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Will America vote for failure again?

In this election, a lot of ink and hot air is being expended to defend existing old and ineffective programs.

One particularly threadbare talking point is to pour even more money into the public school system. 1,225 more words

Op-ed

Graduations Up, Competence Down

DYSTOPIA–Although Dystopia College’s three-year-old Done¬†Your Degree at Dystopia (DYDD) campaign has increased the college’s graduation rate–in response to pressure from state legislators and its accreditors–new research suggests that the competence of graduates has fallen in inverse proportion to the growth in the number of graduates. 160 more words

Convocation Speaker Announced

DYSTOPIA–Rudyard “Red” Neckerson, author of Git ’em In, Git ‘er Done, Git ’em Out: The Low Road to Higher Graduation Rates, will be the keynote speaker for this year’s Dystopia College faculty convocation, Provost Eddina Field announced today. 198 more words

Why So Many Graduate Students Quit?

Not only universities have an undergraduate graduation rate problem, it seems that  graduate schools also have the same issue. No wonder there is a pipeline issue. 94 more words

News

Giordano and Hassel. Developmental Reform and the Two-Year College. TETYC, May 2016. Posted 07/25/2016.

Giordano, Joanne Baird, and Holly Hassel. “Unpredictable Journeys: Academically At-Risk Students, Developmental Education Reform, and the Two-Year College.” Teaching English in the Two-Year College 43.4 (2016): 371-90. 1,062 more words

Writing

5 things to consider before choosing to attend a for-profit college

For-profit colleges: You may have heard about them in advertisements blaring on the radio and commercials flickering on your television screen.

The schools, which are beholden to stockholders and investors, aim to attract non-traditional students who may feel like a traditional college or university is out of reach. 812 more words

COLLEGE CHOICE

New VP of academic affairs to zoom in on graduation rates

Dr. Roger L. Yohe, who has nearly three decades of administrative and teaching experience at Arizona community colleges, has joined Palm Beach State College as the new vice president for academic affairs. 613 more words

Campus & Community