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Online Education and Digital Divide
Digital Education is really coming along thanks to the US Military and their expenditures in the IT Framework to make training available. The IT companies doing this training are in fact able to pass on this technology to the private sector immediately and it is helping us with the digital divide.
The United States Navy is trying many of the online Internet learning some of which we have discussed here on this site: Online Training by the US Navy is very good;
We are very much for schools. I have always supported schools:
But we are in a new era and I really believe we can do more to educate our people faster and cheaper than ever before if we use the tools of modern technology. I support ideas from Bill Gates on this issue, I believe in The First Lady's strong commitment to education, I have always admired University of PHX and their online program and I am excited to see the bi-lateral support on the NO Child Left behind program. I am totally 100% behind the efforts to make this program work and to get behind problems of the past in education and move into the new era with these new tools.
I am glad to see that the US Military is moving forward and being efficient with taxpayer's money, so that they have more money for new ships and planes and research and development to keep us strong and safe. Good Move, great work on this. Isn't it great when we can get everyone on the same page and propel the future of mankind to our destiny? Think on this.
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IUP naming college, planned science center to honor couple's financial contribution to university - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
IUP naming college, planned science center to honor couple's financial contribution to university Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A college at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a planned science center there have new names, both honoring a couple who gave $23 million to IUP, ...
Elite colleges boosted women’s earnings — maybe by denting their chances of marriage - The Washington Post
Elite colleges boosted women’s earnings — maybe by denting their chances of marriage The Washington Post
Economists revisited a famous 2002 paper on the value of elite colleges to see what it meant for women.
Former Philadelphia University president Stephen Spinelli Jr. to lead Babson College Philly.com
Stephen Spinelli Jr., former president of Philadelphia University who helped lead the school's merger with Jefferson University, will become the new president of ...
Free college is now a reality in nearly 20 states CNBC
The growing number of state-based free tuition programs can be a lifeline for students who could not otherwise afford college.
Local college, university hold fall commencement ceremonies KWTX
More than 850 Central Texas graduates received their degrees, certificates Friday during two graduation ceremonies.
College Bloat Meets ‘The Blade’ The Wall Street Journal
West Lafayette, Ind. Mitch Daniels teaches a course on World War I at Purdue University, where he is president, and loves to talk about Woodrow Wilson. Wilson ...
Augustana University approves plans to pursue Division I Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The Augustana University Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a number of initiatives as part of president Stephanie Herseth Sandlin's AU: Vision 2030 ...
EDITORIAL: College-university agreements benefit many students in Valley Monitor
It has long been said that one of the best ways to address low incomes and high unemployment, as we see in the Rio Grande Valley, is through education.
Shakespeare, entrepreneurship and online learning: Monmouth University's new president - Asbury Park Press
Shakespeare, entrepreneurship and online learning: Monmouth University's new president Asbury Park Press
Patrick F. Leahy comes from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He hopes to grow online graduate education at Monmouth.
Cheating? ‘I don’t dance that dance:’ Frank Martin in-depth on state of college basketball - The Island Packet
Cheating? ‘I don’t dance that dance:’ Frank Martin in-depth on state of college basketball The Island Packet
South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin sat down with The State for more than an hour to discuss the state of college basketball and if the federal ...
Dick Monfort reappointed to University of Northern Colorado board, other state college and university board appointments announced - Greeley Tribune
Dick Monfort reappointed to University of Northern Colorado board, other state college and university board appointments announced Greeley Tribune
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Thursday appointments to board and commissions, including those overseeing state universities and colleges, ...
Emory University welcomes first set of students into the Class of 2023 Emory News Center
Emory University received a record 1910 applications for the first round of Early Decision admission, welcoming 559 outstanding students to Emory College and ...
U.S. college student stabbed to death in Netherlands CBS News
Sarah Papenheim, 21, a musician from Minnesota who went to study psychology in Rotterdam, was reportedly killed by her roommate.
Lawsuit accuses SC college president of harassment, creating a hostile environment The State
Allen University President Ernest McNealey is accused of harassment in a lawsuit brought by a former employee who said he created a hostile work ...
Will Half Of All Colleges Really Close In The Next Decade? Forbes
Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen consistently turns heads in higher education by predicting that 50% of colleges and universities will close or go bankrupt ...
