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Leaders warned on Arizona's economic development

Leaders warned on Arizona's economic development, Arizona is destined for Third World status without better leadership and education, a group of state business and political leaders was warned last week.
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DHS: Secretary Napolitano Announces Deferred Action Process for Young People Who Are Low Enforcement Priorities

New Immigration Policy!

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Connecting Educators, Building Communities Across Rural America | The White House

Connecting Educators, Building Communities Across Rural America | The White House | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
The White House Rural Council announces the U.S. Department of Education's new online community of practice group for rural schools.
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NRC report calls for greater investment and improved efficiency for research universities | Inside Higher Ed

NRC report calls for greater investment and improved efficiency for research universities | Inside Higher Ed | College Access and Success | Scoop.it

Report on 10 recommendations for higher ed...

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Hechinger Report | Promise of the ‘flipped classroom’ eludes poorer school districts

Hechinger Report | Promise of the ‘flipped classroom’ eludes poorer school districts | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
Informing the Public about Education through Quality Journalism...
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Colleges Taking Different Approaches to Attract Latino Students

Colleges Taking Different Approaches to Attract Latino Students | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
By 2020, President Barack Obama wants to see the U.S. have the highest proportion of college graduates – something that is not possible without first increasing the number of Latinos interested in earning a degree.
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Education Department focuses on state role in cost increases in annual lists | Inside Higher Ed

Education Department focuses on state role in cost increases in annual lists | Inside Higher Ed | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
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Don't Think College Is Worth It? Ask People Who Haven't Gone

Don't Think College Is Worth It? Ask People Who Haven't Gone | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
Recent high school graduates who do not have bachelor's degrees overwhelmingly believe they will need more education to have successful careers - but most do not expect to enroll anytime soon.
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In Romney’s Voucher Education Policy, a Return to G.O.P. Roots

In Romney’s Voucher Education Policy, a Return to G.O.P. Roots | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
As president, Mitt Romney said, he would seek to overhaul the federal government’s largest school programs into a voucherlike system, replacing top-down Washington mandates.
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The dangers of not teaching personal finance to kids

The dangers of  not teaching personal finance to kids | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
Cnly four states require a stand-alone semester long course in personal finance to graduate. Does this make any sense? An award-winning teacher writes about the dangerous consequences of our failure to teach financial literacy to young people.
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Centennial Scholarship aids 10 future teachers

Centennial Scholarship aids 10 future teachers, Ten Arizona high school seniors who dream of becoming teachers have been awarded the azcentral.com Centennial Scholarship.
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Education Proponents Concerned About Rising Interest Rates, Reduced Pell Grants - LoanSafe

Education Proponents Concerned About Rising Interest Rates, Reduced Pell Grants - LoanSafe | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
Education Proponents Concerned About Rising Interest Rates, Reduced Pell GrantsLoanSafeMamie Lynch, a research and policy analyst for the Education Trust, invokes the increasingly common term, “perfect storm,” in describing the student finance...
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Tips For Completing The Fafsa - Financial Aid Tips - Financial Aid - Scholarships.com

Scholarships.com - Tips For Completing the FAFSA (Incompletely or incorrectly filled out FAFSA cause many parents and students headaches, don't let it happen to you.)...
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Obama Dropout Proposal Falls Flat

Obama Dropout Proposal Falls Flat | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- President Barack Obama's call for states to raise the minimum age at which students can drop out of high school seems about as popular as a homework assignment on Friday afternoon.
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The Most Popular Career Paths: 1970-Now Infographic | CTU

The Most Popular Career Paths: 1970-Now Infographic | CTU | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
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Earning college credit for MOOCs through prior learning assessment | Inside Higher Ed

Earning college credit for MOOCs through prior learning assessment | Inside Higher Ed | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
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Health care reform law dictates changes for student insurance coverage - KansasCity.com

Thousands of college students face serious sticker shock this year if they want school-subsidized health insurance.
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Higher Education Opportunity Act Information on College Costs

US Dept of Ed College Affordability and Transparency Center

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The Top 10 Ways School Counselors Can Support Teachers | ED.gov Blog

The Top 10 Ways School Counselors Can Support Teachers | ED.gov Blog | College Access and Success | Scoop.it

Collaboration is the word of the 21st century in education. As educators, we are always looking for new ways to work with other professionals in our schools to improve the achievement of our students.

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Searchable database makes comparing college costs easier

Which U.S. college is the most expensive and which is least? Federal database will help prospective students and parents.
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College Readiness: Address Academic and Financial Needs

College Readiness: Address Academic and Financial Needs | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
The nation needs a multipronged approach to preparing high school students for college, Wendy Puriefoy writes.
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Grad Who Beat The Odds Asks, Why Not The Others? : NPR

Growing up in the South Bronx, Juan Carlos Reyes' dream was to be a doorman in Manhattan.
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WestEd: Building a Research Agenda to Improve Education Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster Care

The half-million children and youth in the foster care system in the United States are twice as likely as their peers outside the system to leave high school without a diploma. They experience higher ...
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Students learn math skills during summer program

Students learn math skills during summer program | College Access and Success | Scoop.it
Students learn math skills during summer program | math, program, students, summer, avid, enrichment, through, four, school, quickly...
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Arizona Statewide Initiative To Improve Third Grade Reading Among Finalists For National Award – - Virginia PiperVirginia Piper

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