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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. | #HigherEd Media | 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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Homeless Students A Growing Problem For Schools - WLRN

Homeless Students A Growing Problem For Schools
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LARISSA DICKINSON: Hello, and it's a pleasure to be here. MARTIN: And also for perspective, we've called NPR education correspondent Claudio Sanchez.
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Tuition Crunch Takes Big Toll - Wall Street Journal

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Tuition Crunch Takes Big Toll
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By Douglas Belkin. Anderson University President James Edwards walks to chapel on campus in Indiana. The Christian school had a 7% drop in enrollment this year.
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Record Number of Foreign Students Flocking to U.S.

Record Number of Foreign Students Flocking to U.S. | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
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Student Newspapers Scurry to Make Ends Meet

Student Newspapers Scurry to Make Ends Meet | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
College newspapers have until recently managed to stave off industry challenges. Now many traditional papers are struggling for survival.
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Cory Weinberg, Chronicle of Higher Education intern

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Comment on Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning by KQED’s David Weir and Katrina Schwartz talk multi-platform news | COMM 291: Graduate Journalism Seminar

Comment on Four Essential Principles of Blended Learning by KQED’s David Weir and Katrina Schwartz talk multi-platform news | COMM 291: Graduate Journalism Seminar | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
[...] http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/08/four-essential-principles-of-blended-learning/ [...]

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As Interest Fades in the Humanities, Colleges Worry

As Interest Fades in the Humanities, Colleges Worry | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
With the growing money and attention devoted to science and technology, university administrators are concerned that the humanities are being eclipsed.
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Degrees Based on What You Can Do, Not How Long You Went - New York Times

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Degrees Based on What You Can Do, Not How Long You Went
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... retake as many assessments as you can fit into a six-month term. 1; 2 · 3 · Next Page ».
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Despite Rising Sticker Prices, Actual College Costs Stable Over Decade, Study Says

Despite Rising Sticker Prices, Actual College Costs Stable Over Decade, Study Says | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
The net cost of a private college works out to about $23,000 this year, a figure that, adjusted for inflation, has not varied much for 10 years.
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Colleges see a slowdown in tuition price increases

Colleges see a slowdown in tuition price increases | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
Public four-year schools see lowest tuition increase in three decades.
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Dropouts Are a Sign of a Functional Higher-Ed System. Really. - Slate Magazine

Dropouts Are a Sign of a Functional Higher-Ed System. Really. - Slate Magazine | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
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Dropouts Are a Sign of a Functional Higher-Ed System. Really.
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As Jon Marcus wrote in the Hechinger Report in August, though the U.S.
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Have Credential, Will Travel - Inside Higher Ed

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Have Credential, Will Travel
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Several community colleges have teamed up to create a central core of 36 credits toward a 60-credit associate degree aimed at oil and gas workers.
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Homeless Students A Growing Problem For Schools - NPR

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Homeless Students A Growing Problem For Schools NPR Host Michel Martin talks about the growing number of homeless students in the U.S., with NPR Education Correspondent Claudio Sanchez, and Larissa Dickinson, a social worker for Mobile County...
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'Toyota U.' may be answer to state's job skills gap

As she works toward her associate degree, Vincennes University student Dakota Rostron splits her time between two kinds of classrooms.
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More students coming (and going) overseas for college

More students coming (and going) overseas for college | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
International enrollment in U.S. colleges hits a record high.
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New Scholarship Program Puts Students on Fast Track

New Scholarship Program Puts Students on Fast Track | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
A scholarship program for community college students in Indiana is gaining national attention for its success with keeping students in school and getting them to earn a degree -- fast. Caroline Porter and student Derrick Johnson discuss.
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Indiana Community College Makes Studying Pay Off - Wall Street Journal

Indiana Community College Makes Studying Pay Off
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INDIANAPOLIS—The typical community-college student works at least part time while attending classes and often doesn't complete a degree even after three years, according to the U.S.
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Out of Foster Care, Into College

Out of Foster Care, Into College | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
Homeless in 10th grade. Born on crack. Forced to panhandle. And now college students. Extra support can make all the difference for their future.
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College Counseling Matters - Inside Higher Ed

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College Counseling Matters Inside Higher Ed A theme of several studies in the last year has been that there are plenty of academically talented low-income students who for some combination of reasons are not applying to competitive colleges to...
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Increase in public-college tuitions—2.9%—is the smallest in 38 years, the College Board reports.

Increase in public-college tuitions—2.9%—is the smallest in 38 years, the College Board reports. | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
Rise of 2.9% for public schools is smallest in 38 years, the nonprofit College Board reports.
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Former Higher-Education Official Seeks Stronger Oversight of For-Profit Colleges - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Former Higher-Education Official Seeks Stronger Oversight of For-Profit Colleges - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
Former Higher-Education Official Seeks Stronger Oversight of For-Profit Colleges
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A former top higher-education official at the U.S.
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Universities seek new ways to rank themselves - University World News

Universities seek new ways to rank themselves - University World News | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
Universities seek new ways to rank themselves University World News He may be the leader of the free world, but when President Barack Obama proposed that the government grade universities based on their cost and success rates, a lot of other people...
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College tuition increases slow, but government aid falls, keeping up strain on students

College tuition increases slow, but government aid falls, keeping up strain on students | #HigherEd Media | Scoop.it
The rate of tuition increases at U.S. colleges has slowed for the second year in a row, but government aid has fallen, continuing a cycle of rising costs and debt for American students.
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Coached through college: professional motivators decrease dropout rates - TIME

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Coached Through College: Professional Motivators Decrease Dropout Rates. Coached through college: professional motivators decrease dropout rates.
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