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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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Task Force Sets Plan To Increase College Completion

After more than a year of combing through education statistics, a team of students, professors, business leaders and college presidents across the state have a game plan to increase West Virginia's chronically low college completion rate.

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Invisible Students, Missing Programs and Policies

Taking responsibility for the safety and academic success of the LGBT population

There are more out lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) college students today than there have been at any other time in the history of higher education. In decades past, many young LGBT people experienced their coming out processes in college, yet today’s rising college freshmen have increasingly become more out and more vocal in high school and even in middle school.

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