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Opinion: Don’t limit dual enrollment. It’s flourishing in our Fulton high school.
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Jan 23, 9:30 AM: As parents are learning about the effort in the Legislature to limit dual enrollment, they are raising concerns, including Fulton County parent Jason Warner.
Editorial: More proof higher ed is a smart choice
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Jan 21, 6:26 AM: The escalating cost of tuition and the prospect of low-paying jobs initially after college have some families questioning the value of a degree for their high school graduates.
He started his college education behind bars. Now he wants to help kids avoid prison.
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Jan 20, 9:39 AM: Dameon Stackhouse was several years into his prison sentence when he learned he would have a shot at earning his college degree. He was 37 years old and sitting inside East Jersey State Prison.
Editorial | Do homework on education opportunities
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Jan 17, 9:13 AM: To combat the problem, many colleges are offering more educational opportunities to students. At St. Francis, new online graduate programs have helped to stem the loss, and Pitt-Johnstown has added a dozen new majors over the past >
Cyber education agreement signed between S.C. higher ed commission, Cyber Center of Excellence
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Jan 17, 8:30 AM: An agreement signed Thursday will link South Carolina higher education institutions and the Army’s cyber operations, allowing soldiers to get training through South Carolina schools.
Bill would cut Georgia’s dual enrollment cost by limiting credit hours
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Jan 16, 6:59 AM: For a second year, Gov. Brian Kemp, through his legislative leaders, has pitched a plan aimed at cutting costs and streamlining Georgia’s dual enrollment program.
Liberal arts education: Waste of money or practical investment?
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Jan 14, 10:04 AM: A study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce finds that over the course of a career, a liberal arts education is remarkably practical, providing a median return on investment 40 years after enrollment >
Editorial: Bill would allow 529s plans to pay for vocational training and certification
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Jan 8, 7:19 AM: Most parents of school-age children are familiar with 529 plans — those tax-advantaged savings accounts that can be used to fund qualified higher education expenses.
Louisiana state panel recommends major expansion of high school classes for college credit
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Jan 7, 8:10 AM: While funding and other key hurdles remain, members of a state task force Monday said eligible Louisiana high school students should have access to at least four classes for college credit without charge.
Chattanooga State targets ‘busy adults’ with new initiative offering more than 30 online degree prog
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Jan 3, 7:11 AM: Traditional on-campus college classes that take place during regular business hours don't work for all students. But those interested in earning two-year degrees in more than 30 subject areas are now able to do so with the >
Addressing Higher Education’s Zip Code Problem
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Jan 2, 9:48 AM: Higher education has a zip code problem. Access to and success in college are often thwarted by socioeconomic inequalities linked to where students grow up and attend school.
Instead of Tuition, Students Give Schools Cut of Future Salaries
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Jan 2, 9:42 AM: The income-share-agreement concept was first floated by economist Milton Friedman in 1955. But it didn’t catch on until recent years, when, spurred by the grim U.S. student-loan situation, which produces more than one million >
Opinion: It’s colleges’ job to train citizens. Higher education isn’t rising to th
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Dec 30, 9:47 AM:

Colleges and universities must train not only engineers, scientists, humanists and business leaders but also citizens. And we must do so in the hope that our students will help us to build a democracy where the constitutional >

New retention effort to begin for college students
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Dec 30, 8:50 AM: The implementation of "completion grants" is set to help fill the gap between checkbooks and commencement, and WVU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Maryanne Reed said school officials continue to see the unmet >
Grades vs. SAT scores: Which is a better predictor of college success?
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Dec 23, 8:53 AM: Pressure is growing on the University of California and California State University to drop the SAT and ACT exams as admission requirements because of their perceived bias against disadvantaged students and underrepresented >
No such thing as free money
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Dec 23, 7:54 AM: The governor’s proposal to provide free college for all eligible New Mexicans may come with strings attached for higher education institutions, such as a limit to future tuition increases they would be able to approve.
The long road to college from California’s small towns
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Dec 20, 6:28 AM: And she’s not alone: As enrollment in California’s public 4-year universities surges, one demographic group is notably under-represented on the state’s public college campuses: Students who come from the vast, lightly populated >
Letter: Do We Need Free Education or Free-Market Education?
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Dec 19, 8:10 AM: A high proportion of U.S. high school graduates are neither interested in nor prepared for anything even vaguely resembling college-level studies.
A Bold Effort In Cleveland To Make Higher Education Possible, And Affordable, For All
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Dec 19, 6:17 AM: Thomas Aston, who graduated this past spring from John Hay High School in Cleveland, had always believed he would go on to college. But the path for him to achieve his dream of a higher education is not one that he could have >
Single moms in college have ‘a lot to juggle’ and a new report says they need more help
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Dec 18, 9:26 AM: Catherine Monsalvo was taking a handful of college courses at West Chester University last year, working part-time as a personal care assistant, and raising her elementary-school-age daughter.

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