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Growing Size and Importance of the Hourly Workforce

Growing Size and Importance of the Hourly Workforce

All hail the nation’s hourly workforce! Quite a formidable force, they are. If you were to lay all the nation’s hourly workers from head to toe, they’d wrap around the earth three times.

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Careers in Filmmaking

Careers in Filmmaking

Where do you fit in? Explore an extensive chart of the careers involved in the magic of making movies to figure out where you fit in the film industry.

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Filmmaking Flowchart

Filmmaking Flowchart

Which job is best for you? Do you want to be in the film industry, but aren’t exactly sure what your thing is? This flowchart will definitely help narrow things down.

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Why STEM Matters

Why STEM Matters

Science, technology, engineering and math: These four subjects may strike fear in students across the nation, but these degrees are becoming more valuable each day. In fact, more than 3 million jobs are available in the STEM marketplace, and many of these positions are being outsourced because of a lack of qualified applicants in the United States.

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Our Future Demands STEM

Our Future Demands STEM

In the next seven years, more than a million jobs will open up that require specialized technology skills, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But there won’t be enough qualified college graduates to fill them.

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The STEM Dilemma

The STEM Dilemma

Promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics is a national priority to ensure American competitiveness in the 21st century. To maintain a steady pipeline of STEM-capable graduates, we need to start by investing in more high-quality STEM-capable teachers to educate and spark student interest in these subjects. Here's a look at the current state of STEM in the United States.

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STEM and Our Planet

STEM and Our Planet

The environment is a compelling context for teaching and engaging today’s students in science, technology, engineering and math.

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Where’s the STEM Gap Stemming From?

Where’s the STEM Gap Stemming From?

STEM is crucial for innovation in the United States. Businesses are struggling to find STEM employees, however.

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10 Facts About Hunger in America

10 Facts About Hunger in America

Hunger is a real story. One in six Americans struggles with the reality of hunger and food insecurity. Many believe that hunger only affects certain areas of the country, but that's not true. It's everywhere, affecting hard-working adults, children and seniors who cannot make ends meet. Let's educate ourselves about the facts of hunger.

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Fighting Low Food Security

Fighting Low Food Security

This infographic demonstrates American Income Life Insurance Co. and Food for Families' philanthropic efforts to help combat hunger in America.

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Sustainable Farming

Sustainable Farming

Smallholder farmers are responsible for providing more than 80 percent of the food consumed in developing countries. Learn about some of the challenges they face and how the International Fertilizer Development Center is helping to alleviate them.

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Are We Headed for a Food Shortage?

Are We Headed for a Food Shortage?

Farmland is diminishing. Every minute an acre of farmland is lost to development, amounting to millions of acres of farmland lost each year. The number of American farmers is expected to drop by 50 percent during the next 10 years. Did you know that 2013 was the sixth year the world consumed more food than it produced? World grain reserves are at their lowest levels since 1974, and many crops have been destroyed by severe weather -- heat waves, droughts, typhoons and hurricanes. We are facing vanishing farmland, retiring farmers, diminishing crops and a booming population growth, and our food supply is in trouble.

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The Agricultural Multiplier Effect

The Agricultural Multiplier Effect

The agricultural multiplier effect happens when investments in farming (especially in developing countries) leads to benefits for the farmer’s entire community. When farmers are connected to markets, they develop a source of income, send their children to school, create jobs and work harder to keep their soil and environment healthy, all of which can help lift their community from poverty for the long term.

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Organic vs. Conventional Eating

Organic vs. Conventional Eating

Thinking about the types of food you consume can make huge difference in your health and lifestyle.

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Reasons Why Students and Parents Choose STEM Careers

Reasons Why Students and Parents Choose STEM Careers

Harris Interactive conducted surveys to find the reasons why some students and parents choose STEM-related careers or courses. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the next several years, more than 1 million jobs that require specialized technology skills will open up. There won’t be enough qualified college graduates to fill them, however.

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Stimulating STEM

Stimulating STEM

Careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields are expected to be some of the highest paying and most advanced in the near future. Unfortunately, few American graduates are filling these positions. Why does the United States rank so poorly compared to international STEM students?

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American STEM Education

American STEM Education

Sometimes the full breadth of the conversation around science, technology, engineering and math education is hard to take in all at once. Teach.com has put together an infographic highlighting the beginnings of the STEM focus in the United States, the decline in STEM interest and its recent resurgence as we strive for global competitive advantage through mastery of STEM research and education. Share this infographic with others to help us highlight the continued need for a serious focus on STEM teachers and STEM education.

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The Public Servants in Your Neighborhood

The Public Servants in Your Neighborhood

As we celebrate and recognize public service stars throughout May, we invite you to learn about the different types of public servants who make a difference in your community. Below is an infographic to help you learn more about public servants and the public service field.

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Tornado Safety Guide

Tornado Safety Guide

Tornadoes can have devastating effects on homes, buildings and communities. The tornado guide includes facts and information about tornadoes such as how tornadoes form, types of tornadoes, tornado safety and the top 10 deadliest and most destructive tornadoes in history.

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The Terrifying Aftermath of Tornadoes

The Terrifying Aftermath of Tornadoes

Today, technology can give early and normally ample warning when a powerful tornado approaches. When a tornado strikes, all of us are at risk.

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