New poll shows nearly half of American parents rethinking value of four-year college; want additional alternatives for children
Many parents are rethinking the value of a traditional four year college education, opting instead for hands-on experiences for their children such as vocational education programs, joining the military or starting their own business, a new poll has found. Even without obstacles such as finances, nearly half of parents want alternatives to four-year college for...
By Meghan Gallagher | May 3, 2021
Photo Tour: What back to school looked like in 16 countries around the world, where little about the classroom (or family garage) feels familiar amid the pandemic
The first day of school is a major milestone, no matter your grade, age or hometown. But back to school during this strange and disorienting year, amid an ongoing public health crisis, means something much different. Depending on where you live, it feels radically different too. Over the past few weeks, as new photos have...
By Meghan Gallagher | September 22, 2020
Photo Tour: What school, class & safety look like in 8 countries around the world as students return after coronavirus
After months of skyrocketing coronavirus cases, shuttered schools and remote learning, the push around the world to reopen campuses and bring students back to class raises a new wave of questions and concerns. What will a school day look like in a time of social distancing? How will classrooms and learning change? How will district...
By Meghan Gallagher | May 26, 2020