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Going To College May Cost You, But So Will Skipping It - NPR

Going To College May Cost You, But So Will Skipping It - NPR | college statistics | Scoop.it
NPR Going To College May Cost You, But So Will Skipping It NPR In America, total student loan debt tops $1 trillion and a four-year college degree can cost as much as a house — leaving many families wondering if college is really worth the cost.
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Senate Votes to Raise Student Loan Rates - Newsroom: Bernie Sanders - U.S. Senator for Vermont

RT @SenSanders: NEWS: Senate Votes to Raise Student Loan Rates: http://t.co/xpq8DnMpCA #StudentLoans #Senate #College #Debt
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Poll: New college graduates disillusioned, underemployed

Poll: New college graduates disillusioned, underemployed | college statistics | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 40 percent of recent U.S. college graduates are underemployed or need more training to get on a career track, a poll released on Tuesday showed.
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Up, Up And Away: College Tuition Is On The Rise

Up, Up And Away: College Tuition Is On The Rise | college statistics | Scoop.it
Tuition has increased at a rate higher than inflation for 30 years, and the end result is higher student debt and an entire generation at a loss as to how they will pay off their loans.
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Ten State Higher Ed Programs Adopt Coursera (EdSurge News)

Ten State Higher Ed Programs Adopt Coursera (EdSurge News) | college statistics | Scoop.it
Here's a question worth laying odds on: In what year will
the number of college freshman who take at least one class online exceed the
number who do not?
Smart money says that year isn't far off.

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Ten state university programs, which collectively educate 1.25 million students, said today that they were aligning themselves with online MOOC and education platform, Coursera.

Coursera has made it easy for universities to say yes: It does not require the schools to put money on the table, instead only charging them for the content they use or offer via the Coursera platform. Working with state institutions that will the course material to teacher both large and small classes offers fresh challenges for Coursera.  Unlike MOOCs "when you're teaching on campus, you need a grade book. That's something we'll build more functionality to support," said D.Koller


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News just for college parents

News just for college parents | college statistics | Scoop.it
News just for college parents, by Sarah Schupp: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos. (News just for college parents is out!
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