Adult education

Branches in Different Time Zones

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Why are private colleges in New Hampshire, Ohio and Texas thinking of setting up shop outside Phoenix?

Teaching America About Race

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American Anthropological Association kicks off public program to educate citizens about humans' differences and similarities.

Scrutiny for Transfer Program

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Indiana U. takes close look at program to award degrees for 3 years of community college work and 1 year of online courses.

Closing the 'Degree Gap'

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Reports about flagging U.S. competitiveness are about as common as college presidents quoting The World Is Flat or politicians worrying about jobs being transported to China or India.

College Counseling for Veterans

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Advisers staff military hospitals in national effort to inform returning service members of campus opportunities available to them.

Solidarity No More?

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An institute for labor studies finds itself facing the ax -- and its supporters are striking back.

State Leaders Tackle Unit Records, Remediation

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At forum held by Education Commission of the States, policy makers grapple with tough higher ed issues.

Fiscal Prudence or Scare Tactics

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President of Pacific Oaks issues memo that alludes to possible closure, setting off debate over the institution's values and management.

Hub for Older Students Fears Its End

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Wayne State U. department serving large number of Detroit residents who had dropped or stopped out might close as part of larger budget cuts.

A Soldier's College

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A new Army program under development would essentially offer college credit for on-the-job training soldiers receive.

“If a guy did [information technology] in the army, wouldn’t it be nice if he could go to work with most of his degree done?” said Maj. Mark Van Hout, spokesman for the U.S. Army Accessions Command. “Or a medic? Wouldn’t it be nice if they could use their medic training toward a nurse’s degree, or a physician’s assistant degree?”

“I’m not saying when that soldier gets out, they’d be a physician’s assistant, but that they’d get credit for that.”

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