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House Panel Takes Up Campus Anti-Semitism

House Panel Takes Up Campus Anti-Semitism

November 07, 2017

The House Judiciary Committee today will hold a hearing on finding solutions to combat the rise in anti-Semitism on college campuses – bringing renewed congressional attention to the contentious issue of how the Education Department defines anti-Semitism when it investigates discrimination against Jewish students on campus under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The House Judiciary Committee today will hold a hearing on finding solutions to combat the rise in anti-Semitism on college campuses – bringing renewed congressional attention to the contentious issue of how the Education Department defines anti-Semitism when it investigates discrimination against Jewish students on campus under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

November 07, 2017

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The New York Times

The Catch-22 of Applying for Private Scholarships - Opinion

The Catch-22 of Applying for Private Scholarships - Opinion

November 07, 2017

Justin Onwenu, student body president at Rice University (TX) writes: Private scholarships should be a lifeline for students who want to avoid debt. But there’s an awful glitch in the system: Students who get private scholarships risk losing financial aid they were awarded from their state or school. Their private scholarships don’t save them a dime.
Justin Onwenu, student body president at Rice University (TX) writes: Private scholarships should be a lifeline for students who want to avoid debt. But there’s an awful glitch in the system: Students who get private scholarships risk losing financial aid they were awarded from their state or school. Their private scholarships don’t save them a dime.

November 07, 2017

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Evolllution.com

We Need to Improve the Transfer Experience - Opinion

We Need to Improve the Transfer Experience - Opinion

November 07, 2017

Walter Pearson, dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at Loyola University (IL), writes: There is a clear need to improve the experience for students who transfer. This was recently underlined by a report from the General Accounting Office (GAO), which details the ways students lose credit when they transfer and calculates the substantial cost to the federal government and to the student when this happens.
Walter Pearson, dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at Loyola University (IL), writes: There is a clear need to improve the experience for students who transfer. This was recently underlined by a report from the General Accounting Office (GAO), which details the ways students lose credit when they transfer and calculates the substantial cost to the federal government and to the student when this happens.

November 07, 2017

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The Hechinger Report

Without Changes in Education, the Future of Work Will Leave More People Behind

Without Changes in Education, the Future of Work Will Leave More Pe...

November 07, 2017

A glimpse into America’s future labor market suggests a boom in health care jobs, soaring employment in clean energy and a continued decline in manufacturing positions.
A glimpse into America’s future labor market suggests a boom in health care jobs, soaring employment in clean energy and a continued decline in manufacturing positions.

November 07, 2017

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WBUR.org

It's No Longer 'College or Bust' - Commentary

It's No Longer 'College or Bust' - Commentary

November 07, 2017

Jacob Murray, faculty director for professional education at the Boston University School of Education, writes: Workers who have the education and training in key technical and interpersonal skills will secure the increasing number of non-routine high- and middle-skill jobs in areas such as health care and personalized medicine; financial management; social media; computer science; robotics; artificial intelligence; wind and solar power; and advanced manufacturing. The greater numbers of those lacking this education and training will lose out, competing for an ever-diminishing number of routine middle- or low-skill jobs, or remaining unemployed.
Jacob Murray, faculty director for professional education at the Boston University School of Education, writes: Workers who have the education and training in key technical and interpersonal skills will secure the increasing number of non-routine high- and middle-skill jobs in areas such as health care and personalized medicine; financial management; social media; computer science; robotics; artificial intelligence; wind and solar power; and advanced manufacturing. The greater numbers of those lacking this education and training will lose out, competing for an ever-diminishing number of routine middle- or low-skill jobs, or remaining unemployed.

November 07, 2017

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