Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online!
(Kaiser Health News)
On Wednesday, the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), launched a website called Guroo.com, which allows consumers to search for average prices for 70 services across more than 300 hundred cities and 41 states.
CUNY Program Nearly Doubles Associates' Completion Rate
MDRC tracked students in the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) at three CUNY community colleges and found that 40 percent earned a degree within three years, compared with 22 percent of the control group. Read the full report here.
The Importance of Transforming Adult Learning
(Homeroom, U.S. Dept. of Education)
Ted Mitchell, the U.S. Under Secretary for Education and Johan E. Uvin, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education call for shared responsibility in making career pathways available and accessible for adults. Read the full report here.
The Changing Nature of Middle-Class Jobs
(The New York Times)
Using Census data, this visualization shows the middle-class occupations that saw the most growth from 1980 to 2012. The biggest gainers: registered nurses and mathematical and computer scientists.