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College News (5)
CBS News – A new study from Michigan State University says colleges struggle to report accurate job-placement and graduate school admissions rates because fewer than half their recent graduates respond to surveys and questionnaires. Colleges also use different standards to determine the data, ... More
CBS News -- Between 2006-2010, the number of students choosing technical or trade schools over 4-year colleges grew by 2 million people. The primary reason was the growing cost of tuition, though students also cited a desire to get an education that leads directly to a career. Average college t... More
CBS – According to a new study from Demos, the rise in the cost of state universities is one of main reasons students struggle to pay for higher education. The Great Cost Shift: How Higher Education Cuts Undermine the Future Middle Class concludes that state budget cuts, which drive up tuition... More
CBS News – The Obama administration is bringing renewed focus to its goal to make America number one in college graduation by 2020. Proposals on the table include reforming state and local education policies (like providing performance funding to schools/programs that work), incentives to help... More
CBS News – Moody’s Analytics says that a student loan or higher education bubble is possible and with good reason: 15% of students default on their loans, college tuition has gone up 300% since 1990 (8.3% just this past year), student loan debt exceeds credit card debt, and the average s... More