Monthly Archives: January 2016


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Does Everyone Need College For High-Paying Jobs? Here’s The ‘Middle Skills’ Option
And there’s a particularly big shortage in “middle-skills” – which are needed for trade-type jobs that require more than high school education but less than a traditional bachelor’s degree. “We’re not even close to filling the gap,” says Mark Alpert …
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Tradimo’s Little Traders game for iOS goes live
In tune with LeapRate’s earlier report about the pending launch of Little Traders, an iOS game developed by innovative online trading school Tradimo, the program went live today. Little Traders enables players to trade in a virtual stock market …
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As schools return from break, scholarship deadlines near

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As schools return from break, scholarship deadlines near
… scholarships through three scholarship programs. Typically, a handful of local students are chosen for the honors. Most notably, the Legacy Awards Scholarship offers $ 1,000 throughout four years of college and is open to high school seniors whose …
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Exchange Program Allows South Florida Students to Trade Places
From Mark Twain’s “Prince and the Pauper” to movies like “Trading Places,” the theme of exchanging lives with someone outside your normal sphere of life has always been a source of fascination. Thanks to a novel bit of social engineering, 48 high …
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CME, Morningstar CEOs mull financial technology hub
From the place at the Chicago Board of Trade building where pits have now been dismantled, a new enterprise supporting “fintech” may rise. A powerful pack of business leaders, … “Our overall thing here is we want to do what is in the best interests …
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New models, vocations emerging for higher education

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New models, vocations emerging for higher education
Many people view online education as an alternative that will “disrupt” higher education with essentially free degrees and displace hundreds if not thousands of traditional colleges and universities. High-quality online undergraduate bachelor’s degree …
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Retired teacher to trustees: Forget politics; you’re there for the kids
She stays busy, volunteering on the Creative Alternatives board and on the budget advisory committee of California State University, Stanislaus. Teaching is … My own children, when they went on to college, they never had any problems with the academics.
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Given the dearth of can’t-miss quarterback candidates at both the pro and college level, this path seems to make the most sense going forward. Especially since the Eagles … in full health. Given the dearth of alternatives, it seems worth another roll …


Colleges experiment with application alternatives

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Colleges experiment with application alternatives
At the National Association for College Admission Counseling conference in October, I attended a session where admissions officers from several colleges talked about new approaches they are using in applications. While many colleges use application …
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Mike Rowe Calls Out Bernie Sanders for Suggesting The Only Alternative to
… on the knuckleheads who continue to perpetuate this nonsense,” he wrote. “This latest tweet from Bernie Sanders is a prime example. In less than 140 characters, he's managed to imply that a path to prison is the most likely alternative to a path to …
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Pro-LGBT statements OK on high school T-shirts, but not anti-LGBT statements
It's worth looking at that 2006 opinion from the 9th Circuit (which issued another ruling this week squelching college students' speech). Keep in mind … An assistant principal who went to Bible studies led by Harper's father tried to convince the …
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