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Savings is a top priority for parents during back-to-school season [Infographic]

Savings is a top priority for parents during back-to-school season [Infographic]

Price is the top consideration for 86 percent of parents when buying school supplies, according to a new online survey of parents of children ages 8-18, commissioned by Staples and…

Hollywood to sports stadiums, modern accountants go exciting places

Hollywood to sports stadiums, modern accountants go exciting places

Pop culture tends to portray accountants as number-obsessed managers tethered to their desks. But this picture doesn’t reflect the reality of the profession today. Accounting work environments aren’t limited to…

7 fun ideas to prevent summer learning loss

7 fun ideas to prevent summer learning loss

Students of all ages look forward to the carefree days of summer, yet parents and teachers nationwide worry about the summer slide – the learning loss that happens to all…

Keeping teens on track: National high school graduation rate still shows room for improvement

Keeping teens on track: National high school graduation rate still shows room for improvement

It’s graduation season, and across the country many families will revel in their graduate’s accomplishments. Nationally, there’s reason to celebrate, too; 81 percent of American high school seniors are expected…

Should you give education the ‘old college try’ a second time around?

Should you give education the ‘old college try’ a second time around?

Returning to school later in life is a decision that requires careful thinking. As an adult, you must consider many factors before signing up for a second – or first…

The new SAT: What students and parents need to know to prepare

The new SAT: What students and parents need to know to prepare

The SAT – widely considered to be one of the most important exams a student will take in his or her academic life – is changing drastically. When students sit…

Nurse-patient relationship is key to improved health outcomes

Nurse-patient relationship is key to improved health outcomes

The Journal for Nurses in Professional Development defines the art of nursing, the human connection between nurse and patient, as a combination of compassionate concern, openness, physical availability and empathetic…

K-12 students finding success with digital learning

K-12 students finding success with digital learning

With more school choices than ever before and the evolution of technology, students are redefining their own path to a successful K-12 education. Families are building complete, harmonious educational experiences…

5 stunningly simple secrets to creating the career you want

Singer-song writer Willie Nelson once said that “99 percent of the world’s lovers are not with their first choice. That’s what makes the juke box play.” The majority of the…

Crime-fighting accountants? New specializations are changing long-held industry perceptions

Crime-fighting accountants? New specializations are changing long-held industry perceptions

Optimistic job forecasts for trending specializations in accounting are making the field more appealing than ever for recent graduates. Accounting jobs are projected to grow 13 percent between 2012 and…

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