The average American savings balance by age, household size, and education level

As a family’s education level increases, so does the average savings balance. People who earned a high school diploma have an average savings balance double that of those who haven’t. Similarly, people with a college degree have an average savings balance about five times greater than that of someone who only completed high school.

Va. education board to review new history and social studies standards

The Virginia Board of Education is set to review new state standards for history and social studies Thursday even as a Democratic legislator is urging them to reject the guidelines, which have become a magnet for controversy. The state‚Äôs standards of …

Taking education forward, not backward

Education is fundamental to our democracy. Schools are tasked with teaching students to be prepared for the future while understanding all the facts of our past. I taught for 51 years elementary, high school,