Iowa students drop union push amid challenge, fearing rollback of Obama-era wins CNN
Washington (CNN Business) Students at the Iowa's Grinnell College pulled back Friday from a campaign to expand their two-year-old union over concerns that a ...
ASU president: Colleges face a 'completion crisis' — half the students since 1980 never graduated - CNBC
ASU president: Colleges face a 'completion crisis' — half the students since 1980 never graduated CNBC
The more pressing crisis facing higher education is not student debt but graduation rates, says Arizona State University President Michael Crow.
Study finds 'big ideas' for University of Iowa's future lacking The Gazette
By Vanessa Miller, The Gazette. IOWA CITY — After nearly two years of meetings, public forums and deliberations involving hundreds of people on campus, ...
Early Decision II Colleges: The Complete List Forbes
Universities release their early decision (ED) notifications mid-December, and if you didn't get the answer you wanted, you might be wondering what your ...
Innovative food entrepreneurs show off their products at UH Maui College UH System Current News
UH Maui College hosted Maui Food Industry X-celerator Program's sixth pitch event, with three of Maui's most innovative food businesses winning top awards.
Metal to the Pedal: Metallica Donates $1 Million To Community Colleges Forbes
The heavy metal band Metallica is donating $1 million to 10 community colleges to boost their career and technical education certificate programs. Founded in ...
UT Vols football: Former Tennessee quarterback Will McBride signs with junior college - Knoxville News Sentinel
UT Vols football: Former Tennessee quarterback Will McBride signs with junior college Knoxville News Sentinel
Former Tennessee quarterback Will McBride is transferring to a junior college, meaning he won't have to sit out next season.
Michigan football recruiting: What we know before early signing period Detroit Free Press
Michigan prepares to enter the early signing period with plenty still left on the table.
Aberystwyth University: £26m Old College revamp plans unveiled BBC News
The Grade I-listed building on Aberystwyth seafront was the first University College of Wales.
A Guarantee of Tuition-Free College Can Have Life-Changing Effects The Atlantic
A mailer sent to low-income students with that promise led to a major jump in enrollment at the University of Michigan, according to a new study.
Colleges Grapple With How To Help Rural Students On Campus NPR
Some colleges are extending scholarships and other help to rural high school grads. They see benefits to diversity — and their own bottom lines — in having ...
Clemson's Dabo is against College Football Playoff expansion The State
There is talk that the College Football Playoff is going to expand from four teams to eight. Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney is very much against the idea of ...
MTSU football players receive diplomas in New Orleans hotel NOLA.com
Ten Middle Tennessee State football players and a team equipment manager received their diplomas in a New Orleans hotel Thursday (Dec. 13).
See the salaries of deans at UM's 19 schools and colleges for 2018 MLive.com
The figures were released as part of UM's annual salary report.
About MSU Biomedical Research in Grand Rapids MSUToday
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine's expansion to West Michigan was the result of a commitment to partnership and the synergistic outcomes ...
Michigan football: 4-star tackle Trevor Keegan picks Wolverines Detroit Free Press
Crystal Lake (Ill.) offensive tackle Trevor Keegan, a four-star prospect in the class of 2019, picked Michigan on Friday over Georgia and Penn State.
UT Vols basketball rolls Memphis behind Admiral Schofield's double-double Knoxville News Sentinel
No. 4 Tennessee and Memphis played for the first time since 2013.
'A true tragedy': University of Richmond football player Augustus 'Gus' Lee dies USA TODAY
Richmond football player Augustus 'Gus' Lee died Tuesday. "His loss is a true tragedy to those who knew and loved him," his coach said in a statement.
Ask Nick: Michigan football and the coaching carousel Detroit Free Press
Welcome back to another edition of the Michigan mailbag.
Making the grade still matters — at least in college admissions Washington Post
While grades ultimately don't matter in getting a job, they are very important in relation to another one of life's selection processes: college admissions.
US issues draft rules on campus sex assault; Arkansas college, university officials weigh in - Arkansas Online
US issues draft rules on campus sex assault; Arkansas college, university officials weigh in Arkansas Online
Proposed rules published Friday by the Education Department bring into focus a changed vision for how schools should best respond to sexual assault and ...
