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6 Students Who Lost Their Diplomas Over Controversial Graduation Speeches

While some of these students were eventually awarded their diplomas, the content of their speeches was deemed too hot for commencement. 1. Kaitlin Nootbaar NBC NewsWire This week the internet is abuzz with the story of a graduating Oklahoma student who was denied her high school diploma, thanks to a slip of the tongue during her valedictory address. [...]

College Grads vs. High School Grads in The Great Recession

Is college worth the cost? Earlier this week, Georgetown University released a report about how education levels impact employment prospects: Since job growth resumed in early 2010 with the end of the recession, employment by those with a Bachelor’s degree [...]

Married Couple No Longer a Majority in USA

The American family has reached a milestone: according to the Census Bureau, married couples are now no longer a majority in American households. “The days of Ozzie and Harriet have faded into the past,” said William Frey, the senior demographer at Brookings who analyzed the data. [...] Today, traditional patterns have been turned upside down. Women [...]

7 Highly Successful High School Dropouts

It’s a common belief in America these days that without a high school diploma, you have no future. This opinion may be true to some extent, but it’s certainly not a hard and fast rule. There are a lot of highly successful people in this world who never even completed high school. One of these successful [...]