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Michigan Live – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ranks the United States 27th out of 31 countries in what it calls “social justice,” that is equal treatment for citizens regardless of socioeconomic status. OECD lists the US as 20th in access to education f... More
PRWeb -- RSC Your College Prep Expert offers a preview of its Free Report which will be available to families beginning December 5th. The report covers problems with academic standards, cuts to education budgets, financial aid and more. For the next few days, the preview will only be available ... More
Associated Press – One of the most common arguments for taking out student loans is building a credit history prior to graduating college, but Excelencia in Education and the Institute for Higher Education Policy have released an interesting study that shows that students who take out no stude... More
Forbes – Students are told to follow their passion when it comes to their college choice and major, but it’s also a business decision: will the job you get after graduation pay back all the money you invested in your higher education? For example, according to The Economist, students who... More
Associated Press – Cities in dire financial straights are turning to big companies to bail them out. It started with the naming of sports stadiums and has worked its way down to students. Jordan, Utah, is placing ads on school buses, and Golden, Colorado, is putting ads on student report ... More
Center for American Progress – The Center for American Progress has released Including More Voices in Higher Education Policymaking outlining steps to improve the college experience and reduce student debt. Among the suggestions in the report is letting students serve on Depart... More
Drexel Triangle – According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate among high-school graduates is 9.7%, more than double the 4.2% rate of those with at least a bachelor’s degree. Despite the high cost of college and the possibility of taking on student loans, higher edu... More
PRWeb -- In a new poll released by the College Board, guidance counselors question the effectiveness of their schools in preparing students for college. Only 30% of counselors feel that schools meet their primary mission of preparing students for life after high school, whether that be college or ca... More
Daily 49er – The U.S. Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System reveals that more students are choosing to attend public universities not located in their home state. State schools are actively recruiting out-of-state and foreign students able to pay full t... More
National Public Radio – The American Enterprise Institute released a study claiming teachers are overpaid to the tune of $120 billion per year “in excessive labor costs.” The report bases this claim on the lower cognitive skills of teachers versus non-teachers with similar educatio... More