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Why Free Higher Education Can't Wait - Truth-Out

Why Free Higher Education Can't Wait - Truth-Out | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
If we want to end economic inequality and build a better future, we need higher education to be free.
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The College of 2020 | Future of Higher Education - Future of Higher Education

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The Perfect Storm: Factors Driving the Future of American Higher Education

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Higher education is a mature industry that is on the cusp of major transformations in the next two decades, and every college and university will need to prepare to maintain their quality, efficiency and relevancy in this climate.
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Colorado State U Launches Online Teacher Licensure in Math, Science

Colorado State U Launches Online Teacher Licensure in Math, Science | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Colorado State University-Global Campus will launch new online teacher licensure programs in science and math this spring.
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HIGHER EDUCATION: For-profit schools face record fine - Press-Enterprise

Press-Enterprise HIGHER EDUCATION: For-profit schools face record fine Press-Enterprise The lawsuit alleged that schools belonging to Education Management Corporation had engaged in fraudulent practices that included paying recruiters for each...
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Global Workforce Too Educated? Higher Education Doesn't Promise Access to ... - Latin Post

Global Workforce Too Educated? Higher Education Doesn't Promise Access to ... - Latin Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Worldwide, the educational level of individuals populating the global workforce is improving. However, greater access to higher education does not translate to greater access to suitable jobs. Global unemployment remains high.
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Higher education special section: The college chase - Detroit Free Press

Higher education special section: The college chase - Detroit Free Press | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Navigating the road to college is challenging for both students and parents. Here's how to get ahead in the process.
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Protecting the Clash of Ideas in Higher Education - Huffington Post

Protecting the Clash of Ideas in Higher Education - Huffington Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
My first post on the New York Times Magazine's special issue, "Collegeland," explained how the rise of corporate power has shifted the balance in higher education between students getting a
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What is the future of the academic book? - Times Higher Education

What is the future of the academic book? - Times Higher Education | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Experts debate how scholarly publishing is going to have to change
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Million Student March: Students From Colleges Across US Protest Higher ... - Latin Post

Million Student March: Students From Colleges Across US Protest Higher ... - Latin Post | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
In an effort to bring awareness and change to the skyrocketing cost of college tuition, students from across the country walked out of their classrooms on Thursday to participate in the Million Student March.
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Political Activist Ward Connerly Speaks on Racial Equality in Higher Education - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Political Activist Ward Connerly Speaks on Racial Equality in Higher Education - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
By CHRISTOPHER BYRNS Political activist Ward Connerly said he makes “no apology for saying that I am a guy who belongs to the camp of color-blindness.” In a Wednesday lecture hosted by the Cornell …
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The world in 2065: what do social scientists think the future holds? - The Guardian (blog)

The world in 2065: what do social scientists think the future holds? - The Guardian (blog) | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
A writing competition held by the Economic and Social Research Council asked PhD students to look 50 years into the future. Here are the winning pieces
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Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system - Boing Boing

Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system - Boing Boing | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Boing Boing Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system Boing Boing In a characteristically insightful essay, Clay Shirky discusses the largely invisible rise of online education and dissects the causes of that invisibility:...
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Six Common Myths About Higher Education - Huffington Post

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Higher education issues are a matter of public debate at unprecedented levels.
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60-by-30 reach: Texas unveils higher education plan for next 15 years - Star Local Media

60-by-30 reach: Texas unveils higher education plan for next 15 years - Star Local Media | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Governor introduces state's main goals for changing demographics.
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Why so many are leaving higher education - The Edwardsville Intelligencer

In the last few months a significant number of college faculty and administrators have stated – some officially and some to colleagues and friends through social media – that they plan to leave higher education.
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Access to higher education doesn't always lead to lower unemployment – UN ... - UN News Centre

Access to higher education doesn't always lead to lower unemployment – UN ... - UN News Centre | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Workers with post-secondary education are more likely to be unemployed in lower-income countries, reflecting a “mismatch” between skilled persons and the number of available jobs matching their competencies and expectations, according to the...
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The face of mob rule in higher education - The Salinas Californian

The face of mob rule in higher education - The Salinas Californian | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
In the name of education, education is disrupted by intolerant student activists, damaging or destroying the experience.
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Gardner: Higher education not an entitlement - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Gardner: Higher education not an entitlement - Jackson Clarion Ledger | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
It may seem like a good idea, but free college would be a waste of federal spending.
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Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while ... - Inside Higher Ed

Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while ... - Inside Higher Ed | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
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HBCUs Developing Online Programs with the University of Phoenix to Survive in ... - Atlanta Black Star

HBCUs Developing Online Programs with the University of Phoenix to Survive in ... - Atlanta Black Star | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Faced with a changing education landscape, some Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are looking at online education, reported BuzzFeed.
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HIGHER EDUCATION: Westwood College announces closure - Press-Enterprise

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... • April 27, 2015: Corinthian Colleges, which runs Everest College campuses in San Bernardino and two in Ontario, closes without warning.
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Internet of Things devices will exceed 6 billion

Internet of Things devices will exceed 6 billion | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
Estimates indicate that 6.4 billion "connected things" will be used across the globe in 2016--a 30 percent increase from 2015, according to IT research firm Gartner, Inc.
In 2016, approximately 5.5 million new "things" will become connected each day.
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UK Government Sets Out Green Paper Plans To Improve Higher Education - iSchoolGuide

UK Government Sets Out Green Paper Plans To Improve Higher Education - iSchoolGuide | JRD's higher education future | Scoop.it
The UK government has set out a "Green Paper," which entails wide-ranging plans to improve higher education. Ensuring that the education provided is worth the money students pay and make it easier for new providers to enter the market.
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