One of the fastest-growing fields in the American economy, education is essential to the country's future prosperity. But it is also an industry undergoing constant change. In order to be successful, education professionals must keep up with developments in technology, standards, and law.Education examines public and private education for grades K through 12 and postsecondary education, as well as nontraditional job possibilities for educators. It discusses the opportunities and issues associated with working in education and how to plan for a rewarding career. Written in clear and accessible language, this new resource is filled with valuable tips, an extensive glossary of industry jargon, and further resources.