Dear Abby | Entitled high-schooler needs to get a grip

In College Education | on May, 19, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Dear Abby | Entitled high-schooler needs to get a grip News from Kansas City Star: JEANNE PHILLIPS DEAR ABBY DEAR ABBY: May I respond to “Bound for College,” the high school senior who is distressed because she may have to go to a state university? This is America, the land of opportunity, not the land [...]

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Audit finds no benchmarks for W.Va. training funds

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Audit finds no benchmarks for W.Va. training funds News from Forbes: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia higher education officials can’t say whether spending $ 14.4 million over six years on workforce development did any good, according to a report presented to lawmakers Monday. Legislative auditors said they found no way to determine the number of [...]

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College education is not just a privilege for young students

In College Education | on May, 15, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

College education is not just a privilege for young students News from NewsOK.com: DENTON, Texas — Not all college graduates are fresh-faced and headed for their first jobs. Here are the stories of three nontraditional students: Though she and other African-Americans could legally attend, Logan said they weren’t welcome.“It was bad,” she said. “They didn’t [...]

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Massive reinvestment in college education

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Massive reinvestment in college education News from NorthJersey.com: BY MICHAEL A. MACDOWELL The longer it takes a student to graduate, the more elusive President Obama’s goal for a college-educated labor force becomes. WITH SIGNIFICANT fanfare, Vice President Joe Biden recently issued a call to action to boost college graduation rates in the United States. His [...]

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Community College Education Lottery Scholarship Fund Potentially Eliminated

In College Education | on May, 12, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Community College Education Lottery Scholarship Fund Potentially Eliminated News from NBC17.com:Raleigh, N.C. – Sarah Alhorani is on her way to becoming a pediatric nurse. She will graduate from Wake Technical Commiunity College next week thanks in part to a $ 16-hundred dollar Education Lottery Scholartship. “If it wasn’t for that, I would not have been [...]

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Sending mixed messages regarding higher education

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Sending mixed messages regarding higher education News from phillyBurbs.com: W ith significant fanfare, Vice President Joe Biden recently issued a call to action to boost college graduation rates in the United States. His announcement followed on the heels of a talk by President Barack Obama, in which he reiterated his long-held belief that college graduates [...]

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What’s Wrong With American Higher Education?

In College Education | on May, 09, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

What’s Wrong With American Higher Education? News from Huffington Post: Most Americans believe that a college education is a prerequisite to financial success. According to a study conducted by Sallie Mae, 84 percent of students strongly agreed that higher education was an investment in their future. When asked if they would attend college solely for [...]

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Inquirer Editorial: College costs | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-05-07

In College Education | on May, 07, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Inquirer Editorial: College costs | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-05-07 News from Philadelphia Inquirer: Posted on Sat, May. 7, 2011 In a country that touts education as the road to success, why would Congress want to make it more difficult for students to attend college? A Republican proposal in the House would drastically cut the federal [...]

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Aspire joins Middle College, Elkhorn on list of top schools

In College Education | on May, 06, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Aspire joins Middle College, Elkhorn on list of top schools News from Lodi News-Sentinel: Lodi Unified School District’s Aspire charter schools join Elkhorn and Middle College High School to land among the state’s top schools. That was the result when the California Department of Education released its annual base academic performance score and the public [...]

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Education Management Suit Brought on Behalf of 11 States

In College Education | on May, 04, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Education Management Suit Brought on Behalf of 11 States News from Bloomberg: Culinary students are seen at the Art Institute of New York City, an Education Management Corp. school in New York. Photographer: Adam Rountree/Bloomberg A whistleblower complaint against Education Management Corp. (EDMC), the second-largest chain of U.S. for-profit colleges, was brought on behalf of [...]

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