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Lessons from famous college dropouts
by Education: News & Videos about Education - CNN.com
Dec 13, 2016
“A college degree can be an important gateway to employment, a career and a better standard of living. But a college degree does not equate to someone's level of intelligence or talent. For those seeking the best workers or leaders, there is a plethora of intelligent, inventive people without degrees who should not be overlooked.”
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Supply of High-School Graduates to Decline
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Dec 06, 2016
“The sharp decline in births during the Great Recession will result in a drop in the number of students graduating from U.S. high schools starting around 2024, a phenomenon likely to translate into additional pressure on U.S. colleges already struggling to fill classrooms and employers seeking university graduates. The dip follows 20 years of growth that saw the number of high-school graduates increase by 30% between 1995 and 2013, according to a report released Tuesday from the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. The projected decline is driven by a sharp drop in the number of white high-school students, which will be somewhat offset by the growth among Hispanics.”
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On Campus: My Passion for Literature Succumbed to Reality
by NYT > Education
Dec 05, 2016
“I have loved reading all my life. But being an English major wouldn’t help my struggling family.”
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New Mexico budget crisis rears its head in courts, colleges
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Dec 05, 2016
“SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's grinding budget crisis is taking a toll in courtrooms where overburdened attorneys have denied legal counsel to poor defendants, at museums reeling from layoffs and admission hikes, and at state universities and colleges grappling with steep spending cuts.”
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Science Course, Lab Options Vary in Online Bachelor's Programs
by Education News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Dec 05, 2016
“Peggy Wall, an online bachelor's student in the for-profit American Public University System, had a fetal pig delivered to her doorstep last year, along with a dead frog and a grasshopper, among other animals. While the natural sciences have been slower than many other disciplines to embrace online learning, experts say, that's starting to change at some colleges and universities, particularly for nonscience majors. Many experts suggest that premedical students avoid them, for example, because some programs won't accept them as prerequisites.”
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Yale to review decision on keeping slavery advocate John Calhoun's name on college
by Education
Dec 05, 2016
“Like other universities, the Ivy League school is debating whether renaming buildings is long-overdue or an attempt to erase history.”
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