University College London tells us how it developed its blockchain program The Next Web
University College London has its own center dedicated to blockchain – it's called the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (CBT). UCL's blockchain team ...
Does It Matter Where You Go to College? The Atlantic
Research suggests that elite colleges don't really help rich white guys. But they can have a big effect if you're not rich, not white, or not a guy.
Yale admits 13.19 percent of early applicants Yale Daily News
Yale College admitted 794 students out of a record 6,020 early action applicants to the class of 2023 on Friday. The number of admitted students corresponds to ...
Hear Cincinnati: University of Cincinnati votes to remove Charles McMicken's name WCPO
We discuss the controversy surrounding the University of Cincinnati's student government vote to remove the name of Charles McMicken from the University of ...
Ex-Frat President Who Was Fined Only $400 For Alleged Rape Still Allowed To Graduate HuffPost
Jacob Walter Anderson, the former Baylor University fraternity president who received a $400 fine and zero jail time on Monday on charges related to rape, has ...
Former Cambridge University rugby player jailed for sexually assaulting student in college room - The Independent
Former Cambridge University rugby player jailed for sexually assaulting student in college room The Independent
A former Cambridge University rugby player has been locked up after forcing himself on a fellow student in her college bedroom. Oluwadamilola Erogbogbo, 23 ...
State Sen. Dale Righter selected as Eastern Illinois University commencement speaker - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
State Sen. Dale Righter selected as Eastern Illinois University commencement speaker Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
CHARLESTON -- State Sen. Dale Righter, R-Mattoon, will be speaking to soon-to-be graduates at Eastern Illinois University during the fall commencement ...
Michigan basketball score vs. Western Michigan: Score updates Detroit Free Press
2 p.m., Crisler Center, Big Ten Network, WWJ-AM (950), WTKA-AM (1050): No. 5 Michigan Wolverines (10-0) vs. Western Michigan Broncos (5-4).
UC basketball faces talented group of Bulldogs at Mississippi State Cincinnati.com
University of Cincinnati men's basketball coach Mick Cronin previews their Saturday night game with Mississippi State.
Rocky Mountain College, University of Providence split Frontier Conference doubleheader - Montana Sports
Rocky Mountain College, University of Providence split Frontier Conference doubleheader Montana Sports
BILLINGS – The Rocky Mountain College Battlin' Bear women held off the University of Providence 67-60 in Saturday's basketball doubleheader opener, but the ...
College students fear mold in dorms led to Adenovirus death of University of Maryland freshman - Fox News
College students fear mold in dorms led to Adenovirus death of University of Maryland freshman Fox News
University of Maryland students are growing increasingly concerned mold problems in their dorms may be linked to the death of a freshman who succumbed to ...
John Carroll grad sets school record at Huntington University TCPalm
The senior finished third in 1:22.82 at the Grand Valley State University Holiday Open, lowering his own record.
Newbury College In Brookline Will Close At End Of 2019 Spring Semester WBUR
But, Newbury College President Joseph Chillo said in a message to the college community that officials are exploring partnerships that could keep the school ...
Let's Make Colleges Better at Serving Their Students | Richard K. Vedder The Beacon
A growing chorus of voices is calling for universities to have more “skin in the game,” that is, stronger incentives for desirable outcomes. This is discussed most ...
VCU vs. College of Charleston preview | VCU Richmond.com
College of Charleston at VCU. Saturday: 4 p.m. Where: Siegel Center (cap. 7,637) TV: NBCSN. Radio: 910, 98.5 Records: VCU 7-3; College of Charleston 8-2.
Kent State University Ashtabula graduates winter class | Local News The Star Beacon
ASHTABULA — Dorothy Enterline spent time with her granddaughter Esmae Slaven, 2, on Friday night just before walking into the Kent State University ...
Incoming USC D-lineman to practice with Gamecocks ahead of bowl game The State
South Carolina football will start Belk Bowl practices next week. Commit Devontae Davis will sign his letter of intent, report to USC and take part in those campus ...
Men's rights activists are attacking women's scholarships and programs. The DOE is listening. - NBC News
Men's rights activists are attacking women's scholarships and programs. The DOE is listening. NBC News
A men's rights activist who has used federal complaints to target women-only scholarships and programs is now trying to start a national movement to end what ...
