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If Your Child (and Your Money) Are In College, You Deserve a Free Education

Part of getting a child through college is knowing what it takes to make every semester count. College in Four Years gives parents/guardians, educators and other stakeholders a better understanding of how to help students make the most of their educational experience. 86 more words


Journey to Costa Rica

This summer I spent four weeks in the capital city of San Jose, Costa Rica.  I worked in an underprivileged daycare, lived with a host family, and tried my hardest to communicate with my sub-par Spanish skills. 1,311 more words

Civic Engagement

Welcome back to University North

Professor Kevin Flute sat nervously at his over the top pretentious over sized oak Georgian desk, tapping his right index finger on his crib sheet. His secretary handed him the small glass of Glenlivet which he downed in one gulp. 504 more words


Promising Low-Income Students Get to Top Colleges

Here’s an exciting program that pays for college for the very top low-income students.

David Leonhardt has the story in the NY Times. “Arianna Trickey was opening a piece of mail in her bedroom during junior year of high school when a pamphlet fell out of the envelope. 197 more words

Musicological Observations 1: Björn Heile, Lauren Redhead and myself on the relationship between scholarship and new music

I am continually fascinated by the possibilities available to musical scholarship and by interactions between plural musicological methods, but equally disappointed by how few such possibilities are regularly taken up. 1,875 more words

Musical Education

UGC restructure committee to invite suggestions from teachers, students, citizens

A newly constituted committee to restructure University Grants Commission (UGC) by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is likely to invite suggestions from academicians, students, researchers and general public to determine educational standards and regulate them. 166 more words

Higher Education

NAAC’S 1st State Substitute

Kerala is all set to become the first State in the country to have its own agency for assessment and accreditation of higher educational institutions, on the lines of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). 756 more words

Higher Education