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Single Parents Jeopardizing Retirement Plans to Fund Children’s College Education

How are single parents prioritizing their financial futures? Allianz, a multinational financial services company, asked just that question in the LoveFamilyMoney study looking at how the contemporary American family spends and saves.

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Higher-Education Research Rarely Gets Replicated

Report: “Facts Are More Important Than Novelty: Replication in the Education Sciences”

Authors: Matthew C. Makel, gifted education reseach specialist at the Duke University Talent Identification Program, and Jonathan A.

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Transferability of Postsecondary Credit Following Student Transfer or Coenrollment

Transferability of Postsecondary Credit Following Student Transfer or Coenrollment
Source: National Center for Education Statistics

This statistical analysis report provides an in-depth examination of the transfer of credit among postsecondary education institutions using longitudinal data from the 2004/09 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:04/09).

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TBT: PhD Students, Depression, and Attrition

From November to March is prime time for academic burn-out in graduate programs — I’m convinced of that. Perhaps it’s a seasonal thing; it can be easy to sink into a trough of exhaustion and stress, and not climb out of it for months.

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What's in a Title? Adjuncts by Another Name May Face the Same Realities

If you are paid like an adjunct, work the hours of an adjunct, and get the limited benefits of an adjunct, then you’re an adjunct, right?

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Still Exempt From Title IX

The United States Air Force Academy has ordered a probe of its athletics department after a report in The Colorado Springs Gazette detailed numerous violations of academy rules, including several instances of sexual assault.

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Graduate Medical Education That Meets the Nation's Health Needs

Graduate Medical Education That Meets the Nation’s Health Needs
Source: Institute of Medicine

Since the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs in 1965, the public has provided tens of billions of dollars to fund graduate medical education (GME), the period of residency and fellowship that is provided to physicians after they receive a medical degree.

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