Critics are relentless in warning about what they see as the folly of the new Common Core academic standards, designed to prepare students for college or a job by the time they graduate from high school.
CleanNG LLC, whose invention could revolutionize compressed natural gas vehicles, raced ahead of the competition to cross the finish line as the $30,000 grand-prize winner of the Tulsa Community College StartUp Cup.
When the recession hit in 2008, the bottom fell out of the housing market virtually overnight. Construction sites became ghost towns. New construction plummeted by 70 percent. Workers found themselves suddenly out of jobs, and many left the industry altogether.
Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a new study. That’s almost 15 percent of those aged 16 to 24 who have neither desk nor job, according to The Opportunity Nation coalition, which wrote the report.
When she became the first person in her family to graduate from college, Virginia Hughes invited the three people she credits most with getting her to that momentous milestone: her mother, her grandmother, and a retired hospital administrator named Laura Harrill.
Facing skeptical customers, declining enrollment, an antiquated financial model that is hemorrhaging money, and new kinds of low-cost competition, some U.S. universities and colleges may be going the way of the music and journalism industries.
Ohio’s higher education agency is searching for former community college students who transferred to public, four-year colleges before qualifying for an associate degree but may have since accumulated enough credits for one.
As Alabama students return for the fall semester, school officials and state law enforcement leaders are still evaluating how a new state gun law will apply to college campuses, with some predicting the question will have to be answered by the courts.