Education

How vocational schools are working with manufacturers, contractors to better instruct students

Manufacturers and contractors collaborate with vocational schools to draw high school students into a surplus of tech-heavy jobs with promising career paths.

Q&A: Buckeye-in-Chief Michael Drake on OSU’s role in Columbus, Ohio and the world

OSU’s president on his first year and the challenges facing academia.

Partnership sets its sights on improving Columbus education

With economic development at the core of the Columbus Partnership’s mission, members’ involvement in education initiatives developed organically.

A look at college tuition perks at Starbucks, McDonald's

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says it will now cover four years of tuition reimbursement for workers to earn an online undergraduate degree from Arizona State University, instead of just two years. Last week, McDonald's Corp. also announced it was expanding a college tuition assistance program to workers at all its U.S. stores.

Central Ohio universities craft courses to meet changing needs of businesses

Higher education and industry are joining forces to generate customized classes that better address area workforce needs.

Large student debt load limits young Americans' home-buying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Younger Americans are struggling to keep up with steadily-rising student debt loads, a burden that is limiting their ability to buy homes.

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