If you are a working adult who has accumulated some college credit but haven't earned enough to be awarded a degree, you are not alone. There are at least 54 million people in the nation who fall into this category. To once again put the United States among world leaders whose citizens have college degrees, these "near completers" are receiving increased attention.

The school year brings crazy schedules of carpools and extracurricular activities. To help keep some sanity during your hectic days, do your "home" work. A few simple steps to get your house organized and updated can mean less stress during the year.

Post-secondary education has been growing exponentially in the United States over the past decade, but employers know that on-the-job training is still critical to employees' success. What if you could combine the two? This is the major premise behind two powerful new models for secondary and higher education: career-oriented colleges and career academies in high school.

While the back-to-school advertisements and school supply donation drives have faded from the airwaves, the need to do more as a nation to support our schools, our teachers and our students has not. The problem is, many of us want to help out, but we’re just not sure where to start.

Before computers even started making their way into people’s homes, programmers were writing “viruses” that could cripple entire systems. Here is an inside look into what experienced IT professionals do when their networks are attacked by viruses.

Most families know the domino effect of illness all too well: one child gets sick, then the other, and pretty soon the sound of sniffling and coughing is echoing throughout the house. And when the kids head back to school, they are exposed to even more germs, making it even more difficult to stay healthy. Maintaining your family’s health is a challenge, but there are a few tried-and-true methods for keeping germs at bay during the school year.

Generations of American girls learned how to run a household in high school home economics classes. In the 21st century, girls are learning how to build the house -- and shopping malls, office buildings and virtually every other kind of structure on the American landscape.