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College Is (Still) Worth It

Every week I hear from recent college graduates who question the value of their higher educations. They are indebted, un- or underemployed, and horribly discouraged.

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A Million Strong: Helping Them Through

The Complicated World of Higher Education for Troops and Veterans

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Harvard Details Suspensions In Massive Cheating Scandal

More than half of the roughly 125 Harvard University students investigated by the college’s disciplinary board for cheating on a take-home exam last spring were forced to temporarily withdraw, school officials announced Friday.

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An Individualized Higher Education Experience

I'm not very impressed by uses of technology that make higher education less personal for our students.

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At ‘Suitcase Schools’ Around the Country, Friday Means It’s Time to Leave

On any given Saturday, Central Connecticut State University is nearly empty. No Frisbee flinging, no lingering over lattes at Jazzman’s Cafe and Bakery. The library closes at 3:45, the cafeteria at 6:30 sharp.

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Credit for Internships: Is It Due?

Job listings on Craigslist these days are full of companies looking for young people willing to work for no salary.

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College Dropout Crisis Revealed In 'American Dream 2.0' Report

An influential group of college presidents, civil rights leaders and advocates sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is highlighting what it calls a growing higher education dropout crisis and seeks to fix it in part by linking financial aid with successful graduation.

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College Dropout Crisis Revealed In 'American Dream 2.0' Report

An influential group of college presidents, civil rights leaders and advocates sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is highlighting what it calls a growing higher education dropout crisis and seeks to fix it in part by linking financial aid with successful graduation.

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Cal State Trustees Ok Plan To Limit Required Course Units

Most majors must set a maximum of 120 semester units for a bachelor's degree. The aim is to allow students to graduate quicker and to reduce education costs.

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