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The Higher ED Blog: Three ways to step up your youth engagement game

Youth. What a lame noun to describe a person (or group of people) under a certain age. Then again, Thesaurus.com lists youngster, fledgling, and teenybopper More...

The Higher ED Blog: One community’s failed attempt to engage youth, and how it rallied

It is well known among economic developers that youth are important to a community. Like other migratory creatures, a strong presence indicates an ecosystem in More...

2014 A ‘Turnaround Year’ for Palm Beach County Ending with the Lowest Unemployment Rate in 7 Years

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2015) – 2014 was a turnaround year for employment in Palm Beach County – there were more employed county More...

Lynn University Students get Inside Look at Career Opportunities in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. – College students are learning they can launch their careers right in Boca Raton after graduating. Lynn University and the Boca Chamber More...

Are cities becoming less youth friendly?

With childhood obesity at an all time high, it would seem ridiculous for cities to introduce policies that restrict youth from participating in outdoor activities. More...

Anthology Focuses on Great Teachers’ Impact on Learning

    WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. – A recent Gallup survey of 30,000 college graduates turned up a profound but not surprising insight: having a More...

How can technology help us understand and reduce youth unemployment?

The number of young people in developing regions between the ages of 15 and 24 is estimated to double from 200 million to 400 million More...

The world’s largest-ever generation sees burden and opportunity

Editor’s note: This story is a continuation of a series on global youth unemployment, ” Generation TBD,” produced by The GroundTruth Project featuring work by More...

Why immigrant kids become homeless: study finds cultural clash with parents is the top reason

At age 12, Cheyanne Ratnam began couch-surfing to keep herself housed. By 14, she was a ward of the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto. After More...

The Higher ED Blog: The one surprising thing you should do to make sure your youth come back

Don’t kid yourself, your community will never retain 100 per cent of its youth (and it shouldn’t try to anyway). The process of youth outmigration More...

FAU and Technology Business Incubator join FPL on New Solar Energy Study

Boca Raton, Fla. (October 1, 2014) – Two new solar-panel installations, constructed by Florida Power & Light Company on the grounds of the Technology Business Incubator (TBI), More...

Alexander Dreyfoos W. School of the Arts and Suncoast Community High School Among Top High Schools in the Country According to Newsweek

Newsweek Magazine just published its list of America’s top schools for 2014, and two Palm Beach County schools made the list of 500 – Alexander Dreyfoos W. School More...