The nation's high school graduation rate has reached a record 83.2 percent, continuing a steady increase that shows improvement across all racial and ethnic groups, according to federal data released Monday.
The hiring of college graduates at all degree levels should be very strong in 2016-17, according to Michigan State University's Recruiting Trends, the largest annual survey of employers in the nation.
Climate change, and the warmer summers it will bring, could blanket much of the western United States with persistent "smoke waves"—consecutive days of air pollution from wildfires, a new study warns.
Graduation rates among science majors at a large minority-serving college have nearly tripled since the implementation of an undergraduate research experience (URE) program ten years ago. A new study in the Journal of Research ...
The increasing proportion of the population who prefer to remain childless is a major social problem for many European countries. However this trend has not (so far) been the result of the expansion of education. This is ...
The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level course work.
A shift to defined-contribution retirement plans, such as 401(k) plans, has led to an income and education gap in pension savings that could exacerbate future economic inequality, according to a study that will be presented ...
Where light and matter intersect, the world illuminates. Where light and matter interact so strongly that they become one, they illuminate a world of new physics, according to Rice University scientists.
Pesticides beekeepers are using to improve honeybee health may actually be harming the bees by damaging the bacteria communities in their guts, according to a team led by a Virginia Tech scientist.
After thousands of hours of work, MIT researchers have released the first major database of fully annotated English sentences written by non-native speakers.