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Is STEM Really Enough to Prepare Students for the Workforce?

Is STEM Really Enough to Prepare Students for the Workforce?

There is an increasing focus in the United States lately on making young students ready for college and careers. One of the primary ways that this is being attempted is through STEM education. STEM education is a curriculum that is focused around science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The question of whether or not this is

Ample Growth in Low-Wage Health Care Jobs

Ample Growth in Low-Wage Health Care Jobs

There has been a recent surge in jobs in the health care field. This means that there are more job opportunities for people that work in clinics, hospitals and physicians offices. Sounds great, right? A study performed recently by Brookings Institute has shown that the majority of these new jobs in the health care field




Canadian University Spends 13 Years and $19 Million To Ensure Women Paid Equally

Canadian University Spends 13 Years and $19 Million To Ensure Women Paid Equally

In Februrary, McGill University issued checks to more than 2,100 employees that they considered underpaid due to their gender. The checks covered back pay, some as much as $80,000, according to Sean Cory, president of a union that represents university research employees. This action was part of a large program required by Quebec law to

President Obama Signs Training-Focused Jobs Bill

President Obama Signs Training-Focused Jobs Bill

President Obama signed a bill into law last Tuesday to help streamline and improve an antiquated job training infrastructure. The bill, called the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act was created to address the issue of a skills gap being experienced by many companies, despite a trend of overall job growth.  The bill received support from both Democrats


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