High school seniors reveal choices in joyous ‘signing day’ ceremony

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The class of 2029 — currently in kindergarten — read touching letters of encouragement and advice for the largely low-income, minority upperclassmen, most of them the first in their families to attend college.

College students predicted to fall by more than 15% after the year 2025

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Only a handful of states, colored in blue, are predicted to see an increase in the number of students attending regional four-year colleges and universities between 2012 and 2029. And student demand for elite institutions may be 14 percent higher in 2029 than it was in 2012.

Can start-up companies profit off one of the lowest paid professions: home-based child care?

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The San Francisco resident graduated from nearby Mills College in May 2018 with a master’s degree in early childhood education, and today she is getting her dream off the ground with the help of a new child care services company called Wonderschool.