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UW Flex Degree Plan May Be Key To Boosting College Grads

Ray Cross readily admits that for-profit online colleges grew rapidly because traditional universities missed the boat.

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USF Grilled By State Higher Ed Leaders On Graduation Rates

State higher education leaders had warned universities that tuition increases this year would be a tougher sell than ever. They weren't kidding.

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Gates Grant Helps Math-Rusty Community-College Students

The Seattle Community College District has started prepping students for math placement tests, and finding that most students don't need as much math remediation as standardized placement tests suggest.

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Removing The Barriers To Higher Education For Homeless And Foster Youth (Opinion)

At this time of year we hear heartwarming stories about homeless kids who manage to graduate from college. Those kids are few and far between.

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MTSU Tries To Boost Rate Of Graduations

MTSU graduate Trey Schruff is proof it’s possible to earn a college degree in 3 1/2 years.

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Hispanic Higher Education: Fund Plays Key Role

The U.S. Department of Education says that the percentage of college students who are Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and African American has been increasing on campuses across the country for three decades. But Hispanic students are less likely to graduate.

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Michigan State U's Health Insurance Requirement Could Restrict Tuition Increase

Michigan State University's student health insurance mandate may restrict its ability to raise tuition next year under a budget deal for universities passed Friday by the state House.

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