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Survey: 65% of teens wish they could curb their smartphone use

Mastery Academics A new national survey found that teens are so troubled by their smartphone addiction that they want to reduce their screen time. The 46-question survey, conducted by Screen Education with support from EMI Research Solutions and Stark Statistical Consulting, found that 65% of teens surveyed wish they were better able to self-limit the… Continue reading Survey: 65% of teens wish they could curb their smartphone use

Employment

Certiport names Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. national champions

Students demonstrate superior Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills to advance to Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship ATLANTA – Certiport, provider of performance-based IT certification exams that accelerate academic and career opportunities for learners, recently announced six United States teenagers have earned a spot to compete in compete in the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World… Continue reading Certiport names Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. national champions

Scholarships, scholarships for high school seniors

Thumbtack announces scholarship program in support of the next generation of skilled, local professionals

Thumbtack, the app that finds you a local professional for any project, has announced the Thumbtack Pro ​Scholarship, in support of the next generation of local skilled professionals pursuing careers in any of Thumbtack’s nearly 1,000 categories including plumbers, caterers, personal trainers, math tutors and wedding officiants. With this scholarship, Thumbtack will award one student… Continue reading Thumbtack announces scholarship program in support of the next generation of skilled, local professionals