchers worry that 15 percent of America’s young adults will become an economic burden on their communities Fifteen percent of people aged 16 to 24 in the United States are neither working nor in school, according to a new study. Researchers said the study, released Monday by the Opportunity Nation coalition, highlights the dim likelihood that […]

Dead End Degrees

Dead-end degrees that will get you nowhere

It doesn’t take a crystal ball to know which degrees have dim or bright job prospects… Trying to decide on a college major? You may want to look before you leap. According to a study from the Georgetown University Center on Education, while the average unemployment rate for all recent college graduates is 7.9 percent, […]