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Higher Education Poll Highlights Difficulties of Degree Attainment - Independent Voter Network

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Higher Education Poll Highlights Difficulties of Degree Attainment Independent Voter Network Gallup and the Lumina Foundation collaborated to poll Americans' sentiments on higher education issues.
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Baumgartner Aiming to Restore and Protect Higher-Education Funding - HydroInsider.com

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Baumgartner Aiming to Restore and Protect Higher-Education Funding HydroInsider.com OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Legislation introduced this week in Olympia aims to restore and protect higher-education funding.
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Great history, murky future - MiamiHerald.com

Great history, murky future MiamiHerald.com By most accounts 2012 was a great year for McGraw-Hill. It sold its education business for $2.5 billion.
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Disruptive Innovation Needed in Higher Education - Huffington Post (blog)

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Disruptive Innovation Needed in Higher Education Huffington Post (blog) Example: An esteemed professional colleague of mine, Adam Karwoski, is a social media consultant to institutions of higher education.
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Americans Value Higher Education but Question Its Quality, National Survey Finds - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

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Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio Americans Value Higher Education but Question Its Quality, National Survey Finds Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) They also favor changes in higher education that would make obtaining a degree more...
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I would think every university should be doing an Implications Wheel exploration on this issue -- a national discussion on the implicaitons!
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Higher Education Leaders Wary of Increased Federal Oversight - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

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Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio Higher Education Leaders Wary of Increased Federal Oversight Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio McCulloch-Lovell said the Congressional staffers spoke as if “we have to solve a problem” in higher education.
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Saudi investment in education tripled in just a decade, focuses on enhancing ... - Saudi Gazette

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Overloaded in the online education marketplace - San Francisco Business Times

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Overloaded in the online education marketplace
San Francisco Business Times
In the supermarket of online college courses, as when grocery shopping, it is best not to enter the store hungry.
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Education technology accelerator launches - Boston Herald

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Education technology accelerator launches
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The first session will begin in June and provide selected startups with early seed funding and mentoring by experts in the field.
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The End Is Not Nigh for Colleges - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

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The End Is Not Nigh for Colleges
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The sky is not falling on higher education.
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Inside Higher Ed: Mooc mess - Times Higher Education

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Inside Higher Ed: Mooc mess
Times Higher Education
Maybe it was inevitable that one of the new massive open online courses (Moocs) would crash. After all, Moocs are being launched with considerable speed, not to mention hype.
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Educational technologies impacting curriculum in profound ways - Illinois State University Stories

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Educational technologies impacting curriculum in profound ways
Illinois State University Stories
Technology of all kinds is rapidly changing our world.
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Proposal says Missouri higher education underfunded by $388 million - Missourinet.com

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Missourinet.com Proposal says Missouri higher education underfunded by $388 million Missourinet.com “Our funding for higher education has not happened overnight as far as decreases to higher education, nor will increases, and so this just shows to...
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Moocs credit given the green light - Times Higher Education

U.S. News University Moocs credit given the green light Times Higher Education Duke University provost Peter Lange added: "We are excited by this opportunity to experiment with new ways of using our Mooc courses to extend our educational reach and...
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Public higher education is key to drawing businesses to NH, by Richard Cohen - The Keene Sentinel

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Public higher education is key to drawing businesses to NH, by Richard Cohen The Keene Sentinel Beyond lending our voice in support of educating New Hampshire students within the state, businesses have other impacts on maintaining quality public...
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Technology offers higher education great opportunity: Guest opinion - OregonLive.com

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Technology offers higher education great opportunity: Guest opinion OregonLive.com I always look forward to reading comments by Tim Nesbitt; among his credentials: adviser to Oregon Govs. Ted Kulongoski and John Kitzhaber.
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More Nebraskans are choosing higher education - KHAS-TV

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More Nebraskans are choosing higher education KHAS-TV More Nebraskans are choosing higher education. by Lauren Conley. Story Created: Feb 9, 2013 at 10:17 PM CST. Story Updated: Feb 9, 2013 at 10:17 PM CST.
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Report: Teachers Crave Digital Education Resources as Digital Learning Day ... - T.H.E. Journal

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GPB Report: Teachers Crave Digital Education Resources as Digital Learning Day ... T.H.E.
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National Report Finds That College Dropout Rate is a National Crisis - City Town Info Education Channel

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National Report Finds That College Dropout Rate is a National Crisis
City Town Info Education Channel
Secondly, the coalition wants to build support for different types of education delivery.
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The false promise of online education - The Verge

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The false promise of online education The Verge Proponents of online education have long branded it as a way to bring free knowledge to the masses, but in a thought-provoking piece for The Awl, Maria Bustillos argues that the rise of so-called...
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NM education chief OKs online school - ConnectAmarillo.com powered by KVII

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NM education chief OKs online school ConnectAmarillo.com powered by KVII Connections Academy is one of several online education companies that donates money to Bush's Foundation for Excellence in Education, an organization Skandera turns to for...
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Report: Debts Surge for State Universities in Ohio - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

Report: Debts Surge for State Universities in Ohio Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio Jim Petro, who retired on Friday as Ohio's higher-education chancellor, said he understands that state schools have been burdened by aging buildings in need of...
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Future teachers prepare for digital education - Inquirer.net

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Future teachers prepare for digital education
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DIGITAL ALLIES From left: Maria Lourdes Agustin, PNU Center for Teaching and Learning principal; Dr.
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In Higher Education, Efficiency Drives Innovation - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

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In Higher Education, Efficiency Drives Innovation
EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education
In Higher Education, Efficiency Drives Innovation. IT demands are increasing but budgets aren't.
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The link between tuition, jobs and higher education - Charlotte Observer

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The link between tuition, jobs and higher education
Charlotte Observer
There's more startling news about the impact of expensive tuition and poor job prospects on higher education.
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