Report: Tommy Tuberville interested in replacing Manny Diaz as Miami defensive coordinator - Cincinnati.com
Report: Tommy Tuberville interested in replacing Manny Diaz as Miami defensive coordinator Cincinnati.com
With University of Miami defensive coordinator Manny Diaz leaving the Hurricanes - as announced Thursday - to become head coach of the Temple Owls, ...
Former UT Vols QB Quinten Dormady transferring again, this time to Central Michigan - Knoxville News Sentinel
Former UT Vols QB Quinten Dormady transferring again, this time to Central Michigan Knoxville News Sentinel
Quinten Dormady will finish his college career at a third school.
In Pa., four current or former private school leaders among top 30 nationally in earnings - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In Pa., four current or former private school leaders among top 30 nationally in earnings Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
When Kenneth W. Starr relinquished Baylor University's presidency a couple years back, his campus faced highly-publicized accusations over its handling of ...
New report says America’s public universities are separate and unequal Chicago Sun-Times
Georgetown University's Center on Education and Workforce released a scathing report this past week on America's public universities that exposed startling ...
Will Muschamp’s message to his seniors entering their final game The State
South Carolina Gamecocks football will say goodbye to a small senior class after the Belk Bowl against Virginia. Will Muschamp's message to the likes of Bryson ...
UT Vols linebacker Quart'e Sapp declares for NFL Draft Knoxville News Sentinel
Quart'e Sapp says he's headed to the pros. The Tennessee linebacker declared for the NFL Draft In a video posted to his Twitter account on Friday.
UC Bearcat coaches enjoy camaraderie during Military Bowl prep, recruiting visits Cincinnati.com
The University of Cincinnati staff continues to run the Bearcats through football bowl practice while also getting ready for Signing Day Dec. 19.
Feeding hungry students beyond the holidays at UH Community Colleges UH System Current News
UH Community Colleges keep the spirit of the holiday season alive throughout the year by giving food to students through campus food pantries.
Mother of UT student who died at charity boxing match will accept son's degree Friday - Knoxville News Sentinel
Mother of UT student who died at charity boxing match will accept son's degree Friday Knoxville News Sentinel
The mother of the 20-year-old University of Tennessee student who died in February during a charity boxing tournament will be accepting his degree at ...
Chase Winovich called Ohio State loss a mirage. Buckeyes respond Detroit Free Press
On Sunday, Michigan football star Chase Winovich had an interesting thought about the Ohio State loss.
Reports: Ex-UC Bearcats head coach Butch Jones hired by Maryland football coaching staff - Cincinnati.com
Reports: Ex-UC Bearcats head coach Butch Jones hired by Maryland football coaching staff Cincinnati.com
Butch Jones, the former University of Cincinnati Bearcats and Tennessee head coach who has served most recently as an analyst for the Alabama Crimson Tide ...
Greek Groups Are Suing Harvard Over Its Sanctions. Here's What Happens Next. | News - Harvard Crimson
Greek Groups Are Suing Harvard Over Its Sanctions. Here's What Happens Next. | News Harvard Crimson
Experts and lawyers say a pair of lawsuits challenging Harvard's sanctions could prompt a protracted — and pricey — legal battle in the months or years ahead.
Michigan basketball gets first-place vote, No. 5 in AP Top 25; MSU 9th Detroit Free Press
Michigan basketball remained at No. 5 in the latest edition of the AP Top 25 Poll. Michigan State moved up on e spot to No. 9.
UC Bearcats among college basketball polls' others receiving votes Cincinnati.com
The 9-1 University of Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball team is among others receiving votes in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll as well as the ...
Michigan football not giving up on 5-star Daxton Hill after Bama flip Detroit Free Press
5-star safety Daxton Hill flipped from Michigan to Alabama last weekend. But Jim Harbaugh's staff has not given up on him just yet.
Which UT Vols football players graduated this semester? Knoxville News Sentinel
Eleven Tennessee football players celebrated graduation on Friday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Quick scout: The pick for KU-Villanova Kansas City Star
The No. 1-ranked Kansas Jayhawks will face No. 17 Villanova in a rematch of the 2018 Final Four. Here are details on the game, including time, TV, point ...
