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3 Ways to Get Academic Credit for Military Training

3 Ways to Get Academic Credit for Military Training | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
Veterans can take exams or submit a portfolio to earn credit toward their degree.
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Is College Worth It? 2 New Reports Say Yes (Mostly) - Bottom Line - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Is College Worth It? 2 New Reports Say Yes (Mostly) - Bottom Line - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
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To me, education can still be the great equalizer!

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Assessing the Plight of Recent College Grads

Assessing the Plight of Recent College Grads | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
Beth Akers scrutinizes the common narrative of America’s struggling college graduates.
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Better Higher Education Leads to a Better Regional Economy, Report Says - Bottom Line - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Better Higher Education Leads to a Better Regional Economy, Report Says - Bottom Line - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
Better Higher Education Leads to a Better Regional Economy, Report Says http://t.co/BSHoQFHG8E via @zite
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Commentary: Obama Rightly Emphasizes Education Reform in State of the ... - Yahoo! News (blog)

GW Hatchet (subscription) (blog) Commentary: Obama Rightly Emphasizes Education Reform in State of the ... Yahoo!
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Strong Programs Help High-Achieving, Low-Income Students - Higher Education

Strong Programs Help High-Achieving, Low-Income Students - Higher Education | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
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Programs like these are similar to the mentoring program I designed at Pitt several years ago!

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WATCH: A Fix For 'The Dropout Crisis'?

WATCH: A Fix For 'The Dropout Crisis'? | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
Colleges need to focus on sending their students away with degrees instead of spending so much time recruiting and boosting enrollment numbers, argues an open letter released this week from the National Commission on Higher Education Attainment.
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We have a lot to do in higher education!

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Colleges Must Pay More Heed to Needs of Adult Learners, Paper Says - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Colleges Must Pay More Heed to Needs of Adult Learners, Paper Says - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
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True..so True!

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Superintendent launches Hartford Promise - Examiner.com

Examiner.com Superintendent launches Hartford Promise Examiner.com The program is designed as an incentive to high school students in the district, offering them a path to a college education by means of scholarships.
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CATALYST OHIO :: Independent Reporting on Urban Schools

CATALYST OHIO :: Independent Reporting on Urban Schools | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
Catalyst: Independent Reporting on School Reform. Catalyst speaks to the various participants in the public schools and helps bridge the communication gap that separates parents, teachers, administrators, community activists and business leaders.
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This is a great resource for urban education in Ohio..take a look.   Many different topics related to education.

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The university experience —then and now

The university experience —then and now | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
Before the second world war, a very small minority of the population in Western societies went to universities. Most were men, most were from the social elite.From the late 1950s that changed.

Via Professor Jill Jameson
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Is College Worth It? 2 New Reports Say Yes (Mostly) - Bottom Line - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Is College Worth It? 2 New Reports Say Yes (Mostly) - Bottom Line - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
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Education can still be a gerat equalizer

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Duke U. professor plans massive collaborative effort to tackle the challenges facing higher education | Inside Higher Ed

Duke U. professor plans massive collaborative effort to tackle the challenges facing higher education | Inside Higher Ed | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
Duke Professor plans massive collaborative effort to tackle the challenges facing higher education | Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/nKARC2fZix
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Life Is O.K., if You Went to College

Life Is O.K., if You Went to College | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
Despite all the questions about whether college is worth it or not, college graduates have gotten through through the recession and lackluster recovery with remarkable resilience.
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Please understand.....college is still the better option!!!!!

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College Degree Required by Increasing Number of Companies

College Degree Required by Increasing Number of Companies | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
These days, Busch, Slipakoff & Schuh, a law firm in Atlanta, hires only people with a bachelor’s degree — no exceptions. And it is far from alone.
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It is definitely a buyer's market for employers!!!!

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What Is “Education Reform” and Who “Owns” the Term? - The Nonprofit Quarterly

What Is “Education Reform” and Who “Owns” the Term? - The Nonprofit Quarterly | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
What Is “Education Reform” and Who “Owns” the Term?
The Nonprofit Quarterly
So who or what owns the terminology “education reform?
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College Readiness | Ohio Higher Ed

College Readiness | Ohio Higher Ed | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
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New College Readiness Expectations and Standards have been developed to curb the number of students entering college with remediation needs! What do you think?

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Recent Grads Underemployed Because of Low Job Supply - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio Recent Grads Underemployed Because of Low Job Supply Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio The reality, illustrated by Vedder and the CCAP study, suggested that the majority of available jobs are not demanding of...
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Ohio colleges struggle to graduate minorities

In Kathryn Brown’s family, college was never discussed.
Michele Scott Taylor, Ed.D.'s insight:

Interesting article that echo's what we know about higher education completion and students of color...we must aggressively do a better job educating and producing college grads from underrepresented populations--realizing that they will be the majority of the workforce moving forward.  If not for social justice, equality and equity for people...then for the country's own enlightened self-interest. No?

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Urban Poverty in America: The Truly Disadvantaged Revisited

Urban Poverty in America: The Truly Disadvantaged Revisited | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
"Quite frankly, I think that Obama's programs have prevented poverty, including concentrated poverty, from rapidly rising, considering the terrible economy."
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This article makes you think about how issues from even 50 years ago are still prevalant today.

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Free to Read | About JSTOR | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education

Free to Read | About JSTOR | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education | Dr. Michele's Musings and Observations: From your favorite education and research junkie | Scoop.it
Wow!!! Christmas in January!!!
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Lumina Foundation Focus | Fall 2012

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Great article which speaks to the challenges we face regarding the neccesity of obtaining a bachelors degree!

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