College & Career

4/2/2012

4/2/2012

Rand McNally and USA TODAY have announced the kick-off of an essay contest titled “American the Beautiful” for students in 7th through 12th grade. 

3/30/2012

3/30/2012

National competitiveness is the topic of the moment, but so much of the debate about it is conducted at 35,000 feet, at the policy level. In late March, I visited a place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where change is happening on the ground.

3/28/2012

3/28/2012

Saddled with $50,000 in student loans, she decided that spending more time in class would derail her from pursuing opportunities in the job market.

3/28/2012

Adobe is offering free downloads of Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta to any students, faculty and staff.

3/26/2012

3/26/2012

The global economy demands globally educated workers and citizens. About 1,300 schools in the United States—and a total of about 3,200 in 141 countries worldwide—have turned to the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum as their ticket to educating students who are worldly-wise.

3/22/2012

3/22/2012

The city’s Department of Education says it has secured enough money to allow all low-income students to pay the same amount to take the Advanced Placement exams this spring as they paid last year.

3/20/2012

3/20/2012

The last straw for 17-year-old Alton Burke was a note left on his door. The high school dropout picked up the phone and re-enrolled at South Hagerstown High.

3/15/2012

3/15/2012

Former state superintendent will head project to create a model national program to educate future teachers.

3/13/2012

3/13/2012

Gov. Bobby Jindal opened the first legislative session of his second term Monday afternoon, telling a newly elected Legislature that his effort to remake primary and secondary education in Louisiana is a moral issue.

3/13/2012

Deborah Gist, Education Commissioner of Rhode Island said the many of Rhode Island high school students are not ready for college and she is working on ways to change that.

3/13/2012

As he asked a high-powered panel to help him chart the future of higher education in Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Corbett on Monday avoided any mention of the deep spending cuts he has advocated for the 18 state-supported universities in each of his first two years in office.

3/12/2012

3/12/2012

Career Cruising releases ccEngage to give students and schools an easy and effective way to develop skills and knowledge needed for success.

3/9/2012

3/9/2012

More than 1 million online flashcards, many with images and audio, are created every week on StudyBlue, and that number nearly doubles during peak exam times. 

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

In January Michigan senate Democrats unveiled a proposal that would send all Michigan-educated high schoolers to a state university for free.

3/7/2012

3/7/2012

Georgia is working to become the third state to bar illegal immigrants from attending public colleges and universities.

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