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When students return to colleges, where are the committed teachers?
Our president recently announced his revolutionary community college plan. His intentions are good and the plan as such may actually work well. However, what is....

Staff
Apprenticeship – Will it make an impact on our higher education?
Today, in our country, there is a definite rebirth of apprenticeship. This fact is confirmed in the American Council on Education report. How far is apprenticeship....

Kathy
2015 State of the Union President address synopsis
In his State of the Union address, our President put forth quite a few glaring issues. He started his address with a question – if only a part of us do well,....

Staff
President Obama stresses on improving higher education affordability
 The aim of our president is to make sure that each and every American willing to study is able to access and afford higher education. Obama said in his weekly....

Tom
Performance based funding and its implications
There are increased efforts by our administration to enhance student progress and to improve completion rate by rewarding higher education institutions with performance....

Tom
Student Debt – What is the Actual Scenario?
Our government is terribly dysfunctional when it comes to handling the student loan debt that surpasses $1 trillion. A huge portfolio of delinquent and default loans....

Jamie K
The TechHire initiative to develop high technology workforce
The TechHire initiative was announced by our President recently placing a strong emphasis on tech education like coding boot camps, community colleges and online....

Tom
Implications of President Obama’s ambitious plan to protect student loan borrowers
 A couple of day’s back, our President unveiled a plan to ensure that student loan borrowers did not have to carry a huge burden as they have been doing.....

Chris
Lessons learnt in 2014 through education research
Thousands of pieces of educational research in the form of doctoral dissertations, research papers, studies and conference presentations are churned out each year.....

Jamie K
Will the 2016 budget enhance opportunities and affordability in our higher education?
Our economy is fast recovering, thanks to the determination and hard work of our businesses and of course our citizens. Our President has taken a lot of effort in....

Tom
Turning around our higher education system is much more than promising free education
Recently, President Barack Obama proposed to offer free education to two-year community colleges. Calling this America’s College Promise, he sees this as a....

Tom
Most states struggling with higher education spending
In recent decades, funding for higher education in states has declined drastically. This trend may come under increased scrutiny in the wake of our president’s....

Chris
Budget request to Congress from President Obama to boost higher education
A budget request was sent by our President to the Congress recently to enhance higher education federal funding and to change certain student loan repayment options....

Jamie K
Is it time to offer free public education for every single American?
There is no doubt that our country is seeing trying times as far as higher education is concerned. What with the skyrocketing tuition frees, students being saddled....

Karen
Is our higher education keeping up with changing student demographics?
As compared to a few decades ago, the college going student profile of today is hugely different. In olden times, an 18 year old completed high school and moved....

Tom
For –profit institutions among others not happy with the White House’s college rating system framewo
Recently, there was a new development when the standoff between for-profit higher education institutions and the White House intensified. The Obama administration....

Karen
When it comes to quality of education, there must be no compromise
When it was time for the University of Las Vegas to hire a new president, a search was launched nationwide at a cost of $150,000. A head hunter was appointed to....

Tom
Shared governance is the only way to turn around our higher education system
American higher education is all set to witness major changes. It is extremely important at this stage for universities and colleges to use these changes and shape....

Karen
Changing job scenario and its effect on higher education
A question we must all ask now is what exactly do we expect of higher education now considering our changing job scenario? This is a topic that will be held as discussion....

Jamie K
Can the Republicans do anything about improving our higher education system?
For the past decade, Republican’s conservatism has been a restraining force on Obama’s liberalism. With just two years to go for the next presidential....

Jamie K



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