Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 6:35pm
In June, Desiree Smith was graduated from Murry Bergtraum High. Her grades were in the 90s, she said, and she had passed the four state Regents exams. Since enrolling last month at LaGuardia Community College in Queens, Ms. Smith, 19, has come to realize that graduating from a New York City public high school is not the same as learning.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 6:43pm
Grand Rapids Community College has slightly fewer students than projected, but administrators said they the percentage of full-time students has dropped to the lowest level in 10 years – and believe health insurance is a factor.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 8:54pm
More than 500 students left campus, or did not return this fall, because they couldn't pay their tuition bill, UNCP officials say. The students who dropped out were academically eligible, but the money wasn't there.