Men are leading the way in skipping 4-year degree, raising more doubts about value of college

Record numbers of youth are skipping college and entering the workforce directly, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The trend comes as more Americans are… Read More

May 1, 2024
Public Education
Mixed message? States cut college degree requirements for hiring but mandate FAFSA applications for high schoolers

More states are eliminating college degree requirements for some government jobs, bringing the total to at least 16 states announcing such rollbacks since last year,… Read More

February 5, 2024
TV icon Mike Rowe says higher education has ‘legacy’ problem, cites inflation in cost, credentialing and grading

Wildly popular TV host Mike Rowe says higher education in America suffers from a “legacy” problem in which four-year degrees don’t hold as much value as they once did. That’s… Read More

February 2, 2024
Public Education
9 in 10 small businesses think recent college grads have ‘unrealistic expectations’ 

A new survey shows 91% of small businesses fear colleges and universities are raising unrealistic career expectations for their graduates.   The survey by recruiter Red Balloon and Public Square said… Read More

January 15, 2024
Christian Schools
New Ohio college offers students the chance to earn while they learn skilled trades, faith

A new college in Ohio will combine a foundation of faith with training in skilled trades, producing students who have marketable skills, servant hearts and little to no debt. The… Read More

December 19, 2023
Public Education
‘Wow, I can be smarter!’ Students see intelligence gains when they learn to apply themselves, study shows

Students who fall behind their peers in early adolescence tend to remain academic underachievers for the remainder of their school years, with many dropping out without earning a high… Read More

September 12, 2022
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers

With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Supreme Court on Thursday put the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large… Read More

January 14, 2022
Apprenticeship Week highlights growing demand for skilled workers

This week marks National Apprenticeship Week (Nov. 15-21). Innovative organizations around the United States continue using this age-old practice to tackle current employment… Read More

November 19, 2021
Mike Rowe Shares the Dirty Truth about Work

Mike Rowe has become the face of hard work in America, especially with the success of his Discovery Channel show, “Dirty Jobs.” For years now, he has been… Read More

September 6, 2021