Higher Education Leads to Better Opportunities

According to an article from The Huffington Post, more of America’s jobs are requiring higher education. By 2018, six in 10 American jobs (63 percent) will require some form of postsecondary education, according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, with an estimated 22 million new workers with postsecondary degrees needed to fill […]

American South is Nation’s Poorest Region

According to a report from the newsobserver.com, an online subsidiary of The News and Observer Publishing Co., the American South has the highest percentage of citizens living in poverty. The story, which uses data from recent Census Bureau poverty figures, also reports that ten of the 12 poorest states in the nation are in the […]