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4.8 Million College Students are Raising Children

4.8 Million College Students are Raising Children
Source: Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Over a quarter (26 percent) of all undergraduate students, or 4.8 million students, are raising dependent children.

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Social And Cultural Issues

A Guide to Life After High School

As a high school kid, I spent a lot of time wasting away worrying about life after school. The idea of not knowing what I’ll be doing after grade twelve was a bit iffy for me. 391 more words

The Story

These Colleges Give Every Student a Job

Paul Quinn College, a historically black college (HBCU) in Dallas, has found a way for its students to pay as little as $2,300 in tuition next year. 

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Postsecondary

Students Are Returning to For-Profit Colleges

Here’s a puzzle. Enrollment continued to decline at public community colleges this 2014-15 academic year, but not so much at private, for-profit ones. Of course, the for-profit colleges offer not only two-year degrees, but also four-year and graduate ones too.

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Postsecondary

Dear Student: No I Won't Change The Grade You Deserve

You’ve all heard the trope: Children today grow up believing it’s their effort that matters. Everyone gets a trophy, and everyone deserves to be praised just for showing up.

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Postsecondary

A Letter to Full-Time Faculty Members

We live in a time of “adjunct plight” essays. This isn’t one of them. True, I am an adjunct, and I have much plight, but rather than be blamed for whining by you full-timers, let me scare you instead.

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