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Vocational Education At Risk Because of Focus on College

Obama's budget calls for cuts in vocational education. Credit: Getty Images
A lot of kids will never get a college degree -- at least one in four won't even make it through high school in the usual four years.
Despite that, the Bost...
Obama's budget calls for cuts in vocational education.

CA College Students Brace For State Budget Cuts

University of California Berkeley student Dior Sweeney poses for a photograph on the campus. California college students could see bigger tuition bills but fewer courses and services after lawmakers passed a state budget that slashes spen...California college students are bracing for higher tuition bills and fewer courses and campus services.

Fifth-Graders Step in to Help Fill School's Library Budget Cut Gap

Budget problems are plaguing schools today, but at Wilmot Elementary in Evergreen, Colo., students are stepping up to help fill at least one of the gaps. Denver's KUSA, an NBC affiliate, reports that when the school's library aide job was elim...School librarian had kids apply for aide post as if it were a real job.

Teacher Sells Advertising on Tests

While many of us have just recently started feeling the pinch of these tough tough economic times, teachers have been feeling it for some time. Slashed budgets and increased class sizes have many educators struggling to make ends meet in the classroo...


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