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It’s Time to Give College a Rethink

February 28, 2012

What we should be concerned about, in the words of Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, is the \misalignment between our education system and the labor market.\" The latter

Colleges Misassign Many to Remedial Classes, Studies Find

February 27, 2012

Two new studies from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College have found that community colleges unnecessarily place tens of thousands of entering students in remedial classes — and that their placement decis

A Sure Thing

February 19, 2012

Most of DePaul’s transfers came from two-year institutions, where many excelled but accumulated credits that won’t count toward their bachelor’s degree, or failed to take prerequisite courses.

4 Tips to Finish Community College

February 16, 2012

Community college can be a major cost saver for students. But it can also be an expensive endeavor for students and taxpayers alike if those enrolled don't complete their degrees.

Time is the Enemy of Graduation

February 2, 2012

Data show that time, not tuition, is the enemy of college completion. Today’s college students are dramatically different from the archetype of the U.S.

The 10 Most Educated Countries in the World

January 30, 2012

In the past 50 years, college graduation rates in developed countries have increased nearly 200%, according to Education at a Glance 2011, a recently published report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Five States to Roll Out an Expanded CollegeFish

January 23, 2012

With the help of a $3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Phi Theta Kappa will introduce services offered through CollegeFish.org to help students at community colleges in five states—Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky and

In India, a College Building Boom

January 17, 2012

Realizing that the country’s youth bulge could be an asset in its efforts to become a world power, or a disaster that drains its resources and fuels social unrest, the Indian government has responded with an ambitious university building spree.