02 octobre 2015

Group of Colleges Unveils Plan for New, Streamlined Application

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . A group of more than 80 private and public colleges has formally announced plans to develop a free platform that would “streamline the experience of planning for applying to college,” according to its website. More...

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Survey: 1 in 4 Undergraduate Women Experienced Sexual Assault or Misconduct

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Nearly one in four female undergraduates responding to a survey conducted by the Association of American Universities reported that she had been the victim of sexual assault or misconduct, according to eagerly anticipated findings released on Monday. More...

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Federal Investigation Finds No Anti-Asian Bias in Princeton Admissions

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has cleared Princeton University of allegations that it discriminates against Asian and Asian-American applicants in admissions. More...

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Borrowers Continue to Face Problems With Loan Servicers, Watchdog Says

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Borrowers continue to report widespread problems with student-loan servicing, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. More...

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Group That Shaped Federal Student-Aid Policy Is Disbanded

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Lost in the news of the demise of Perkins Loans on Thursday was another death: that of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. More...

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One Reason Low-Income Students’ Graduation Rate Lags: Where They Enroll

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Report: “The Pell Partnership: Ensuring a Shared Responsibility for Low-Income Student Success”
Organization: The Education Trust
Summary: The Education Trust gathered graduation rates for both Pell Grant recipients and nonrecipients of the need-based grants at 1,149 public and private nonprofit four-year colleges. More...

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Nearly a Third of Undergraduate Degrees Go to Students With Prior Credentials

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Report: “New College Graduates Report, 2013-14″
Organization: National Student Clearinghouse Research Center
Summary: For a growing share of college graduates, the degrees they’re taking home aren’t their first higher-education credentials. More...

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Scientist Bars Countries That Let In Refugees From Using His Software

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . A German scientist has prohibited access to a widely used research tool he owns in European countries that he says are welcoming too many refugees, the magazine Science reports. More...

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Student-Loan Default Rates Drop Again in Latest Data, U.S. Says

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The percentage of borrowers who defaulted on their student loans in the past three years has dropped again, from 13.7 percent in last year’s measurement to 11.8 percent this year. According to new data released on Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Education, the default rate for students who began repayment between October 1, 2011, and September 30, 2012, dropped among all sectors of higher education. More...

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Community-College Borrowers Who Default Are Those With the Least Debt

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The community-college borrowers most likely to default on their student loans are those with the least amount of debt, according to a new report from the Association of Community College Trustees. More...

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