America dominates the list of the world’s most respected universities. However, these top universities are listed largely due to the excellence of their research, not the quality of education provided, while overall, most university research has no value. 452 more words
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WASHINGTON – Student leaders from 20 Virginia colleges traveled to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Jan. 27, to discuss their challenges paying for college and the impact of rising student loan obligations during a roundtable conversation organized by U.S. 1,039 more words
Cutting down on costs for students and allowing instructors more flexibility, some classes are adopting open textbooks.
Clark’s Biology department is helping to pioneer the movement, known internationally as Open Educational Resources, and has adopted the openly available ‘Concepts of Biology’ textbook for a recently created course for nursing students. 853 more words
MADISON — Democratic legislators are proposing a bill that would give Wisconsin public college students grants to cover living expenses, tuition, student fees and textbooks. 93 more words