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Student loan costs should not shut the door to higher education - Daily Herald

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The Fiscal Times Student loan costs should not shut the door to higher education Daily Herald Congress and the president are jousting once again over the cost of college loans, a perennial dilemma that faces a July 1 deadline to avoid a doubling of...
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The Future of Facebook May Not Say 'Facebook' - New York Times

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The Future of Facebook May Not Say 'Facebook'
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In the two years since its rocky initial public offering, Facebook has become a strong business that regularly releases financial results that set investors' hearts aflutter.
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VIDEO: New Numbers Show Coming Burst of Higher Education Bubble as ... - Reason (blog)

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VIDEO: New Numbers Show Coming Burst of Higher Education Bubble as ...
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Yesterday Bloomberg published fresh data that foretells the coming burst of the higher education bubble.
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Wyatt: We all have stake in higher education - The State

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Wyatt: We all have stake in higher education
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Unprecedented political, economic, technological and social pressures are buffeting higher education, and value appears to be the nexus of shared concern.
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Digital Education the future - Siliconindia.com

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Digital Education the future
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Further to this, the higher education space is in a period of great experimentation thanks to the field of online learning. Learning ...
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Global Scholars Say Universities Need to Get Back to Basics - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

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Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio Global Scholars Say Universities Need to Get Back to Basics Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio That was one of the major themes to emerge from several scholars during the final day of the three-day Princeton-Fung...
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Educating for the 21st Century

Don't miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 OECD's Andreas Schleicher discusses how education can help students meet th...
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Tuition freezes not the solution to higher education affordability - UW Badger Herald

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Tuition freezes not the solution to higher education affordability
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Gov. Scott Walker yet again stole headline space by calling for an additional two-year tuition freeze for the University of Wisconsin System Friday.
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An unnecessary path to tech: A Bachelor's degree - Computerworld

An unnecessary path to tech: A Bachelor's degree
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Applicants are likely to just have certifications and experience because the work has gotten much more specialized, he said, citing Web design.
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Higher education means much more than a piece of paper - TheNewsTribune.com

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Higher education means much more than a piece of paper
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This almost nonchoice destined me for a post-high school education. Although I liked school, I didn't really know exactly why I was going to college.
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Higher education: Govt to spend Rs34bn on universities' infrastructure - The Express Tribune

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Higher education: Govt to spend Rs34bn on universities' infrastructure
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Briefing the committee on April 7, he said a 10-year roadmap had been prepared to raise the standards of higher education.
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Education|Out in Front, and Optimistic, About Online Education - New York Times

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Education|Out in Front, and Optimistic, About Online Education
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LONDON — Besides his name and email address Richard C. Levin's new black-and-white business cards contain just two short lines of type: “Coursera” and “CEO.” Mr.
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Higher education at risk of becoming 'private good' - ChristianToday

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The Bishop of Winchester has warned that making any cuts to university funding could have a detrimental effect on social mobility.
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Local higher education prepping students for high tech future - Herald Times Reporter

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Local higher education prepping students for high tech future
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Sister Christine Stoller of Silver Lake College is a great example of how technology has changed and is changing education over the years.
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Measuring the 'Value' of Higher Education - Huffington Post

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Measuring the 'Value' of Higher Education
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In nearly all aspects of life, we want our time and money spent well. Same is true for those in pursuit of higher education.
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Work needed to bridge Latino higher-education gap - VOXXI

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Technology transforms education - Baltimore Post-Examiner

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Technology transforms education
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I see the iPad taking the lead among educational devices in the future.
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Presidential address foreshadows profound changes - The Columbiachronicle

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Presidential address foreshadows profound changes
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During the event, he covered the college's past and future. ...
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Priority on Sports an Issue Even at Smaller Colleges - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

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Priority on Sports an Issue Even at Smaller Colleges Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio In case you missed it, the New York Times pulled this quote from the report: “Increasingly, institutions of higher education have lost their focus on the...
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'Universities need to value their staff' – five tips for management - The Guardian (blog)

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'Universities need to value their staff' – five tips for management
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(Sue Shepherd, higher education management consultant, University of Kent). "Trust is critical when you rely on others to deliver your agenda.
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Ironic Demographics: The Higher Education Bubble - Pacific Standard

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Ironic Demographics: The Higher Education Bubble
Pacific Standard
After growing rapidly for two decades, higher education enrollments peaked in 2009, having risen fivefold to almost 2 million.
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Say goodbye to snow days as classrooms go virtual - Asbury Park Press

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Say goodbye to snow days as classrooms go virtual
Asbury Park Press
But many public schools across the state are hoping to emulate the model in the future.
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States Crack Down on For-Profit Colleges, Student Loan Industry - Stateline

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Students in a surgical technology class in a mock operating room at for-profit Indiana Business College in Fort Wayne, Ind.
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Avoid these worthless classes! - The Daily Princetonian

Avoid these worthless classes! The Daily Princetonian Sprouting up everywhere from Conservapedia to Business Insider, the idea that American higher education has been overrun by a rash of useless classes has dug its way into the American...
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Voices: High-tech teaching breaks down time and distance - The Sheboygan Press

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Voices: High-tech teaching breaks down time and distance The Sheboygan Press Alvin Toffler, futurist and author of “Future Shock” and “The Third Wave,” boldly predicted, “the illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and...
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Myanmar's First Digital Library for Higher Education - Global Voices Online

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Myanmar's First Digital Library for Higher Education
Global Voices Online
Myanmar's Ministry of Education and the Open Society Foundation have teamed up to establish the country's first digital library.
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