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September 06, 2012

Are Credit Hours the Best Way to Measure Student Progress?

A report from the New America Foundation and Education Sector question the value of the credit-hour system in higher education today

September 04, 2012

Concern Over Cheating Goes Beyond Harvard

Harvard cheating scandal prompts discussion of widespread cheating on college campuses.

July 22, 2012

Youth Video Contest Seeks Big Ideas to Change the World

NPR hosts video contest for youth to pitch big ideas to change the world.

July 10, 2012

New Information Available on Higher Education Funding Database

New America Foundation's Federal Education Budget Project releases new information for its education funding database.

June 19, 2012

U.S. Chamber Rates States on Postsecondary Public Education

US Chamber evaluates states on performance, transparency and accountability of public colleges and universities.

April 27, 2012

Performance-Based Scholarships Move Dial on College Success

Study shows promise in performance-based scholarships ,leading to academic success.

February 02, 2012

Community Colleges Work to Support Struggling Students

Community colleges have their work cut out for them in closing the gap between student aspirations and results, a new report finds.

November 18, 2011

Study Habits of College Students Revealed in New Survey

Just how much are college students hitting the books these days? The 2011 annual National Survey of Student Engagement found full-time students put in about 15 hours a week, on average. It depends on your major, however, and how much your professor pushes you. Engineering was more demanding, while...

September 08, 2011

Achieve Launches New College- and Career-Ready Initiative

Supporting the growing movement to promote college- and career-readiness, the nonprofit organization Achieve announced yesterday a new initiative to provide online resources and partnerships with states to advocate high academic expectations and preparation for all students. The Future Ready Projec...

September 01, 2011

Illinois Students' College Grades Lag Behind High School

Many students graduating from public high schools in Illinois—even students with good grades from top schools —are not prepared for the rigor of college, according to an analysis of state education data by the Chicago Tribune published Wednesday. Public school graduates at 10 of the stat...

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