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The Higher Education Bubble - YouTube

America is facing a higher education bubble. Like the housing bubble, it is the product of cheap credit coupled with popular expectations of ever-increasing ...
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Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
The new appointees are Tia DeLouise at Berkeley College, Monique Sosa Allard at USC, Sarah A. Smith at West Virginia University, Maggi Murdock at the University of Wyoming, Carla Ho-a at the Univer...
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Is The STEM Education Crisis A Myth?

Is The STEM Education Crisis A Myth? | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
Education experts have been sounding the alarm for more students to go into STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and math. But some researchers suggest the STEM crisis is just a myth.
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Paying for College - Study Now, Pay Later Idea Sparks Interest in Maine

Paying for College - Study Now, Pay Later Idea Sparks Interest in Maine | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
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Today’s college degree: still a good investment - Friday, November 22, 2013 - Copyright 2007 Ourtribune.com

The Tribune is a locally owned weekly newspaper for the Atascosita, Humble and Kingwood Texas area.
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Group of two-year colleges work with Western Governors University to try competency-based education | Inside Higher Ed

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Millennials and America can’t wait

Millennials and America can’t wait | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
The Great Recession ravaged young people more than any recession since WWII.  Youth unemployment remains stubbornly high and wages for young workers have fallen. Less educated young people were the hardest hit of anyone.
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To compete globally, invest in education | Opinion | McClatchy DC

To compete globally, invest in education | Opinion | McClatchy DC | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Thursday, Nov. 7:
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Meeting Students Where They Are

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For more than 100 years, postsecondary education has been designed around the credit hour. An alternative approach is competency-based education, which makes student learning—not time—the focus.
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Is There a `College Bubble' Developing in America? - Bloomberg

Is There a `College Bubble' Developing in America? - Bloomberg | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
Is There a `College Bubble' Developing in America?
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Oct. 28 (Bloomberg) –- The John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy's George Leef discusses the cost of higher education.
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Lists That Rank Colleges’ Value Are on the Rise

Lists That Rank Colleges’ Value Are on the Rise | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
Purists might regard it as an insult to the intellectual, social and civic value of education, but dollars-and-cents tabulations are the fastest growing sector of the college rankings industry.
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How can universities support students to work harder?

How can universities support students to work harder? | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
A new generation of ‘dual-intensive’ universities can do the job, argues Edward Acton (How can universities support students to work harder?
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eBook: College Planning Guide

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Download this step-by-step guide to learn how to master the admissions process and attend the school of your dreams. (@Niicoletttte don't be stressed!! Check out this easy guide to college applications, essays and more.
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A New Competitor Challenges the Higher-Ed Establishment | See Thru Edu

A New Competitor Challenges the Higher-Ed Establishment | See Thru Edu | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
Praxis featured at @SeeThruEdu on disrupting higher education: http://t.co/W5JeBtULKq
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What Higher Ed Wishes Businesses Knew

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By adapting our curriculum to focus on providing the skills millennials need to succeed in the business world and in life – bringing businesses directly into the classroom, incorporating more technology and social media, and developing students’ hard and soft skills – we will match businesses and their needs point for point.


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Moody's maintained negative outlook on U.S. higher education, citing low revenue growth and other factors.

Moody's maintained negative outlook on U.S. higher education, citing low revenue growth and other factors. | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
Credit-rating firm Moody's Investors Service Inc. kept its negative outlook for the U.S. higher-education sector, citing low revenue growth, a stagnant labor market and an uncertain regulatory environment.
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Graduation rate about flat, new figures show | Hechinger Report

Graduation rate about flat, new figures show | Hechinger Report | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
Informing the Public about Education through Quality Journalism
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Obama to Announce $100M in Education Grants

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President Barack Obama is announcing $100 million in grants to help better prepare high school students to compete in the global economy.
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LinkedIn partners with online education firms to let users add courses to their profiles

LinkedIn partners with online education firms to let users add courses to their profiles | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
LinkedIn today announced it has partnered with some of the biggest names in online education to help users include educational accomplishments that go beyond the traditional institutions. ...
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POLITICO Pro: Real-Time Policy & Government News Service | Education | International students flock to the U.S.

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U.S. Private Colleges Face Enrollment Decline

U.S. Private Colleges Face Enrollment Decline | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
Many U.S. private colleges and universities are responding to declining enrollments with closures, layoffs, cutbacks, mergers and new recruitment strategies.
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An Indiana community college is financially backing poor students as they work on associate's degrees.

An Indiana community college is financially backing poor students as they work on associate's degrees. | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
An experimental program at Indiana's Ivy Tech Community College, known as ASAP, financially supports low-income students as they work on accelerated associate's degrees, in an effort to improve graduation and retention rates.
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Class divisions hardening in knowledge economy - The Boston Globe

Class divisions hardening in knowledge economy - The Boston Globe | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
Massachusetts residents with limited education continue to experience Depression-era levels of unemployment some four years after the last recession.
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In U.S., Online Education Rated Best for Value and Options

In U.S., Online Education Rated Best for Value and Options | Higher Education News You Can Use! | Scoop.it
Americans rate the emerging world of online education relatively well for course variety and good value, but weaker for its grading, quality, and credence with employers. Five percent of U.S. adults are currently taking an online course.
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