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Early glimpse at student achievement at College for America, a competency-based degree provider

A preliminary snapshot of the academic skills of students who are enrolled in a new, aggressive form of competency-based education is out, and the results look good. 877 more words

Teaching True Meaning of First Amendment Rights

For weeks, Eduflack has been biting his tongue on the rash of intolerance offered in the name of tolerance on our college campuses. Too many stories of free speech being squashed in the name of “safe zones,” too many instances of aspiring “activists” believing Constitutional rights only apply to those individuals and causes that one completely agrees with. 223 more words


#CBE Storybook Tales of a Dissertation: Episode 6 Ongoing Initiatives

More from the Neverending Story of the Literature Review (dating myself?  Anyone?  Anyone?)

Thoughts, feedback, criticisms, it’s all welcome!  If I’m missing any that you think are mission critical, please let me know. 1,217 more words

These are the Best Cities for College Students

When high school seniors decide which college to attend, the academic and extracurricular offerings of certain universities are usually their top consideration. On Monday, the American Institute for Economic Research released another set of criteria that they may want to contemplate: the best cities for college students. 215 more words


Louisiana's New Governor: Hello, John Bel; Goodbye Bobby.

Recently-unknown Democrat John Bel Edwards is officially Governor-Elect of Louisiana.

He beat nationally-known Republican David Vitter 56 percent to 44 percent.

Vitter even lost his home of Jefferson Parish to Edwards, with 51 percent of Jefferson voting for Edwards. 608 more words

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Why College Students are Disappearing from the Workforce

Apparently, college students aren’t working like they used to.

A smaller share of both part- and full-time college students are working than 10 and even 20 years ago, according to… 465 more words