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Out Today: In the Interest of ...

Jun 21, 2017 by

The Regressive Benefits of Federal Student Loan Refinancing By Kim Dancy – First championed by Senator Elizabeth Warren, and...

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Fresh Ideas for Growing Appren...

Jun 17, 2017 by

Tax credits, prior learning validation, and mentor incentives make the Cantwell-Collins bill worthy of attention amid apprenticeship...

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Southeast is Fastest Growing R...

Jun 12, 2017 by

By Janie T. Carnock – The number of English learner (EL) students in PreK-12 schools across the country is rising. But where...

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Many For-Profit Colleges are N...

Apr 28, 2017 by

By Ben Barrett – Last year, the large for-profit college corporation ITT Technical Institute closed its doors. Sanctions...

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Proceed Carefully with Pell-Fu...

Apr 19, 2017 by

By Clare McCann – Earlier this month, Republican Sen. Rob Portman (OH) and Democratic Sen. Mark Warner (VA) joined forces to...

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Teach Cybersecurity with Appre...

Apr 17, 2017 by

Governments, private industry, and tech culture can all benefit from a cyber workforce built on quality apprenticeships By Michael...

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If We Care About Early Learnin...

Apr 12, 2017 by

By Abbie Lieberman – After graduating from high school I took a summer job at a local child care center working with infants...

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Out Today: The Affordability C...

Apr 11, 2017 by

By Kim Dancy – For such a common topic in higher education policy, college affordability has a surprisingly murky definition....

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Moving Apprenticeship Forward ...

Apr 3, 2017 by

Finding the Right Role for Government By Mary Alice McCarthy and Brent Parton – Apprenticeship is a hot topic these days in...

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Reading the Tea Leaves: More C...

Mar 21, 2017 by

By Clare McCann – The Trump Administration last week released a budget request to Congress that was light on detail and heavy...

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Are Elite Universities Committ...

Feb 18, 2017 by

By Manuela Ekowo – In 2011, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) exploded on the U.S. higher education scene as the latest bold...

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Fewer Borrowers Are Repaying T...

Jan 18, 2017 by

By Kim Dancy and Ben Barrett – Today, the US Department of Education announced a critical error in the way it had previously...

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Multilingual Paraprofessionals...

Jan 13, 2017 by

By Amaya Garcia, Shayna Cook, Conor P. Williams and Kaylan Connally – It’s the end of the school day in Ramiro Acosta’s pre-K...

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Getting employers on board for...

Dec 9, 2016 by

By Nneka Jenkins Thompson – Eric was a 17-year old kid with adult problems. He was about to be a father for the first time,...

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Making apprenticeship work for...

Nov 21, 2016 by

By Michael Prebil – Is apprenticeship good for a company’s bottom line? It’s a question that bedevils apprenticeship advocates,...

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Lessons from Bilingual Classro...

Nov 13, 2016 by

Sweden’s once praised education system is grappling with the country’s poor integration of immigrant students. How can...

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Sink or Swim: The American Att...

Jul 10, 2016 by

By Sammi Wong All too often in America, our education system employs a “sink or swim” approach to our English Learners (ELs). This...

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Alaska to the Department: We’l...

Jun 17, 2016 by

Abigail Swisher – Alaska Governor Bill Walker has a big decision ahead of him. On his desk sits a piece of legislation that, if...

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Local Communities Are Stepping...

Jun 10, 2016 by

Katie Parham – Nationwide, only four out of ten four-year-olds attend preschool each year, despite the widely accepted array of...

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Study Finds Large Quality Diff...

Jun 6, 2016 by

Among children between the ages of three and five, just under 80 percent receive care and education from someone other than a parent....

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