Georgetown researchers release a report chronicling the growth of certificates as a higher ed. option.
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March 19, 2012
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February 15, 2012
Research from Public Agenda underscores business leaders' concern over college costs, access and the impact on the economy.
February 14, 2012
President's FY 2013 budget draws reaction from higher education community groups
January 04, 2012
Americans with a college education fare better in the job market than those with just a high school diploma or lessbut just how much better depends on their field. A new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce released today finds unemployment for recent co...
December 28, 2011
Looking back at the most-read College Bound posts of the year, you can see a range of issues. From policymakers to parents to educators, you were drawn to stories about applications and access, completion and jobs. So, a drum roll please.....The top 10 stories, as measured by hits on this blog, fo...
November 08, 2011
Getting more students ready for college and careers is a job that's too big for schools to do alone, says Amanda Broun, senior vice president for the Public Education Network, a national association of local education funds (LEFs) and individuals working to advance public school reform in low-income...
October 05, 2011
If states want to get serious about college and career readiness, they need to track student completion of college-level coursework in high school. A policy brief by Jobs for the Future, a national Boston-based nonprofit, advocates better accountability and incentives for schools to prepare student...
September 09, 2011
New studies find that choosing a career path early is strongly correlated with community college students earning a degree.