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Laura Bassett

Jobs Report Shows Progress For Women On Key Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business

While the September jobs report released Tuesday was largely disappointing, it contained some good news for women, who saw the largest gain in public ...

Expanding Access to College -- And Jobs -- For America's Youth

Emilio Alonso-Mendoza | Posted 01.08.2013 | Education
Emilio Alonso-Mendoza

It's time to put education first and ensure that we are doing everything in our power to once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. Our economic competiveness depends on it.

The Link Between Unemployment Rates and the Lack of Qualified Professionals in America

Marcos Cordero | Posted 12.27.2012 | Small Business
Marcos Cordero

Without providing youth the necessary skills and education, whether those are basic or advanced, there is no way that America's economy, and consequently the global economy, will be given the support and strength needed to be pulled out of this daunting recession.

Universities: The Engines of Job Creation

Mike Gosz | Posted 12.24.2012 | Impact
Mike Gosz

We like to think of the university as an idea incubator. We are not just lecturing to students, giving them tests, and sending them on their way, diploma in hand, at the end of four years. We recognize that our students and their ideas are the engines of tomorrow's economy.

Reflections on a Teaching Career

Susanne Mentzer | Posted 06.19.2012 | Arts
Susanne Mentzer

This is the last week of classes and last week of my full-time employment in academia. I never intentionally aimed to be a teacher. That said, I also never regretted being one.

Obama Plan To Save Teacher Jobs Makes Many Assumptions

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 12.11.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — It's a startling statistic on the state of American schools: An estimated 280,000 teaching and other education jobs could be lost i...

The Recession Created A 'Triple Tragedy' In Education

AP | By JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 11.24.2011 | Education

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Stay-at-home-mom Cindy DePace was just hitting 30 when she decided to return to the work force by going back to school and becoming ...

BACK TO SCHOOL SAVINGS: Given Billions To Rehire Teachers, Schools Wait Instead

New York Times | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

As schools handed out pink slips to teachers this spring, states made a beeline to Washington to plead for money for their ravaged education budgets. ...

House Democrats Propose $50 Billion For Jobs-Boosting Projects

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Responding to calls among rank-and-file Democrats for more infrastructure spending, House leaders Tuesday unveiled a plan to add al...

Education Jobs Show Record Drop

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Today's employment report shows that the recession has finally hit education. With the new school year starting, September education jobs fell by 0.9%...