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Are These 10 College Myths Real?

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Most students graduate from college in 4 years. Right? When it comes to education, you get what you pay for. Right? In an interesting new infographic, we see a bunch of relatively popular and mostly well-known ‘college myths’ ...

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Editorial: Community colleges not ready for dorms


The state has recently voted to allow 15 community colleges to consider building student dormitories but we think this is an idea whose time has not yet come. For one, the colleges are hardly clamoring to ...
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Colleges Suddenly Realize Their Graduates Should Be Employed

Source: The American Interest

It was the shot heard around the office for unpaid interns. Last week a federal judge ruled against Fox Searchlight Pictures for violating labor laws by using unpaid interns on the film “Black Swan.” Two days later, two former Ne ...
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Applewhite: Community colleges reflect society's inequities

Source: amNewYork

Last month the Century Foundation, a progressive, nonpartisan think tank, released a report that examines the role of community colleges in American education. While 81 percent of their students enroll with plans to transfer to a four-year college dow ...
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N.J. lowers interest rates on college loans for second consecutive year


For the second year in a row, New Jersey has lowered interest rates for families borrowing money to pay for college, the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority announced Thursday. For the coming academic year, the interest ...
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Franklin High School's Susan Bartley wins National Education Association award for working to reduce inequities

Source: Oregon Live

William Kerney knew he was going to go to college. But as a first generation college applicant, he wasn’t sure about how to go about it. Kerney was involved in the school’s Advanced Scholar Program, which Bartley co-founded with other tea ...
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Millersville University gets good grades on teacher training programs

Source: University Business

A national report on the effectiveness of teacher training programs gives relatively high marks to Millersville University. But officials at the university — and others in the teacher training field — say the report is misleading and unreliable. ...
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30 Under 30 Q&A: Danielle Washington of the Wyman Center

Source: St. Louis Business Journal

Danielle Washington, 25, is manager of the Wyman Center’s College Persistence Program, which works to ensure that low-income college students succeed during their freshmen and sophomore years. Washington is from East St. Louis and is a gradua ...
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New site reveals earnings of California graduates by program

Source: University Business

California's community colleges have published the median earnings of graduates who went straight into the workforce after earning a certificate or associate degree -- pay that varies widely by the field o ...
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Student engagement more complex, changeable than thought


A student who shows up on time for school and listens respectfully in class might appear fully engaged to outside observers, including teachers. But other measures of student engagement, including the student's emotiona ...
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