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Latest Alternatives To College News

Time running out to sign kids up for Savannah-Chatham police summer camp
The initiative is designed to provide youngsters with alternatives to risky or criminal behavior during the summer. All Chatham County children meeting the age requirement are invited to attend. The second camp begins July 11 for boys and July 18 for …
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Somalia: A Long Road Ahead
However, offering alternatives for Somalis and deterring them from the temptation of violent struggle remains greatly important in combating violent extremism. …. The main points include the formation of inclusive electoral committees consisting of …
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FOSSIL FUELS: Activists, Steyer blast Stanford for rejecting divestment
"[G]iven how integral oil and gas are to the global economy, the trustees do not believe that a credible case can be made for divesting from the fossil fuel industry until there are competitive and readily available alternatives." Stanford is working …
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Latest No College Jobs News

Column: Income not sole indicator of poverty, affluence
Near the local college campus could be a set of condominiums filled with the sons and daughters of alumni who pay for their children's housing, utilities and credit cards. These students may hold low-paid jobs, but these “households of unrelated …
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7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and
He got a degree in education and headed into a career as a college football coach. … Thus, he was able to serve for years on the boards of archrivals Apple and Google with no conflict-of-interest issues (although there was some yelling from Jobs).
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One View: Community college presidents just doing their jobs
As former community college presidents, we have no vested interest in taking a position on the current governance structure, other than in seeing that the community colleges of this state receive the level of funding needed to flourish and truly …
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Alternatives to Race-Based Admissions Fail to Achieve Student Diversity
Not even hundreds of millions of dollars spent on alternatives to race-based college admissions policies have achieved significant diversity among entering college classes, according to four studies commissioned by Educational Testing Service, Princeton.
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Do you owe the IRS money? Here's what to do
As a result, they can end up sending the U.S. government more money than they can afford to pay, as I've learned in my work at the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic at Georgia State University College of Law. Or they simply avoid opening mail …
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Latest Jobs That Don’t Need A College Degree News

JOHN CANNON: Free college not the answer
I am about to say something that I suspect will surprise many friends who know how firmly I believe that a good education is a key to success in life: I don't think making two years of community college free will enhance the cause of quality education …
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Is algebra necessary in schools?
The state Senate voted 34-16 on Tuesday to approve legislation that would, in theory, ban Georgia's state officials from adopting national education standards proposed by the U.S. government or other coalitions. (Photo: 13WMAZ) … "I think of annoying …
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What could finally close the gender pay gap?
For instance, women are now more likely to have college degrees than men, but men continue to dominate so-called STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), which tend to pay more than other jobs. Yet the math scores of high school …
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Ending casualisation will not only benefit early career academics
What they probably don't realise is that most of the highly qualified experts who teach them face the same insecurity year in, year out. Earlier this month, a campaign … Yet, as Times Higher Education has reported (“'We're worth more': casual …
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Graduate Certificate Programs Offer Quick Path to Career Upgrade
An engineer who needs to enhance his or her bona fides in noise control engineering, for example, could get a certificate from Purdue University by taking master's-level courses in engineering acoustics and mechanical vibrations, plus two related …
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HOPE Latina Honors CSUN Student with Future History Maker Award
The first-year master's student in health administration already has traveled to Mexico to build houses, to South Africa to volunteer in hospitals and homeless shelters, and she will volunteer in Nicaragua this summer to assist Mayo Clinic College of …
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Law enforcement increases patrols for March events
While St. Patrick's Day is the big drinking event, crackdown organizers also cite two other events in March during which participants might be tempted to drink and drive: the NCAA basketball tournament, or March Madness, and spring break for college …
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11 college students reveal their struggles with financial aid
College often gets the wrap of being 'the best four years' of an undergraduate's life — and while this is often true for people who were fortunate enough to have unbelievable college experiences, that doesn't take away from the pressure that comes …
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Latest College Alternatives News

Push to ban disciplinary section from college applications
A Syracuse non-profit is urging colleges to eliminate the disciplinary section from student applications and asking school districts not to cooperate. The Center for Community Alternatives in Syracuse has been looking at the issue for nearly two years.
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District phasing out alternative school
Students do have other alternatives, if they are struggling in the regular classroom. The Contract Learning Center and a partnership with Yakima Valley Community College's local campus for the “Open Doors” program. The School Board on Monday heard …
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Latest Non College Options News

Improve college graduation rates with mandatory national service
Your options outside of being drafted were limited: enlist in a branch of the service that might not see any action, enlist in a branch of the service that might train you in a skill, enlist in a reserve unit or national guard that might not be …
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Why Baby Boomers Don't Get Bernie Sanders
Young college professors are much more likely to be part-time and non-tenure track than Boomer professors were at the same points in their careers, leading to increased militancy among adjunct professors. In short, PMC jobs, especially for younger …
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Middle College
One student in particular I worked with several years ago enrolled in Middle College her senior year of high school. She not only completed high school on time with honors, but also had a years worth of college credit completed. During her year at …
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Convocation alternatives available
As Lakeland College students, one of the we must complete is that of fulfilling our convocation requirement, which, for incoming freshman students is a total of 24. Transfer students are given an altered number based on credits already earned. When …
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Fewer Asians Need Apply
… which such preferences are subject: not only must a college show that the consideration of race is “narrowly tailored” to achieve the diversity goal, the Court held, but this showing must now also include proof that “no workable race-neutral …
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Is business about to disrupt the college accreditation system?
The Chamber's nonprofit affiliate issued a report last week arguing that employers should establish their own “talent supplier recognition and certification system” – essentially an alternative to the traditional college and university accreditation …
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Latest No College Jobs News

Academics and academic groups respond with fury over firing of 2 professors at
The idea involved giving new students a survey, telling them there were no wrong answers and then using the results in part to decide which students to encourage to drop out early — before they would owe much tuition or incur debt and before the …
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Separate college initiative still on table
Paul Chevalier addresses the Yavapai College Verde Valley Board Advisory Committee Wednesday, Feb. 3. Chevalier, as chairman of the committee, discussed the possibility of retaining a consultant to examine the possibility of creating a separate …
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No, Not All NH College Students Support Bernie Sanders
Jeremy Hobson visited the campuses of Dartmouth College and University of New Hampshire to find out what students wanted to vote for and why. …. Those use up far more taxpayer dollars and don't create jobs, unlike support for a fledgling solar industry.
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