August 28, 2014

 

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  

Policy Brief: National Standards for Strong Apprenticeships

Center for American Progress

 

Report: A Hidden Cause of Rising Tuition: Tuition Discounting in Public Colleges and Universities

Education Commission of the States

  

Mentoring Is Critical for At-Risk Students

Hispanic Outlook Magazine

 

Job Skills Expectations Unmet

Inside Higher Ed

 

Audio: Standardized Reporting Key to Improving Remedial Education

The EvoLLLution

 

The White House Plans to Rate Your College – Here’s What You Need to Know

PBS NewsHour

  

Tapping NASA to Boost STEM Interest

Community College Daily

 

Programs Seek to Lower Cost of College Textbooks

The Hechinger Report

 

Opinion: Why Higher Ed Is Still a Smart Investment

eCampus News

 

Essay: Saving Horatio Alger: Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream

Brookings Institute

 

Blog: What Is Competency-Based Education, and Why Does It Matter?

Huffington Post

 

Blog: Community Colleges Should Be Free

Community College Spotlight

 

STATE SPECIFIC

  

New Degree Program Is Big Test for MOOC-Style Higher Ed

PBS NewsHour (Georgia)

 

Lawmaker’s Proposal Would Offer Free Tuition If Student Can’t Finish Degree in 8 Semesters

Deseret News (Utah)

 

California Community College Plan Aims to Boost Degree, Transfer Rates

Los Angeles Times (California)

 

Michigan League for Public Policy Calls for More Aid to Older Adults Seeking College Education

WKZO (Michigan)

 

Colorado University Leaders Express Support for Slashing College Financial Aid Paperwork

Denver Business Journal (Colorado)

  

Growing Up in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District

WKCD (California)

 

Commentary: How Online Education Can Help Colorado Adults

The Denver Post (Colorado)

 

Opinion: Workforce Strength Brings Jobs to Region

GTR Newspapers (Oklahoma)

 

Blog: California Struggles to Define Career Readiness

College Bound (California)

 

Blog: Removing a Bottleneck to Community College Success

Huffington Post (Massachusetts)

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