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Archive for October, 2009

The Pew Research Center Reports…

October 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

that are record amount of students are going to college.

39.6% of all young adults ages 18 to 24 are in a two-year or four-year college. Community Colleges are seeing most of the gains in college population growth.

College Related Articles For October 30, 2009…

October 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Des Moines Register reports on University employees in the state that have been spared from job cuts.

They also report on Des Moines venture capitalist John Pappajohn and his wife Mary giving 26 million to the University of Iowa.

The News & Observer reports on packed colleges adapting on the fly.

The AP reports on China expanding language institutes at US colleges.

The Donnell-Kay Foundation Looks….

October 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

at the Denver Public School and the poor graduation rate they have.

They say 3,000 ninth graders are off track to graduate due to not getting enough credits. They also say 7,500 9-12th graders are a year behind or more on credits based on age level and that 3,600 students a year drop out of school each year.

I fully agree with the people behind the report that an early warning data system needs to be in place in order to help get more students to graduate on time.

The Detroit News Reports…

October 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on Robert Bobb saying that he is going to finish what he has started.

The Washington Post Reports…

October 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on D.C. Council members that say Rhee ignored rules on cutting people.

They also have a great video interview with Wendy Kopp who founded the Teach for America Program.

The AP Reports…

October 30, 2009 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on education cuts being spared in Massachusetts.