Career/Tech Education

Beauty School Drop-Ins

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Texas community college bucks trend of shying away from cosmetology programs by opening a new school — with corporate ties.

Should Everyone Go to College?

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Experts say everyone should have access to higher education, assuming the term is broadly defined.

The Research at the Summit

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Scholars contributed overviews on job training to the White House meeting on community colleges.

Be Their Guest

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Investigation into U. of Tennessee's football recruiting practices raises questions about the continued presence of "hostesses" -- female students responsible for entertaining recruits -- on some campuses.

Where For-Profit and Nonprofit Meet

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Princeton Review looking to expand program offering Massachusetts community colleges accelerated health science degree programs to students willing to pay more.

The Rise of the 'Edupunk'

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NEW YORK -- The “Edupunks” will inherit the Earth … or at least some attention.

Those in higher education who continue hand-wringing over the relative merits of online learning and other technology-driven platforms will soon find themselves left in the dust of an up-and-coming generation of students who are seeking knowledge outside academe. Such was an emerging consensus view here Monday, as college leaders gathered for the TIAA-CREF Institute's 2010 Higher Education Leadership Conference.

The Certificate Solution

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New analysis suggests increased emphasis on non-degree training may be key to getting more Americans the postsecondary education they need to land jobs.

How to Train Your Draconian

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During a talk to governors, Bill Gates might have sharpened the ax for politicians thinking of cutting humanities programs.

Limited Education Behind Bars

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Restricted Internet access and inadequate government funding hinder postsecondary programs in prisons and increase recidivism, report says.

Community College Venture Sold

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Princeton Review unloads business line that delivers academic programs to two-year institutions seeking to build enrollments.


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