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The overall average salary offer to a bachelor's degree graduate rose from $48,288 for the class of 2010 to $51,171 for the class of 2011.
If you're interested in a career as a medical billing supervisor, here's a closer look at career and educational requirements as well as information on what cities and states might be a good bet for employment.
A Noel-Levitz study found that students are more satisfied with colleges and universities than they were 15 years ago, and more students are enrolling full time.
Becoming a nurse practitioner requires an advanced level of training beyond registered nursing. This training, combined with licensing and certification, can translate into greater autonomy, increased opportunity, and higher salaries.
In school districts across the U.S., teachers at schools with more Latino and African American students are paid an average of $2,500 less than teachers in the district as a whole.
The grants represent the first installment in the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training program.
New waiver program will enable states to develop alternative accountability plans to ensure schools are producing college- and career-ready graduates.
A study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute has found that many high-achieving students don't sustain their elite performance.
This new nonprofit is intended to advance technologies that can transform both teaching and how children, teens and adults learn.
Within the court system, alternative dispute resolution coordinators -- commonly called mediators -- play an integral role in keeping the peace between conflicting parties. What's more, these professionals earn good salaries and benefit from a promising job outlook.
Only 43 percent of college-bound seniors met the SAT College and Career Readiness Benchmark. Learn more about the class of 2011 SAT scores here.
People with addictions and dependencies who seek out help often work with addiction counselors. Here, learn more about addiction counseling including average salaries and the current job outlook.
Student loan defaults are on the rise. Learn why, and what's being done to reverse the trend.
Psychologists study human behavior. Find out more about a career as a developmental psychologist, including salary and career outlook.
According to a Microsoft survey, only 49 percent of a parents of K-12 students agree that science and math education is a top priority in the U.S.