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Backers Pushing Tax Increases to Fund Higher Education - Patch.com

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Backers Pushing Tax Increases to Fund Higher EducationPatch.comThe initiative would maintain state funding for higher education at or above the 2009-2010 levels and student financial aid at or above the 2010-2011 levels.
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How Pay-for-Success Funding Might Help Low-Income Students - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

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England and New York City have experimented with the outcome-focused model. Could it benefit America's low-income college students?
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50 Educational Podcasts You Should Check Out

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Today's guest post was published on Getting Smart . And was originally posted on the informED blog.
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How Should Colleges Face the Future? - U.S. News & World Report

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How Should Colleges Face the Future?
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The higher education industry is evolving, thanks to advances in technology, demographic changes, cultural shifts and economic challenges.
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A Parent's Simple Questions about Educational Technology: Let's Provide the ... - T.H.E. Journal

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A Parent's Simple Questions about Educational Technology: Let's Provide the ...
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Why hasn't the educational technology field provided answers to these questions — readily available answers?
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Free Online Courses Don't Hurt Business: Rice University - Bloomberg

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Free Online Courses Don't Hurt Business: Rice University
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It's the Responsibility of Universities to Make Higher Education Affordable - Big Think

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It's the Responsibility of Universities to Make Higher Education Affordable
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We've discussed academic administrative bloat in this space before. It's one of the major reasons why higher education costs have skyrocketed in recent decades.
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Four Ways Higher Education Can Change the K-12 Equation - Huffington Post

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Four Ways Higher Education Can Change the K-12 Equation
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Most Americans believe that the major problem with K-12 education today is a lack of quality standards.
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Cyborgs: The truth about human augmentation - BBC News

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Cyborgs: The truth about human augmentation
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I prefer Stolyarov's vision of the future, and it's one I subscribe to.
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Business leaders hope online university can boost Hispanic education - Houston Chronicle

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Houston Chronicle Business leaders hope online university can boost Hispanic education Houston Chronicle While some question the value of an online education - especially for student populations that tend to struggle in school - business groups...
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Protecting Higher Education for Lower- and Middle-Class Students, Families - NJ Spotlight

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PolitickerNJ Protecting Higher Education for Lower- and Middle-Class Students, Families NJ Spotlight Characterizing the situation as “staggering” and “out of control,” the Assembly Higher Education Committee began work yesterday on a package of 20...
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Online Education by Discipline: a Graduate Student's Guide - U.S. News & World Report

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Online Education by Discipline: a Graduate Student's Guide
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"Employers' perceptions of online degrees is improving," says Meg Benke, an expert in distance and online education and a professor at SUNY Empire State College.
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Online Options Expanding in Higher Education Landscape - U.S. News & World Report

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Online Options Expanding in Higher Education Landscape
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The higher-education cartel: Slate opinion - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

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The higher-education cartel: Slate opinion
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The unlimited supply of federal student loans has allowed schools to hike their prices to stratospheric heights without driving away undergrads.
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Federal government needs to revamp its oversight of higher education, says ... - Inside Higher Ed

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Federal government needs to revamp its oversight of higher education, says ...
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Op-ed: Change Is Critical to the Future of Higher Education - U.S. News & World Report

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Op-ed: Change Is Critical to the Future of Higher Education
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I am asked all the time about what I see for the future of higher education. Unfortunately, I think it will ... and systems that fit the student.
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Op-ed: A Call for Balanced Change in American Higher Education - U.S. News & World Report

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Op-ed: A Call for Balanced Change in American Higher Education
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Costs: Higher education faces real resource constraints, but they can't be solved solely by endless tuition increases.
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Three Divergent Visions of Our Future Under Climate Change - New York Times

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Three Divergent Visions of Our Future Under Climate Change
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First, some cheerful news from the Future of Western Civilization Department: Cliff swallows in the Great Plains are evolving to have shorter wings.
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Udacity's Thrun drums up $35M more for online education - Silicon Valley Business Journal

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International Business Times Udacity's Thrun drums up $35M more for online education Silicon Valley Business Journal Udacity CEO Sebastian Thrun has $35 million in new funding as he focuses his online education efforts on technical training for big...
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U. of Florida Online considers how to sell studying online to high school ... - Inside Higher Ed

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U. of Florida Online considers how to sell studying online to high school ...
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It also means UF Online has yet to tap into a pool of students it needs to bolster its enrollment and fulfill the charge issued by the state legislature.
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Salesforce.com unveils Salesforce1 for higher education - ZDNet

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Salesforce.com unveils Salesforce1 for higher education
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Salesforce has unveiled Salesforce1 for Higher Ed in order to connect campuses through social, mobile and cloud technologies.
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Survey: Americans' Interest In Volunteering And Charity Is Precipitously Declining - Forbes

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Survey: Americans' Interest In Volunteering And Charity Is Precipitously Declining Forbes For the past five years, the YMCA has measured Americans' perceptions of their community against 30 key drivers that indicate overall community strength,...
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Online learning: Pessimism, optimism and realism - Deseret News

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Online learning: Pessimism, optimism and realism
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Humans have shown an incredible capacity to adopt technology in ways that improve, enhance and revolutionize our collective existence.
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MIT to Launch Online Education Initiative - University Herald

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MIT to Launch Online Education Initiative University Herald "Sally has worked at the PSC since 2000, and was instrumental in its growth from a local volunteer organization that focused on education to a global network of social entrepreneurs,"...
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Online Education Evolves as It Draws More Students - U.S. News & World Report

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Online Education Evolves as It Draws More Students
U.S. News & World Report
Cynthia Stebbins loved her first two years at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, but after she got married in May of 2013, she found herself in a bind.
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True or False: facts and myths on American higher education - OUPblog (blog)

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True or False: facts and myths on American higher education
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American higher education is at a crossroads. The cost of a college education has made people question the benefits of receiving one.
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