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June 06, 2012

Popularity of Certificate Programs Grows

Georgetown researchers release a report chronicling the growth of certificates as a higher ed. option.

April 19, 2012

Need for More Advanced Degrees Requires Collaboration

Report calls for more cooperation between employers, universities and government to improve careers for those with master's and professional degrees.

March 19, 2012

AT&T Makes $250 Million Pledge to Fund Education Programs

AT&T will give $250 million to community programs and schools to support high school graduation and improve workplace readiness.

February 15, 2012

Business Leaders Think Colleges Could Be More Efficient

Research from Public Agenda underscores business leaders' concern over college costs, access and the impact on the economy.

February 14, 2012

Higher Ed. Community Reacts to Proposals in Obama's Budget

President's FY 2013 budget draws reaction from higher education community groups

January 04, 2012

Majors Matter in Job Prospects for Recent College Graduates

Americans with a college education fare better in the job market than those with just a high school diploma or less—but 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

Top 2011 College Bound Posts Span Access to Completion

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

Public Education Network Sets College- and Career-Ready Goal

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

Call for More Accountability in College-Readiness

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

Early Career Focus Improves Community College Completion

New studies find that choosing a career path early is strongly correlated with community college students earning a degree.

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