Phoenix, Arizona (NAPSI) - A record number of parents are using government programs to remove their children from the public schools to which they were assigned in favor of private educational options. The programs come in many shapes and sizes, but they are all commonly referred to as school choice.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - For millions of people acrossAmerica, the concept of retirement has changed significantly. “Retiring” used to mean taking it easy. Today, it’s a more active time than ever; a time for new interests, being involved with family and friends, volunteering, and paying attention to being physically and mentally fit.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - While the elderly are often targeted by scammers, there are ways you can protect yourself and those you care about.

Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - An all-American truck brand and a magazine known for its world-class photo essays have found a new way to supportAmerica’s farmers.

Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - Shana will graduate this spring with a business degree and a ton of student loan debt. She’s not alone; on average, today’s college graduate will carry nearly $30,000 of debt into the “real” world. Total student loan debt in theU.S. is now more than $1.2 trillion and climbing at a time when the economy isn’t helping much.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Since the Wright brothers’ first flight in 1903, some of the country’s most accomplished aerospace engineers, mathematicians and scientists have had their first brush with technological innovation right in their own backyards, schools, garages and basements. Today, that tradition continues.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - The Guard is a component of the Army that is composed of men and women who serve their country, state and community on a part-time basis. These Citizen-Soldiers sons, daughters, students, neighbors tend to hold civilian jobs or attend college when not serving and training.