The skills and abilities were assessed via a survey of job incumbents, occupational experts, and occupational analysts who were asked about the importance of various skills related to their jobs.
How women’s employment in manufacturing has changed
By Gabrielle SaulsberyStacker Between January 2000 and January 2020, employment in the manufacturing sector decreased 26% nationwide, in part due to automation and international competition with countries like China. Women were more […]
How the cost of college has changed since the 60s: STACKER
Sound Dollar examined data from the National Center for Education Statistics to see how college costs have changed between 1963 and 2020.
5 ways high school students can earn college credit
To save on tuition, students can earn credits in a variety of ways—from Advanced Placement classes to summer school programs that allow high school students to take college-level courses.
How sex ed is (and isn’t) being taught in each state
In 2021, the Arkansas legislature passed a law known as the “Arkansas Student Protection Act,” banning organizations that perform abortions—namely, Planned Parenthood—from teaching sex education or volunteering in public schools. With one of the highest teen birth rates in the country, 85% of the state’s public schools teach abstinence-only sex education, as of 2017.
What Little Rock’s immigrant population looked like in 1900: STACKER
Many cultural and ethnic enclaves have become destinations for locals and tourists alike, but these visitors bring with them a mixed bag of consequences.
Arkansas counties with the most pre-war homes: STACKER
Counties are ranked by the highest percent of homes that were built before 1939 based on 2020 5-year estimates.