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The Chronicle of Higher Education

There’s a Newfound Enthusiasm for Women’s Colleges. But Can They Keep It Going?

There’s a Newfound Enthusiasm for Women’s Colleges. But Can They Ke...

October 17, 2018

Persuading young women to choose a women-only institution beyond recent enrollment bumps won’t always be easy, McGuire said. Now college leaders are challenged with turning this new momentum into a permanent enthusiasm.
Persuading young women to choose a women-only institution beyond recent enrollment bumps won’t always be easy, McGuire said. Now college leaders are challenged with turning this new momentum into a permanent enthusiasm.

October 17, 2018

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Forbes

Two Things College Leaders Can Do To Restore Confidence In Higher Education - Opinion Piece

Two Things College Leaders Can Do To Restore Confidence In Higher E...

October 17, 2018

Michael T. Nietzel writes: Americans are losing faith in higher education, and college leaders should look in their mirrors for the reasons. According to a recent Gallup poll, only 48% of the public has “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in higher education. That’s 9% lower than in 2015, the largest drop among all the 16 institutions – including Congress, the presidency, banks, and newspapers - surveyed over that period.
Michael T. Nietzel writes: Americans are losing faith in higher education, and college leaders should look in their mirrors for the reasons. According to a recent Gallup poll, only 48% of the public has “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in higher education. That’s 9% lower than in 2015, the largest drop among all the 16 institutions – including Congress, the presidency, banks, and newspapers - surveyed over that period.

October 17, 2018

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The New York Times

The Public Student Loan Forgiveness Rescue Hasn’t Gone Well So Far

The Public Student Loan Forgiveness Rescue Hasn’t Gone Well So Far

October 17, 2018

The program that public servants can use to have their federal student loans forgiven is such a quagmire for borrowers that Congress had to set up a relief program for the relief program. So far, it’s not performing much better.
The program that public servants can use to have their federal student loans forgiven is such a quagmire for borrowers that Congress had to set up a relief program for the relief program. So far, it’s not performing much better.

October 17, 2018

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The Wall Street Journal

Trial Shows Elite NCAA Basketball Stars Are Valuable, but Often Voiceless

Trial Shows Elite NCAA Basketball Stars Are Valuable, but Often Voi...

October 17, 2018

Testimony shows attention lavished on star recruits can miss its mark, and in some cases backfire, landing the athlete in trouble.
Testimony shows attention lavished on star recruits can miss its mark, and in some cases backfire, landing the athlete in trouble.

October 17, 2018

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The Wall Street Journal

ACT Scores Show Drop in College Readiness, Especially in Math

ACT Scores Show Drop in College Readiness, Especially in Math

October 17, 2018

ACT on Wednesday released its annual report, the Condition of College and Career Readiness, that shows only 40% of 2018 graduates taking the ACT met a benchmark indicating they could succeed in a first-year college algebra class. That is down from 41% last year and a high of 46% in 2012.
ACT on Wednesday released its annual report, the Condition of College and Career Readiness, that shows only 40% of 2018 graduates taking the ACT met a benchmark indicating they could succeed in a first-year college algebra class. That is down from 41% last year and a high of 46% in 2012.

October 17, 2018

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