UTSA names David Silva as dean of the College of Sciences UTSA Today
(Dec. 11, 2018) -- Astronomer David Silva, director of the National Science Foundation's National Optical Astronomy Observatory, has been named Dean and ...
Michelle Obama reveals the No. 1 piece of advice she would give her college-aged self CNBC
As part of CBS News' "Note to Self" series, former first lady Michelle Obama shared a letter filled with advice and reassurance for her teenaged self as she ...
Imperial College president tops university pay table Financial Times
Remuneration under growing scrutiny as pressure on campus finances rises.
Did Princess Diana Go to College? The Cheat Sheet
Though she died tragically before she was even 40, Princess Diana lived a robust life that was full of adventure. Though her marriage to Prince Charles was, ...
Jim Harbaugh to ESPN: 'I'm staying at Michigan' Detroit Free Press
Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh told ESPN he's not going anywhere.
5-star DB Daxton Hill flips from Michigan football to Alabama Detroit Free Press
Daxton Hill was the top-rated recruit in Michigan football's 2019 recruiting class.
Will Muschamp talks assistant coaching rumors: ‘It’s flattering’ The State
South Carolina Gamecocks football assistant coaches Bobby Bentley and Dan Werner were linked to openings at Auburn and Ole Miss. What Will Muschamp ...
The teachers trying to fix Economics 101 Quartz
Many argue economics is taught as truth, like a religion, but instead it should be taught like a science, to be questioned.
UC notches double-digit win over NKU heading to Saturday's Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout - Cincinnati.com
UC notches double-digit win over NKU heading to Saturday's Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout Cincinnati.com
For hosting University of Cincinnati basketball last season at BB&T Arena, Northern Kentucky University picked up a pair of home-and-home agreements from ...
Michigan football's junior class has plenty of NFL draft potential Detroit Free Press
Michigan likely won't match its record-setting 2017 NFL draft output next spring, but depending on who declares, the Wolverines could have a high number of ...
Call this number day or night and college Christmas carolers will sing for free Star-Telegram
University of Illinois' 58th annual Dial-a-Carol invites callers around the US and world to request a song for free, which student volunteers do their best to sing.
Hannah Sjerven quickly making impact for South Dakota women Sioux Falls Argus Leader
VERMILLION – Hannah Sjerven had a year to figure out how the South Dakota basketball team wants her to play, at the same time honing her own skills as she ...
College football bowl projections: Where could Michigan, Michigan State land? Detroit Free Press
Here's where the national college football pundits think the Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans could be headed for bowl season.
Michigan football dismisses running back O'Maury Samuels Detroit Free Press
Samuels faces one misdemeanor charge of domestic violence and one misdemeanor charge of malicious destruction of property.
UGA hopes to learn from heartbreaking loss to Bama before facing Texas The Telegraph
UGA will watch film and learn from Dec. 1 loss to Alabama in the SEC Championship game before it faces No. 15 Texas Longhorns in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on ...
Lawsuit: Students at major college can get in trouble for 'ridicule,' 'insults'—even 'rude,' 'uncivil' emails - TheBlaze.com
Lawsuit: Students at major college can get in trouble for 'ridicule,' 'insults'—even 'rude,' 'uncivil' emails TheBlaze.com
The University of Texas at Austin prohibits and can punish students for a wide range of speech violations, including infractions defined as "ridicule" and "insults" ...
New Anti-Hazing Law Requires PA Colleges & Universities To Post Semi-Annual Reports, With Initial Reports Due Jan. 15, 2019 - Criminal Law - United States - Mondaq News Alerts
New Anti-Hazing Law Requires PA Colleges & Universities To Post Semi-Annual Reports, With Initial Reports Due Jan. 15, 2019 - Criminal Law - United States Mondaq News Alerts
This fall, Pennsylvania adopted legislation in an effort to prevent, deter, and criminalize hazing at colleges, universities, and secondary schools United States ...
What UT Vols basketball learned from Gonzaga before facing Memphis Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennessee Vols basketball plays at Memphis and new coach Penny Hardaway at noon ET Saturday (ESPN2).
