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Dual-enrollment programs jump-start students’ careers

Dual-enrollment programs jump-start students’ careers

In today’s globally competitive economy, a college degree is increasingly becoming a critical factor in attaining career success. Yet, as of October 2011, only 68 percent of the year’s high…

The keys to early learning: good nutrition and good books

The keys to early learning: good nutrition and good books

Growing evidence from nutritionists and literacy experts suggests access to good nutrition and good books are the building blocks to early learning. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, lack…

Are bad habits slowing your family down? Simple steps can make you more efficient

Are bad habits slowing your family down? Simple steps can make you more efficient

Almost everyone has a habit they wish they could break, and with the kids back in school, there’s no better time than now to identify and break routines that could…

Policy in practice: How nurses are leading the health care change

Policy in practice: How nurses are leading the health care change

– Health care is experiencing dramatic changes as provisions outlined in the Affordable Care Act go into effect. As the largest professional group within the health care workforce, nurses are…

High school students take nursing careers for a test drive

High school students take nursing careers for a test drive

Rachel Trevino always aspired to become a nurse. As a senior at a Chicago high school, she enrolled in the Navigate to Nursing (N2N) scholarship program, a dual enrollment program…

‘Modern Family’s’ Julie Bowen shares personal family story of living with life-threatening allergies

‘Modern Family’s’ Julie Bowen shares personal family story of living with life-threatening allergies

Pop quiz! Do you know what a peanut butter sandwich in the cafeteria, a latex glove in the science lab and a bumblebee on the playground all have in common?…

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