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Archive for January, 2012

The Thomas B Fordham Foundation Is Out With a 2012 Look…

January 31, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

at science standards for each state. We have a whole bunch of D and F grades with a sprinkling of A grades.

NACUBO Is Out With The 2011 Llook…

January 31, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

at college endowments. Harvard still leads by a ton. Still though around 38% of college endowments are below their 2008 levels.

Higher Education News For January 31, 2012

January 31, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The New York Times reports on Claremont McKenna College that has lied about their SAT scores for better U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on college student Paisley Stoval who is going to be a graduate of Kent State with a triple major and one minor.

They also report on programs geared to helping high school dropouts and other students succeed in college.

MDRC Is Out With a New Study Looking At….

January 26, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

New York City high schools. The study showcases that small schools of choice are graduating high school students at a much higher rate than other high schools in the city. The small schools of choice are even doing better on math and English regents exams.

The National Freshman 2011 Survey Is Out….

January 26, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

and some highlights include:

76% of students getting selected to their first choice school which is a drop from 2010 data.

More students are taking AP course.

9.3% said they could not get financial aid at their first choice schools.

12.6% said they could not afford their first choice school.

Education News For January 26, 2012

January 26, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Oregonian reports on Oregon colleges and universities combing community colleges for transfer students.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on Christie backing overhaul of New Jersey’s university system

The Education Week has an article up on some states prodding students to graduate early.

The New York Times reports on Obama wading into issue of raising the dropout age to 18 years of age.