What’s wrong with this picture? Many of the California counties served by Pacific Gas and Electric Company suffer from double-digit unemployment, while the company worries where we’ll find enough skilled people to replace the more than 40 percent of our workforce that will be eligible for retirement over the next five years. The mismatch between the skills of job seekers and employer needs is holding up growth across our economy.
If we actually want a better functioning democracy, just as we promote in our efforts abroad, we need a more informed and active citizenry at home.
Students over the age of 25 increased 42 percent between 2000 and 2010, and that number continues to grow.
The importance of consumer sophistication on financial matters is as critical as ever in today’s complex and rapidly changing economy.
Everything the U.S. spends abroad on education, from training teachers in rural areas to Fulbright scholarships, contributes to mutual understanding and peace.
Shouldn't there be a way for the school to recoup its investment?
One sector of the higher education system is devouring a disproportionate percentage of taxpayer education dollars and not returning well-educated citizens.
Just as with the subprime mortgage crisis, everyone involved played a role in driving our student debt burden.
America is staring at massive transitions as millions of aging elders relinquish many of their responsibilities of the past, either purposely or due to the forces of nature.
The House is attempting to undermine the president’s ability to protect our nation’s rich heritage by moving legislation to prevent new parks.