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After grad job slump, big hiring is back at U.S. colleges

After grad job slump, big hiring is back at U.S. colleges

Apr 02, 2012 PM EDT Sean Chua expected the hunt for his first job after college to be tough. After all, he watched his brother struggle to find a position when he graduated back in 2008.


Voters Support Specific Tax Increases If Money Is Used For Public Education and Public Safety

Mar 30, 2012 PM EDT By hefty margins, Californian voters favor raising sales taxes and taxes on wealthier citizens if they're told the money goes to public schools, community colleges and public safety, according to the ...

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College exams work to deter cheating; problems abroad

Mar 29, 2012 PM EDT U.S. college admissions officers on Wednesday welcomed new rules aimed at deterring cheating on entrance exams, but continued to raise concerns about fraud, especially among foreign applicants.


VSU Student Advances to Next Round of America's Next Top Model Auditions

Mar 28, 2012 PM EDT For Valdosta State University student Jasmine "J.P." Partlow, each pose, each glamour shot and each stroll down the catwalk bring her a step closer to her dream of becoming a professional model.

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Crown Warns of Next Economic Bubble: Student Loans

Mar 28, 2012 PM EDT But for parents and students preparing for college right now with loan applications and college entrance exams, it is important to stop and consider what Crown warns will be the next big bubble: ...

Galesburg High School Rights a Wrong by Awarding Diploma to African-American after 55 Years.

Graduation Party Supplies Help Celebrate Your Graduate

Mar 28, 2012 PM EDT High school and college graduations are important milestones in the lives of students and their families. Great efforts are made to balance arduous work and school schedules in order to graduate from ...

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How to haggle for that college money

Mar 28, 2012 PM EDT Over the next week, most colleges will give high school seniors the good news -- who got in where -- and the bad news -- how much it will cost.

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New Report Finds Modest Gains in America's College Attainment Rates; Speed of Progress Must be Accelerated to Improve Our Nation's Prospects

Mar 27, 2012 PM EDT As college completion rates continue to climb in other parts of the world, a new report released today by Lumina Foundation shows that we must do significantly more to build on the modest gains in ...

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Why College Students Stop Short of a Degree

Mar 27, 2012 PM EDT There are some high-profile cases of dropouts-made-good like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, but the majority are not so fortunate. The United States has the highest dropout rate in the ...

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Dr. Joseph Duffey to Speak at Walden University Academic Residency

Mar 23, 2012 PM EDT Distinguished higher education, business and government leader speaks to doctoral students March 24 in Arlington, Va.

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Q&A: Stanford's Hazel Markus on how college culture may affect first-generation students

Mar 22, 2012 PM EDT Stanford psychologist Hazel Rose Markus, one of the authors of the study examining the cultural mismatch that may undermine academic achievement, discusses the findings with the Stanford News Service.

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Making the Most of College Tax Breaks

Mar 20, 2012 PM EDT It's too bad colleges don't offer a class in "advanced tax strategies" to all freshmen, along with those study skills, health and diversity sessions. That extra expertise would come in handy for ...


SRI International Releases Report for U.S. Department of Education on Costs and Benefits of Online Learning Programs

Mar 20, 2012 PM EDT A new SRI International report prepared for the U.S. Department of Education provides guidance to educational leaders as they work to implement successful, cost-effective online learning programs for ...

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ONline-learning must synch or sink, researcher says

Mar 14, 2012 PM EDT According to one University of Alberta researcher, people looking to further their education through e-learning may want to look carefully at the conditions under which online coursework will give ...

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High school whiz kids may face reading comprehension issues in university

Mar 14, 2012 PM EDT Everyone knows a high-school high achiever who has floundered in university. Now U of A researcher and Reading Research Lab director George Georgiou may have an explanation for the problem.

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