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2017 August 13 - 12:00 am

Rules Aimed at Boosting College, Workforce Readiness

The state Board of Education has proposed new graduation requirements for freshmen starting in the 2018-19 academic year that would let Mississippi’s high school students earn academic or career and technical endorsements along with their traditional diplomas.
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2017 July 21 - 12:00 am

College Teaching Students To Protect Information Infrastructure

The program’s goal is to reduce vulnerability in the country’s information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense, the NSA said. The FBI website estimates billions of dollars are lost every year repairing systems attacked by cybercrime.
Tracking Trends
2017 April 24 - 12:00 am

Free College Tuition Initiative Called a Model for Other States

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton says the nation’s first free college tuition plan approved by New York state lawmakers can be a model for other states and can eventually pave the way for nationwide reforms that were championed by Democrats during the 2016 presidential election.
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2016 November 24 - 12:00 am

Citing Finances, Heritage College Joins List of College Closures

One of the largest chains, ITT Technical Institute, shut down its 130 U.S. campuses, saying it couldn’t survive recent federal sanctions amid what it called a “regulatory assault.
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2016 October 24 - 12:00 am

Ohio School Districts Calculate Costs of College Credit Programs

The College Credit Plus program cost schools in the South- Western City School District in Columbus about $250,000 for the 2015-16 school year. The Hilliard district reached a final cost calculation of $185,000. Those districts are among many facing thousands of dollars in costs, The Columbus Dispatch.

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