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Archive for May, 2012

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute Is Out With A New Report….

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

looking at how much each state is going to have to spend to implement the common core standards. They have three different levels of costs which includes one using lots of open source materials, one using mainly hard cover books, and one using a combo of the two.

Bloomberg Reports College Debt Is 904 Billion Bucks….

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

which is up from 874 Billion 3 months ago.

The New York Times Reports On 8 More

May 30, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

states getting a ‘No Child Left Behind’ waiver.

Reuters Reports On Where You Attend College Matters

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

The article looks at some ivy league schools where financial aid cuts costs big time.

On the flip side though…

Ivy League colleges post record low acceptance rates

http://money.cnn.com/2012/03/30/pf/college/acceptance_rates_ivy_league/index.htm

Education Week Reports On Few Men Becoming Teachers

May 23, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

during the economic downturn.

May 14th college related articles.

May 14, 2012 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The latest study from the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development is out. They say only 51% of recent college grads have a full time job right now, although 75% of them had a full time job at some point of time. Around 66% of people polled said the first job they had was at least somewhat related to the agree they got. They also say that grad students are racking up higher debt levels than non grad students.

USA Today has up a new article on students and college debt.