Sept. 11, 2014

 

NATIONAL HEADLINES


 

Report: States and the (Not So) New Standards – Where Are They Now?

Education Commission of the States

 

Report: Action Is Needed to Ensure Evaluations of Postsecondary Schools Are Useful

Government Accountability Office

 

Report: 6 Ways to Make College More Affordable

American Action Forum Solutions

 

Report: The Haves and Have-Nots: How to Make College Accessible to Everyone

PayScale

 

Umbrella Group Backs Unbundling

Inside Higher Ed

 

A Simple Equation: More Education = More Income

The New York Times

 

Study: College Affordability Metrics Don’t Match HBCUs’ Mission

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

 

College Savings on the Rise as Plans Average $20K

Associated Press

 

Senior (Citizen) Student Debt Rising

Inside Higher Ed

 

When Innovative Higher Education Policy Doesn’t Work – and What to Do

eCampus News

 

Agents Go Domestic in Australia

The Australian 

 

Blog: Training Ramps Up to Better Equip School Counselors for College Advising

College Bound

 

Blog: MOOC Provider Gets Into College Counseling

Wired Campus

 

STATE SPECIFIC

 

Cal State Trustees Raise Scenario of Transfer-Only University System

Los Angeles Times (California)

 

Texas’ Missing Hispanic Students

Inside Higher Ed (Texas)

 

Economic Signs of Life: Employers Out in Force at Maine Job Fair

Maine Public Broadcasting (Maine)

 

The Week of College Rankings

StateImpact Ohio (Ohio)

 

The Value of Your College Degree in Dollars and Cents Ranked by PayScale

The Cleveland Plain Dealer (Ohio)

 

State Money Helps High School Students Take College Classes

WHAV News (Massachusetts)

 

Branstad Calls for $10K College Degree Program

KCCI 8 News (Iowa)

 

Durbin Supports Increased Access for Veterans to Higher Education Benefits

The Daily Illini (Illinois)

  

Blog: Competency Catches On

Community College Spotlight (Washington State)

 

Blog: Kentucky State U. Re-Enrolls Most Students Kicked Out for Tuition Owed

The Ticker (Kentucky)

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