When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

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trillion, according to the Federal Reserve, compared with less than $250 billion in 2003. This story about middle class mobility was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

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Vernice Jones received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lane College in 2003. He retired from Mobile County Public School System in December 2005.

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Childhood As ‘Resume Building’: Why Play Needs A Comeback

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Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: via Apple Podcasts | via Stitcher | via NPROne | via Spotify. By 2003, that amount of time dropped by another 4 percent. In 2019, organizers estimate 535,690 students participated.

It’s A Smartphone Life: More Than Half Of U.S. Children Now Have One

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These stats come from a new, nationally representative survey of media use among children ages 8-18, by Common Sense Media, which has been tracking this since 2003. Although lower-income teens spend more time consuming entertainment media, they are less likely to have access to laptops, and they spend more time doing homework on mobile phones instead. Copyright 2019 NPR. Just over half of children in the United States — 53 percent — now own a smartphone by the age of 11.