Research + News | Topic: Economy
May 21, 2021
Parents Expect To Pay At Least $26,000 Annually To Send Their Kids To College
Seven in 10 parents are feeling nervous about paying for college this year due to the financial impact of COVID-19. Read the article here.
Jun 30, 2020
Dozens Of Christian College Faculty Eliminated In Spring Budget Cuts
For evangelical schools, declining enrollment poses a greater challenge than COVID-19. Read the article here
Jun 25, 2020
Gen Z Career Futures
The pandemic has thrown gen Z dreams and ambitions up in the air as economies shrink and the world becomes a more dangerous place. Read the article here.
Mar 23, 2020
US Colleges Scrambled To React To The Coronavirus Pandemic. Now Their Very Existence Is In Jeopardy
In the span of roughly two weeks, the American higher education system has transformed. Its future is increasingly uncertain. Read the article here.
Jan 27, 2020
The Grim Reality Of Millennials Who Rely On Their Parents For Money
Despite a decade-long expansion and record-low unemployment, studies suggest that between 60% and 70% of 18- to 34-year-olds rely on their parents for financial assistance. Read the article here.
Sep 27, 2018
Is The Big Standardized Test A Big Standardized Flop?
Since No Child Left Behind first rumbled onto the scene, the use of a Big Standardized Test to drive accountability and measure success has been a fundamental piece of education reform. But recently, some education reform stalwarts are beginning to express doubts. Read the article here.
Jul 3, 2018
The Value Of Education
Young people are getting paid less than their contemporaries in the year 2000. Take a look at the data here.
Apr 25, 2018
Teens Turn To Trades To Turn A Dollar
Today’s trend-setting teens are ditching the debt load of a four-year college degree in favor of learning trades and earning technical degrees. Read the article here.
Sep 1, 2016
Back-to-School Spending Trends
Based on annual surveys, the combined total to be spent on K-12 and college is predicted to reach $75.8 billion. That’s a sizable 11% increase from last year’s $68 billion, and represents the highest forecast since 2012.
Read the article here.
Jul 29, 2016
Kids Spending More On Back-To-College Gear; Tech, Clothing, Dorm Decor Top Categories
A new report from Deloitte says college bound kids are eager to up their own investment in everything from chic sheets to new smartphones.
Read the article here.