Cincinnati Bearcats basketball to face Tennessee Volunteers in 2019, 2020 Cincinnati.com
UC confirmed last week that it will also meet Iowa at Chicago's United Center in December of 2019.
Where UT Vols basketball is ranked in Associated Press poll after Gonzaga win - Knoxville News Sentinel
Where UT Vols basketball is ranked in Associated Press poll after Gonzaga win Knoxville News Sentinel
PHOENIX — After two weeks of sliding in the Associated Press poll, Tennessee basketball rocketed up the rankings to a historic level. The Vols (7-1) rose four ...
Report: American Athletic Conference schools consider grant-of-rights agreement Cincinnati.com
The University of Cincinnati Bearcats and other American Athletic Conference schools are considering a long-term commitment that would involve signing a ...
'Our success is our students': Shackouls Honors College celebrates 50 years of honors education at MSU - Mississippi State Newsroom
'Our success is our students': Shackouls Honors College celebrates 50 years of honors education at MSU Mississippi State Newsroom
Mississippi State's Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College is celebrating 50 years of the university's honors program supporting some of the nation's best ...
Parking details announced for fall commencement ceremonies at University Park Penn State News
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State Transportation Services has announced parking information for fall 2018 commencement ceremonies to be held at the ...
Faculty Archive National University News
As private, nonprofit institution, National University is dedicated to providing accessible, achievable education to adult learners — a mission supported by our ...
College football top 25: Michigan falls after Ohio State loss Sports Detroit Free Press
It was a massive letdown for Michigan football in its big loss to Ohio State. How far did it fall in the Free Press' top 25 college football poll?
NTSB to hold January meeting regarding 2017 Michigan basketball plane crash The Detroit News
The National Transportation Safety Board announced Thursday it will hold a board meeting on Jan. 15 to determine the probable cause of the March 2017 ...
UT Vols: 2018 December football graduates Tennesseee University-of-tennessee - Knoxville News Sentinel
UT Vols: 2018 December football graduates Tennesseee University-of-tennessee Knoxville News Sentinel
Here are photos from Tennessee graduation on Dec. 14, 2018.
Bradford College teacher Karen Maude wins best teacher at Social Worker of the Year Awards - Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Bradford College teacher Karen Maude wins best teacher at Social Worker of the Year Awards Bradford Telegraph and Argus
A BRADFORD retired social worker has been named the top teacher in the UK in social work at a recent awards ceremony.
UT Vols: Tennessee football assistant coach salaries ranked 11th nationally, database shows - Knoxville News Sentinel
UT Vols: Tennessee football assistant coach salaries ranked 11th nationally, database shows Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennessee Vols football is dedicating more money to its strength coach than all but one other university.
Prepping for the new SAT I
On March 12, 2005, high school juniors across the country were the first to take the new SAT I test, the standardized testing used in the college admission process. The test is 3 hours and 45 minutes, instead of just 3 hours, and contains a third writing section.
The Challenges College Students Face on Secular Campuses
What is happening on the campuses of secular universities across America? Thousands of Christian students are losing their faith and non-Christian students are becoming entrenched in their unbelief. Why is this happening? Have they discovered that God, in fact, does not really exist, that we live in a careening universe with no divine Pilot at the wheel? Or does something else explain this trend?The Intellectual Challenge Christian students on a secular campus face a great intellectual challenge.
How to Choose the Right School For You
Now that the admission committees have handed you their decisions, it is time for you to choose which college to attend. For some, this choice is easy.
Internetworking and Security Multiple Choice Test
Personally, I dislike Multiple Choice Tests. Because they do not test the student's ability to develop and organise ideas and present these in a coherent argument.
After presenting these ideas at the NAREN (National At-Risk Education Network) in Wisconsin last week, I was asked to write an article that would be able to reach more people to spread the exciting word about Dr. William Glasser's work in the area of Quality Schools.
