Career College News
On a beautiful, sunny September afternoon, the Imagine America Foundation recognized six outstanding individuals who have shown remarkable achievements throughout their careers as both students and as soldiers in the U.S. military. On Tuesday, September 23, 2008, the Imagine America Foundation hosted the 2008 LDRSHIP Awards reception on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., along with co-host Military.com and in cooperation with the Career College Association.
Career colleges have a tremendous impact on the labor force. They also provide an educational option for students who decide to follow a path other than the route to a traditional college or university. These are facts proponents of career colleges have always believed to be true. For years, though, the Imagine America Foundation (IAF) has produced its annual Fact Book, giving statistical weight to what were once merely claims. Several interesting statistics are found in this year’s Fact Book, including:
Ever wanted to know why high school students make the decisions they make? You’re probably thinking, "If I knew the answer to that, my job would be a LOT easier!" The Imagine America Foundation wants to help you. We are excited to present "Understanding the High School Student," a new seminar offered in collaboration with the National Research Center for College & University Admissions (NRCCUA), the nation’s authority on high school students' attitudes and educational aspirations.