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  • The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone

    • The Atlantic
    • 12/07/2017

    Students don't seem to be getting much out of higher education.

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  • Cost-Conscious Families Choosing In-State Colleges

    • U.S. News & World Report
    • 07/31/2017

    More students are choosing to attend public in-state schools, one study found.

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  • The Telltale Data That Can Identify College Students at Risk

    • The New York Times
    • 06/07/2017

    The group uses data to predict where students may go wrong so they can receive extra help in those areas. The universities experimented with a variety of programs, like creating peer groups of students who would otherwise get lost, or helping them make good class choices and get remedial help....

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  • Trump Budget Would Slash Student Aid and Research

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 05/24/2017

    White House plan confirms drastic cuts to many programs while proposing to substantially alter loan programs.

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  • Five myths about college admissions

    • The Washington Post
    • 03/30/2017

    The endeavor is shrouded in misconceptions.

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  • College graduation gap in Mich. a story of OK, bad, and just plain terrible

    • Michigan Radio
    • 03/07/2017

    A new report from advocacy group The Education Trust shows a large gap in six-year university graduation rates between African-American students and white students. The report says only about four in 10, or 41% of black students who start college as first-time, full-time freshmen earn bachelor’s...

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  • Liberal Arts College Students Are Getting Less Artsy

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 02/21/2017

    At colleges proud of attracting students who want a broad-based, non-vocational education, numbers of majors in arts and humanities are falling.

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  • The DeVos Agenda

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 02/08/2017

    After winning confirmation with the vice president's tie-breaking vote, new education secretary is expected to shift away from Obama policies on for-profit higher education, regulation, and dealing with sexual assault on campus.

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  • Let’s end the craziness of college admissions

    • The Washington Post
    • 01/20/2017

    The worry of parents about college admissions too often results in them pushing their kids to do more and do better, and later on contributes in part to higher levels of anxiety now found in college students, no matter where they end up going.

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  • Dear Betsy

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 01/17/2017

    Policy experts, academics, advocates and college administrators ask questions they hope to see answered in today's confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, the Trump administration’s education secretary nominee.

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