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The Washington Post: College is not a commodity. Stop treating it like one. What truly makes an education valuable: the effort the student puts into it.
The News & Observer: The real value of higher education UNC System President Tom Ross: If we increase educational attainment in North Carolina, we will have fewer people in poverty, there will be less demand for social services...
The Daily Advocate: Higher Education and the Public Good There is nothing wrong with taxpayers having high expectations for public colleges and universities in the state.
Grand Forks Herald: How society benefits from supporting higher ed It's clear that higher education is providing a substantial and critical return on the public's investment while providing the economic foundation for a new future.
US News & World Report: Why 2 States Have Poured Money Into Public Higher Education North Dakota and Alaska are putting cash behind the college-economy link.
The Chronicle of Higher Education: On Campuses and Beyond, the Job Market for New Graduates Looks Up More employers are visiting the campus, the university’s interview rooms are oversubscribed, job postings are up 15 percent...
Bloomberg Business: Millennials Most-Educated U.S. Age Group After Downturn: Economy Investments in education lead to innovation, and innovation is what leads to economic growth across the nation.
Delaware Online: Why has the 'public' faded from public higher education? A college education plays a critical role in ending this vicious cycle by moving families firmly into the middle class.
TheUpshot: Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say A new set of income statistics answers those questions quite clearly: Yes, college is worth it, and it’s not even close.
The Atlantic: The Myth of the Student-Loan Crisis This month, college-admission letters are being accompanied by national anxiety over the growing “student-debt crisis."
CNN: The cost of college: a balancing act One of the president’s education goals is for the U.S.to have the world’s highest proportion of college graduates. America is ranked behind Russia, Canada, and several other countries in this category, according to the College Board.
Stateline: Higher education funds begin slow recovery When Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad stumped recently for increased higher education funding to keep tuition down, he was doing so in direct opposition to fellow Republican legislators who control the state House of Representatives. It didn’t worry him.
The Atlantic: What's More Expensive Than College? Not Going to College There is a cost to not educating young people. The evidence is around us and all over the world.
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Graduates of For-Profits Lag Behind Their Peers in Earnings and Employment, Study Finds Six years after they enter college, students from for-profit institutions are employed at lower rates and earn less than their peers, according to a study by three scholars from Harvard University.
Library Journal: Assault on Public Education From the Bell Tower There’s been considerable debate lately on whether everyone needs to go to college. If funding trends stay the same or worsen, it may not matter. Only the elite will be able to afford it.
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