Lawmakers vow to delay teacher certification test if Regents won’t

In College Education | on April, 27, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Lawmakers vow to delay teacher certification test if Regents won’tNews from The Journal News / Lohud.com: Gary Stern 11:28 p.m. EDT April 26, 2014 Student teacher Samantha Felder works with first-grader Shea Hollwedell at the Park Avenue School in Port Chester on Feb. 27. Felder is completing a master’s degree at Manhattanville College and is [...]

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Education Program Partnership between Nicolet College, UW-Stevens Point

In College Education | on April, 25, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Education Program Partnership between Nicolet College, UW-Stevens PointNews from WSAW: Latest MomsEveryday News Educational Websites for Kids It’s certainly no secret that there are literally billions of free and for-pay educational resources available o… Read More …………… continues on WSAW … Read the full article . Related News: . Symposium on challenges teen face Saturday [...]

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UW education analysts: Don’t freeze college tuition, make the first two years free

In College Education | on April, 22, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

UW education analysts: Don’t freeze college tuition, make the first two years freeNews from Madison.com: Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to extend a freeze on tuition at University of Wisconsin campuses misses the point, says UW-Madison associate professor Sara Goldrick-Rab: College is already too expensive for many families. And Goldrick-Rab has a revolutionary idea to remedy [...]

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Tulane group launching music website, and other higher education news

In College Education | on April, 20, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Tulane group launching music website, and other higher education newsNews from The New Orleans Advocate: Music Rising at Tulane, a program founded by U2’s The Edge, music producer Bob Ezrin and others to preserve the musical cultures of the Gulf South after Hurricane Katrina, will launch a new website Wednesday. The launch is scheduled for [...]

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Viewers share joy of college-bound teen with Down syndrome

In College Education | on April, 19, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Viewers share joy of college-bound teen with Down syndromeNews from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Little Chute — Noah Van Vooren waited by the mailbox every afternoon. They said the letter would come in April. So he waited. Even in the rain. Even when his sisters yelled at him to come inside. Noah, 19, had applied to [...]

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Eyes on Tennessee as it begins free community college plan

In College Education | on April, 17, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Eyes on Tennessee as it begins free community college planNews from The Tennessean: Duane W. Gang, dgang@tennessean.com 4:56 p.m. CDT April 16, 2014 Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tenn.(Photo: Jae S. Lee / The Tennessean) Story Highlights Tennessee Promise to provide free community college Program, headed to Gov. Bill Haslam’s desk for signature, will [...]

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Local university names new education dean

In College Education | on April, 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Local university names new education deanNews from Cincinnati Business Courier: Enlarge Photo Cynthia Reed is the new dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Northern Kentucky University. Andy Brownfield Reporter- Cincinnati Business Courier Email  |  … Read the full article . Related News: . State to decide on charter school applicationsNews from [...]

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Vanderbilt professor touts alternate way to finance college

In College Education | on April, 15, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

Vanderbilt professor touts alternate way to finance collegeNews from The Tennessean: Joey Garrison, jgarrison@tennessean.com 4:43 p.m. CDT April 15, 2014 Miguel Palacios For more than a decade, Vanderbilt University finance professor Miguel Palacios has pitched an alternative to a federal student loan system that leaves families buried in debt. Today, it’s starting to become a [...]

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No one owes you a college education

In College Education | on March, 22, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

No one owes you a college educationNews from Daily Herald: If the case of the 18-year-old suing her parents for living expenses – and her college fund – has any child confused, here’s some clarification on parental responsibility: No one owes you an iPhone. No one owes you a car when you turn 16. No one owes you a [...]

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College Isn’t for Everyone. Let’s Stop Pretending It Is.

In College Education | on March, 20, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

College Isn’t for Everyone. Let’s Stop Pretending It Is.News from The Slatest: Why push students down educational paths that will likely result in them dropping out? We should give everybody options that will help them succeed. Photo by Purestock/Thinkstock It’s an article of faith in the school reform community that we should be striving to [...]

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