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How you should be investing your money right now to prepare for a recession, according to a former financial analyst and educator

Austin Hankwitz says including a specific ETF to his portfolio given a looming recession is a "no-b…

Austin Hankwitz   


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I took out $20,000 in student loans and now owe $50,000. I don't mind paying back, but the system is broken.

"We do everything society tells us," nonprofit head Kristin McGuire said. "But we enter the workfor…

Fortesa Latifi   


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Many Americans think of education and transportation as public goods, but they're actually heavily privatized. Here's why that's a problem.

Privatizing public goods may provide efficient services for consumers who can afford them, but it f…

Paul Constant   


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I quit teaching in the middle of the school year because I was having panic attacks. I loved my job, but I didn't feel safe and prioritized.

"I refuse to die for my job — whether it's from a bullet or a virus," said Beth, a 31-year-old form…

Robin Madell   


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I coach intimate scenes for TV shows like 'Sex Education.' Here's how I made the career switch from being an executive assistant.

Jenefer Odell completed a Los Angeles-based course in lockdown to become an intimacy coordinator. S…

Jodie Nesling   


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I plan to quit teaching, like many others. We're sick, tired, and overworked — and we can't take it anymore.

"I think we're going to lose so many good teachers because it's been so physically and emotionally …

Jamie Killin   


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Teacher shortages are hurting students around the world - here's how education reform could boost recruitment

Comprehensive training, job placement, and professional development can help improve job satisfacti…

Gerald K. LeTendre   


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I landed a remote job with a $20,000 pay raise after growing disillusioned with teaching — here's how I made the switch

Mollie Breese says she was in a "full mental crisis" as a teacher last year, but since switching to…

Mollie Breese   


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3 New York teachers on the endless heartbreak and stress of COVID-19: 'There are days when I just go home and cry'

Students are academically behind, but many of them are also emotionally broken, says Bob Hechler, a…

Melissa Petro   


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After prison, all I wanted was a second chance at higher education. The pushback I got due to my criminal record made it feel impossible.

"In prison, you know what you did and when it will end. As an ex-felon, you learn that your punishm…

David BenMoshe   


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3 ways colleges can help the nation's student mental-health crisis, according to the CEO of Barnes and Noble Education

Colleges should seek student input on services they want and offer mental-health literacy classes, …

Michael Huseby   


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I'm a school-bus driver. I love my job, but nationwide driver shortages mean I've never been more exhausted.

"There are many people who think, 'Oh, they just drive a bus,' California bus driver Ms. Andie said…

Guadalupe Gonzalez   


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8 things I wish I knew before my first year of medical school

Osteopathic med student Darian Dozier says learning to speak up in class and proactively seek help …

Darian Dozier   


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There's a shortage of special-ed teachers in the US. Advocates say the system isn't set up to support disabled educators when schools need them most.

Cole Sorenson said he was burned out in university after being forced out of the special-ed track a…

John Loeppky   


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A look at how US sex education in public schools has evolved over the last 60 years and its impact on LGBTQ students

Sex-ed policy is decided by states, not the federal government, and has historically supported abst…

Rachel Sanoff   


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3 people on how ending the COVID-19 student-loan forbearance will impact their lives and finances

"The forbearance has given me room to breathe. I've always wanted an emergency fund, and thanks to …

Meira Gebel   


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Black and brown students are more likely to receive harsher and more frequent punishment than white students. The solution isn't just about teachers.

Disciplining a disproportionate amount of Black and brown students "could hurt the general success …

Kathryn Palmer   


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Employment in state and local education is tanking

The vast majority of school funding — 90% of it, according to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos — com…

Juliana Kaplan   


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Academic journals don't pay writers, excluding scholars who can't afford to work for free from getting published. Here's why that's a problem.

Author Elline Lipkin says most full-time adjunct faculty make less than $40,000 a year, leaving the…

Elline Lipkin   


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The American appetite to tax the rich is high — and growing with each passing year

The recent developments in Washington state offer a warning for America's wealthiest people and cor…

Paul Constant