Differences Between “A” and “D-F” High School Students

In it’s annual survey, The American Teacher, Met Life looked at student life in 2002. It surveyed 2,300 high school students in grades 7-12 nationwide. It identified a number of hallmark differences between students who earn “A’s” and students who earn “D’s” and “F’s,” plus what students in general reported on some topics. When compared …

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Earnings Differences Between College & High School Graduates, And Those With “Some College”

In it’s annual publication, “The Condition of Education 2008,” the U.S. Department of Education looked back from 1980 to 2006, and a concerning trend emerged. In 1980, a person with a high school diploma could expect to earn on average $34,200 per year, while their bachelor-degreed counterparts, who would be expected to earn more, saw …

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U.S. Ranks 15th Of 29 Developed Nations In College Graduation Rates

The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, in “Measuring Up 2008,” it’s most recent annual report on higher education, highlighted a concerning trend: Despite it’s relative influence and affluence, the United States is producing fewer college graduates than other developed nations. The report found that the U.S. produces 18 college graduates out of …

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