CRI Releases Its 2003-2004 College Graduate Survey
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Tips On College Selection
It is highly recommended that early in the college selection process, parents and student(s) visit some schools to determine if they'll be suitable. The criteria that must be considered before any college is applied to include:? Average GPA, SAT I, class rank for acceptance ? The school should offer enough choices in the event the student changes their major ? Size, location, Greeks, religious affiliation ? Percentage of freshmen that return for year two ? Percentage of freshmen that graduate in four years ? Percentage of financial need met ? Percentage of gift aid/self-help awarded ? On or off campus job opportunities ? Meal plans and dietary situations met ? Name recognition ? Student/teacher ratio ? Average class size, semester or trimester ? Percentage of professors who teach and percentage of teaching assistants ? 2 or 4-year college or university ? Co-ed dorms ? Freshman cars permitted ? Handicap accessibility ? Cost of the sheepskinIt is also recommended that you determine if the school uses a need-blind or need-sensitive admissions policy.
Making the Most of Your Summer
At last, summer is here! After a school year full of hard work, you can finally put away your books, break out your bikinis, and soak up the sunshine. This is not only what you deserve but in fact what you need: If you have been working to your maximum level during the school year, you owe your body about two weeks off during the summer for a real break.
Free Money For College
What if someone came up to you and offered you $5000 to attend college? Or after college, what if someone called you and asked if you wanted a couple thousand dollars to pay off some student loans? The obvious answer is, "Where do I sign up?" But, the truth is that there are hundreds of ways for you to receive free money for college today - you just need to know where to look.Search For "Free" Money FirstWith the emergence of the internet, finding places, companies, and events that offer free money for college has never been as easy.
5 Leading Online Schools
The internet has revolutionized many parts of our economy. You can shop, meet people online and, now, you can take college courses for credit.
Do Best Friends Make the Best College Roommates?
Do best friends make the best college roommates? Not always! It's amazing how the quirky things you used to like about your best friend can begin to drive you crazy when you're around it 24/7. Just because you've been friends since grade school doesn't mean you should live together.
Student Moans and the Quarterlife Crisis
It's that time of year again when global issues take second place in the British media, to make space for the great 'A' level debate. Packed with case studies of "Laura achieved nine A grades and was still rejected from her first choice", you have to wonder how long students can maintain the will to study.
What is the Cost of College Tuition?
What is the average cost of college tuition? This is one question that most parents and future students ask themselves and need to know in order to plan for a college education.The national average college tuition rate for public universities is $4,694 per year for in state residents.
Physical Therapy Schools
Physical Therapy Schools administer course instruction to potential physical therapists. Physical therapy schools help students to meet physical therapy requirements and the ability to pass a licensure exam before physical therapists can begin to practice.
Getting Into College No Longer A Numbers Game!
Sending your kids to college has never been more difficult or more expensive, and outstanding grades no longer guarantee admission! Student competition is at an all-time high and families now face the toughest admissions committees in history, soaring tuition costs, and a financial aid system designed to eliminate all but the most knowledgeable and persistent applicants.America is knee deep in an unsung higher education crisis that is affecting families from all walks of life.
Reducing the Administrative Burden for Further Education Colleges
The introduction of the Government's Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) in September 2004 meant that more young people from poorer backgrounds could afford to stay on in further education instead of being forced to find work.But the scheme brought with it an extra administrative burden for further education (FE) colleges.
Facing Your Fears as an Adult Returning to School
In case you hadn't noticed, career colleges aren't just for learning a vocational trade anymore. Nowadays, career colleges can help you obtain a Bachelor's, Master's, or even Doctorate Degree in just about any field of study, or they can even help you simply brush up on skills you might already have on your way to earning a certification or Associate's Degree.
Accredited Online Universities - Getting Good Grades
Taking distance education courses requires more motivation and self discipline than traditional college classes. Being able to work at your own pace can result in you falling behind on your work, if you're not self directed.
Online Paralegal Degree Preparing You For Employment
In an era when professional opportunities are diminishing, one area where opportunities are certainly expanding is in the field of paralegal work. Consequently, as the practice of law expands, and the need for professional paralegals grows, many argue that there has never been a better time to enter the field of paralegal work.
Commercialisation of Higher Education in South Africa
Introduction and Literature ReviewSouth African education policies place priority on addressing historical education imbalances, but should also be sensitive to the demands of an ever-increasing global knowledge-driven environment. The educational system cannot be dominated by the needs of the domestic educational system of South Africa ignoring the trends exerted by the global world (OEDC Annual Report, 2004:44).
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