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College Success For Veterans

Data from veterans who used education benefits from the post 9/11 G.I. Bill seem to graduate with rates comparable to their non-veteran peers.

04/15/2014

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University Provides Landing Pad For Helicopter Parents

At MyUTMartinParent Portal, parents can see what courses their offspring are taking, if they’re missing classes, and midterm and final grades.

03/24/2014

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Public School Notebook Addresses Challenge Of Keeping Kids In School

The February issue of The Public School Notebook is devoted to the challenges educators face in keeping kids in school.

03/11/2014

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A Hands-On Course In Political Science

A course called State and Local Government may seem dull; but not if you’re a student of Jayne Jones at Concordia College in Minnesota.

03/10/2014

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Shrinking Future Student Population Puts Colleges At Risk

In the not too distant future, the number of children reaching college age will drop in the traditional population centers in the Northeast. What will the colleges do?

02/17/2014

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Most SAT Takers Not Prepared To Succeed In College

The College Board reports that less than half of those who took the SATs in 2013 are ready to succeed in college.

01/14/2014

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Job Market Looks Bright For 2014 Grads

In 2014, job opportunities are expected to increase 2% across all degree levels although many employers are taking a ‘”wait and see” approach because of federal budgets.

01/06/2014

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US Is Destination For Foreign Students

The US is the world’s top destination for international students with a record number of 819,644 studying here in 2012-2013.

11/25/2013

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Tenure Track Professors Not Necessarily Best Teachers

Researchers found that college instructors who are not on the tenure track system surprisingly out-performed the tenured professors in introductory undergraduate classes.

11/06/2013

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Colleges Join Ed-Tech Revolution

Higher education may be at a turning point, joining the ed-tech revolution by creating in-house technology incubators.

10/02/2013

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Report: 7 in 10 College Students Get Financial Aid

New data from the National Post Secondary Student Aid Study, shows 71% of undergraduates received some form of financial aid in the 2011-2012 academic year, up from four years before.

09/18/2013

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The Go-To Man For College Financial Aid And Scholarships

Mark Kantrowitz says he knows everything about financing college and he’s got more than enough references to prove it.

08/19/2013

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Policy Trends In Higher Education

Just as public schools are making changes due to demographics and funding, higher education is undergoing change as well.

07/30/2013

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Measuring The Success Of College Completion

Being able to access newly available date on transfer and part time students, as well as graduation rates, will show an accurate picture of student success.

07/17/2013

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Georgia Tech To Offer MOOC-Like Graduate Degrees

By using MOOCS, the Georgia Institute of Technology and AT&T will be offering an online master’s degree in computer science at an unusually low price.

06/05/2013

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