State and federal budget deficits have already had a noticeable impact on public employees, but they may also hurt teenagers looking for summer jobs.
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A rise in demand and declining budgets are causing strain on community colleges across the U.S., according to the Pearson Foundation.
New research indicates that working more than 20 hours a week while in high school can lead to academic and behavior problems.
The tough economy and rising tuition costs have taken their toll on college students, as freshmen at universities across the country are now less likely than ever before to rate their emotional health as being above average.
A recent study found that monetary incentives had only a modest effect on students’ educational performance.
The decrease seen for the 2008-09 school year is blamed on economic conditions and declining interest in traditional locations.
College seniors who graduated in 2009 carried an average of $24,000 in student loan debt, up 6% from 2008.
A new survey has found that employers believe recent graduates do not demonstrate enough professionalism in the workplace.