According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
Henderson, the second largest city in Nevada, is taking a proactive approach to economic development in creating employment.
William P. Moore II, after following his father’s sage advice to go into health care administration, has provided leadership and direction to hospitals and medical organizations for over 20 years.
Passionate about creating social change, Anna Pikovsky Auerbach of the Moonridge Group, uses her dual major in psychology and business to find success in the nonprofit sector.
Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
After a 25-year career as a performer, John Heffron decided his passion was in education, and now leads 15 classroom teachers, six specialists and about 250 students at Henderson International School.
More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.