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College Access Seen as Key to Curbing Recidivism

As the Obama administration stands ready to announce plans to open up Pell Grant eligibility to inmates, one group in particular is working to funnel more former inmates and gang members into college.

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That 'Useless' Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech's Hottest Ticket

…What kind of boss hires a thwarted actress for a business-to-business software startup? Stewart Butterfield, Slack‚Äôs 42-year-old cofounder and CEO, whose estimated double-digit stake in the company could be worth $300 million or more.

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Math +Science = The Need For Post-secondary Education

People that think math and science are evil were most likely unable to pass grade level math and science. Many of them have a learning disability. 803 more words

Older and On The Market

Searching for employment tends to make people anxious about the ways in which they are different from the “typical” candidate. One such factor is age, especially if you are older than average on the market.

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New Student Loans For A New For-Profit Education Sector

Coder boot camps. Accelerated learning programs. New economy skills training.

Whatever you call them, these new players in higher education are multiplying. The intensive programs say they can teach job-ready skills in technology, design and related fields.

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Pols' High Anxiety Over Higher Ed

College, once a sure ticket to the middle class, is causing a lot of anxiety these days. People are concerned about its cost, about low graduation rates and about the poor employment prospects of some graduates.

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Is Higher Education Reinforcing Inequality?

In the UK and US the growth of social and economic inequality is taking place in societies in which formal participation in higher education is at an historic high.

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