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Underemployment Hits Recent Graduates the Hardest

Stories of college graduates working as baristas and taxi drivers have played into a narrative about how college-degree recipients are struggling to find work that uses their education.

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Why Colleges Don't Want to Be Judged by Their Graduation Rates

This fall, President Obama will release a college-rating system that is likely to include graduation rates as a key measure of institutional success. That worries colleges, which have long complained that the official government figures leave out many successful graduates.

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As Ebola Fears Touch Campuses, Officials Respond With an ‘Excess of Caution’

Colleges across the country faced Ebola scares this week that sent at least one graduate student to the hospital, several employees into quarantine, and untold numbers of students into an unnecessary panic.

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A College Financial Aid Guide for Families Who Have Saved Nothing

A mother of five children in Bath, Me., admitted on the New York Times’s Motherlode blog earlier this year that she and her husband had no college savings.

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U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rule to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe

U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rule to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe
Source: U.S. Department of Education

The Obama Administration today announced publication of the final rule implementing changes made to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA).

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How Germany Managed to Abolish University Tuition Fees

If Germany has done it, why can’t we? That’s the questionbeing asked by many students around the world in countries that charge tuition fees to university.

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