14 juillet 2017

Helping Career Education Become a First Choice

HomeBy Paul Fain. California’s community colleges seek to rebrand career and technical education amid a broad state push that includes $200 million more in annual funding. More...

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Support Grows for Major Shift in Pell

HomeBy Paul FainBipartisan support builds for expanding Pell Grant eligibility to short-term certificates, although some experts worry about quality control and funding. More...

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Call for More Transparency on College and Careers

HomeBy Paul FainThe number and variety of postsecondary credentials, providers and occupations are multiplying rapidly, finds a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, but a lack of good information about college and careers "drives the higher education market toward mediocrity." More...

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Deep Partisan Divide on Higher Education

HomeBy Paul Fain. In dramatic shift, more than half of Republicans now say colleges have a negative impact on the U.S., with wealthier, older and more educated Republicans being least positive. More...

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Little Interest in Earnings Data Among Prospective Students

HomeBy Paul Fain. A new study from the Urban Institute found limited interest among prospective college students about graduates' labor market outcomes, despite the data's appeal to policy makers and researchers. More...

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Second Thoughts About Higher Education Decisions

HomeBy Paul Fain. A majority of Americans who attended college say they received a quality education. But half would change at least one of these three decisions if they could do it all over again: the type of degree they pursued or their choice of major or institution. More...

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Author discusses ideas in his new book, 'The Toxic University'

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Author discusses his new book, which argues that politicians and “zombie leadership” in higher education are destroying academic values. More...

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Cornell Ends Contract With Nike

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Cornell University has announced that it is ending its contract with Nike, saying the athletic apparel company was unwilling to sign a "standard" agreement pledging to follow a code of conduct for its workers, a code developed and endorsed by many colleges and universities. More...

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