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They thought graduation was near. Instead, these immigrant students were pressured to transfer.

Chalkbeat reports on the problems a New York City school's population of English Language Learners faced before being allowed to graduate.

Learning science might help kids read better

The Hechinger Report explains how the evidence is increasing for building students' background knowledge of the world, an indirect way of teaching reading comprehension.

Managing your money

Average student loan debt declines in 2024

Experian takes a look at student loan debt and at how forgiveness programs have helped in many cases.

Most popular car colors in America

To see what vehicle colors hold sway today, CheapInsurance.com compiled a ranking of the most popular car colors in America using data from Edmunds.

How long do points stay on your driving record?

CheapInsurance.com clears up how long traffic points stay on a driving record and explains how to fight them and lower insurance costs.

The rise and fall(?) of coding bootcamps

After gaining popularity due to the promise of high-paying jobs without the need for a college degree, BestColleges reports on the state of coding bootcamps in 2024.
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4 really good reasons to use credit over cash
Money.ca provides several reasons why credit cards should be used over traditional cash without incurring fees and debt while also taking advantage of the perks of using credit.
Even as women outpace men in graduating from college, their earnings remain stuck
The Hechinger Report explains that while women are making strides in colleges and universities, the climb to pay and promotions continues to be slow-moving. 
Copying a person's likeness has become easy with AI. Is it legal?
Verbit explored what legislation might be coming down the pike to regulate the use of peoples' work and likeness with artificial intelligence.
Wall Street's Bitcoin Adoption Hindered By Regulatory Scrutiny, says one expert from Shark Tank.
Benzinga analyzes how the increased regulation of Bitcoin may affect future investment strategies.
Which U.S. metros are the most and least expensive to raise a child?
SmartAsset determined the costs of raising a child by examining childcare, housing, food and other cost data across 50 of the largest U.S. metro areas, ranking them from most to least expensive.
How to move stocks and transfer brokerages, stress-free
Money.ca explains how to transfer funds from one brokerage account to another.
What does brand loyalty look like now? Why businesses are revamping their customer rewards programs
Task Group analyzed Deloitte's 2024 retail industry outlook report to see how well customer rewards programs can strengthen brand loyalty.
Rideshare driver? Here's why your regular insurance isn't enough
If you're a rideshare driver, CheapInsurance.com explains why regular car insurance may not provide adequate coverage and how rideshare insurance protects your income and car.
10 high-impact tips to protect yourself from fraud
Spokeo provides a number of simple and quick tips consumers can take to help reduce the risk of becoming fraud victims.
A self-made billionaire's advice for lotto winners: Cash or annuity?
Benzinga reviews Shark Tank's Mark Cuban's advice on why lottery winners should opt for an annuity paid over time rather than a lump sum in winnings.

Why Gen Z college students feel more financially insecure than ever

BestColleges reports that with so many economic factors to consider, Gen Z college students feel more financially insecure than ever.

U.S. metros where financial advisor income has grown the most

SmartAsset ranked 295 metro areas based on the change in median income for advisors in 2023.  

15 of the richest self-made teenagers in the US

Stacker has compiled a list of 15 teenagers, from actors to influencers to bakers, who have created their own opportunities and wealth.

Don't forget homeowners insurance for your new home

CheapInsurance.com answers questions about homeowners insurance coverage and provides cost-saving tips.
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Why are schools that banned generative AI now embracing it?
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