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WARNING: This is a long bloody post. Apologies in advance. You were warned.
As a substitute teacher, I see many different types of students. I teach (if you can call it teaching) in a county that’s pretty well split down the middle between an affluent west, along the coast of the Chesapeake Bay, and a poorer, rural east. 1,427 more words
A survey asking parents in 15 countries revealed that 89% of them want their children to go to college.
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Although parents around the world have different views on what a good education should provide at different stages, they are united in their high educational aspirations for their children, with nearly nine in 10 (89%) parents wanting their children to go to university.
One way to lower the college dropout rate is by providing extensive remediation and financial aid to students who struggle to stay in college. Another way is by restricting admission and financial aid to students who are prepared to handle the course work. 416 more words
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More than half of employers now require a college credential for all jobs, and nearly one-third now hire college graduates for jobs that previously went to high-school graduates, according to a 2013 CareerBuilder survey of 2,600 hiring managers.