Monthly Archives: December 2013

Nonprofit Group Will Offer Personalized College Guidance Online

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: Get Schooled, a nonprofit group that seeks to improve college access, has received $2-million through Google’s Global Impact Awards to develop an online hub offering prospective students customized college information. Read the full post … Continue reading

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Urban Education Symposium, Feb. 5

Please join your friends and colleagues at the 2014 Children’s Storefront Urban Education Symposium. Centrally located at Baruch College this half day event offers outstanding networking and excellent workshops on a wide range of issues of concern to those of … Continue reading

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The University’s Dilemma

From Strategy + Business Magazine: By one, and only one, measure, the institutions of higher education around the world are remarkably successful: They reach far more people today than ever before. About a third of Americans over the age of … Continue reading

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Free SAT Prep Seminar for Non-Profit Partners, Jan. 29

From A-List Education Services: As part of our ongoing effort to be an active participant in the communities we serve and help level the playing field, we’re offering a FREE Introductory Professional Development seminar to our nonprofit partners. We have … Continue reading

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To Move Forward, We Must Look Back

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: In the immediate aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, the decision has been understood as upholding the principles underlying affirmative action to create a diverse learning … Continue reading

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How a Little Data Can Solve One of Higher Education’s Biggest Problems

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: Last fall, Shaun Fowler started his sophomore year at Georgia State University still owing $500 on his tuition bill. The finance major from Atlanta had only a few days of classes before the university … Continue reading

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How to Get College Tuition Under Control

From The Wall Street Journal: In the past decade, college tuition has risen three times as fast as the consumer-price index and twice as fast as medical care. How can that be—and what can be done about it? To answer … Continue reading

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