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6 organizations working to solve the gender gap in education — and how to help them

In our Back to School series, we tackle the big issues students face, from police in schools to representation. Because returning to the classroom is about more than buying school supplies. You might not spend much time thinking about the gender gap in education — that is, the difference in educational outcomes between boys and girls... go to Article >

New York Life Investments Expands Its Dual Impact Lineup With The Launch Of Three Thematic ETFs

4 Days ago News Source: Benzinga.com

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IndexIQ, a New York Life Investments company, today announced the expansion of its Dual Impact family of thematic investment strategies with the launch of three new funds: IQ Engender Equality ETF (NYSE... read more

The U.S. needs more nurses, but nursing schools don't have enough slots

0 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

Struggle is nothing new to Foxx Whitford. He grew up desperately poor in Fairfield, Calif., losing a beloved brother to epilepsy and getting evicted from his home as a child. As a teenager, he joined the Marines to help put himself through... read more

From Collaborative Exploration to Comprehensive Standardization to Relentless Simplification - Progressing Through Markets

6 Days ago Finance Source: Blogs.gartner.com

With the identification of a new chasm that challenges technology companies growth strategies comes the opportunity to make adjustments.    By thinking about the psychographics of organizations that are most likely to buy at any given stage of the... read more

Responsible Fashion Series investigates the question: ‘Can fashion save the world?’

4 Days ago Entertainment Source: Fashionunited.com

Image: Marta Twarowska, Antwerp Fashion Department Global fashion conference Responsible Fashion Series returned on Wednesday after a two-year hiatus, in a selection of live presentations, this time hosted in the fashion capital of... read more

Responsible Fashion Series investigates the question: ‘Can fashion save the world?’

5 Days ago Entertainment Source: Fashionunited.com

Image: Marta Twarowska, Antwerp Fashion Department Global fashion conference Responsible Fashion Series returned on Wednesday after a two-year hiatus, in a selection of live presentations, this time hosted in the fashion capital of... read more

Tiny wrists in cuffs: How police use force against children

5 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

CHICAGO — Royal Smart remembers every detail: the feeling of the handcuffs on his wrists. The panic as he was led outside into the cold March darkness, arms raised, to face a wall of police officers pointing their guns. He was 8 years old.... read more

1 in 3 working families is struggling to find the child care they desperately need

6 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

Natalie Saldana would love to put her 1.5-year-old daughter in a quality child care program while she works and goes to school, but the $700 monthly price tag makes it impossible. "Seven-hundred dollars is almost my rent," Saldana said. Saldana,... read more

College mentor relationships reach savvy students most

3 Days ago Other Source: Insidehighered.com

31% of students of color prefer a mentor of the same racial identity, compared to 5% of white students. Image:  In a recent check-in with a University of Kentucky doctoral student, associate professor Melinda Ickes detected an all-too-common... read more

A Week In Virginia On A $80,000 Salary

7 Days ago Other Source: Refinery29.com

Welcome to Money Diaries where we are tackling the ever-present taboo that is money. We’re asking real people how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.Today: a Licensed Clinical... read more

Research advocates for fixes to income-driven repayment

3 Days ago Other Source: Insidehighered.com

Image:  Two recent reports are highlighting the need for reforms to income-driven plans for paying back student loans, as the repayment pause ends early next year and the Department of Education looks to create a new plan through the... read more