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Gary Margolis: In honor of Shakespeare's First Folio visting Middlebury College
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'Date-onomics' provides explanation for hook-up culture
Birger concludes that for women to have more marriage options, they must think about marrying a non-college-educated, blue-collar man. Differing education levels should not be stigmatized. Marriage is about love — not about money or class. In order …
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Latest Jobs That Don’t Need A College Degree News

The Problem with NYC High-School Admissions? It's not Just the Test
Lulu Zhou, whose family started A+, says it provides "supplemental education," not test prep. But such schools are … "I don't know how parents are able to navigate all of it, particularly if you are an immigrant or a single parent or work multiple …
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UK partnership will prepare high school students for geosciences careers
8, 2016) — A new partnership between the University of Kentucky Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) in the College of Arts and Sciences, UK College of Education and STEAM Academy will prepare a diverse population of high school …
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To Solve the Skills Gap in Hiring, Create Expectations in the Classroom
In the large debate around a nationwide skills gap that colleges must deal with, attention focuses on reading, writing, math abilities, tech knowledge, and other specialized skills needed for specific industries. Yet, over all … The Business …
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New Tuition Free college program has short application window, so "Don't wait"
Worden says it's a new initiative for NTC they started knowing employers need specific skills, and the new workforce needs training for but can't always afford college tuition. "We know that 84% of our students in our district are financially aidable …
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Latest Non College Jobs News

Missing From Both Parties' Candidates' Campaigns: Work
There have been many fewer such jobs created during the first 15 years of this century. And a recent study found that death rates among under-65 non-college whites have been increasing — a sign of serious social regression. What do the 2016 …
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Microsoft donates 0k to Portland college where Steve Jobs was a dropout
Microsoft has made a significant contribution aimed at jumpstarting a computer science program at Reed College in Portland, Ore. Students proficient in irony would be quick to note that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was a famous non-graduate of the …
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Boston among top 10 metro areas for STEM jobs
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that STEM professions are expected to expand 1.7 times faster than non-STEM occupations between 2010 and 2020, and the annual average wage for STEM workers is fairly high at a collective $ 85,570 — 81 …
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Latest Alternatives To College News

GED, Common Core Changes Highlight That College Isn't for Everyone
The problem with the “not everyone should go to college” narrative – in addition to not being very good at it – is that the U.S. doesn't provide many good alternatives. ​While enrollment has skyrocketed at community colleges – though graduation rates …
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Urban League of Broward County presents College Ready Day
BROWARD – For high school students considering college, the road to that destination for them and their families can seem confusing. In order to help them make sense of the process, The Urban League of Broward County (ULBC) is offering College Ready …
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Latest College Alternatives News

Dartmouth College's endowment gets an A+ for long-term returns
Dartmouth College's endowment ended fiscal 2015 with $ 4.7 billion in assets. As of June 30, the asset allocation was 32.4% global equities, 24.7% marketable alternatives, 20.9% venture capital and private equity, 11.1% fixed income and cash, 6.8% real …
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Higher Education and the Coming Election
Senator Rubio has said a whole variety of interesting things, including a limited endorsement of an alternative financing concept, Income Share Agreements (where private investors pay for at least part of college costs, but where the student after …
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Colorado College poll: Westerners favor public lands in feds' hands
52 percent of respondents approve of continuing drilling and mining at the current pace, but with increased safeguards for land and water — a view that significantly outweighs alternatives approaches, including increasing drilling and mining (10 …
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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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Andrew Cuomo tries again to offer college to state prison inmates
His plan includes $ 50 million more for job apprenticeship programs, $ 100 million to turn failing schools into community schools, and expansions of reentry programs for former prisoners and alternatives to incarceration like drug treatment and …
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Latest Jobs That Don’t Need A College Degree News

The Hottest Predicted Fields Of 2016 List Is The Best Resource For Career Changers
Here's what they found: Of positions that require a college degree, registered nurses ranked as the number one biggest growing occupation. One reason? … If your new year's resolution is to find a new job, you're not alone, and it may be worth it to …
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Rachel Idzerda for The Globe and Mail
“When I decided to launch Purpose, I spoke to all the players and many of them offered me jobs or wanted to be strategic partners but I didn't need capital from anyone else and I didn't want to get into the same situation as before where I lost control …
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Latest Non College Options News

Five Tips for Retaining Employees in a Competitive Business Climate
If the employee leaves before that fixed time, he would not be eligible for the bonus. Second, consider using a “pay back” or reimbursement agreement for company-paid benefits like college tuition reimbursement or moving expenses. In those policies, if …
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Inside Chipotle's Contamination Crisis
Norovirus struck again in late November: More than 140 Boston College students picked up the highly contagious virus from a nearby Chipotle, including half of the men's basketball team. An additional 16 students and three health-care staff picked it up …
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Tree recycling options
“As a parent it is awesome, because camps are not always cheap,” said Mark Blanchard, a parent with Boy Scout Troop 312 of Edmonds. … Everett Community College will recycle trees free Jan. 4-29. Drop off trees between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays at …
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Latest No College Jobs News

Cotton Bowl teams to arrive with key questions, CFP title hopes
The second installment of the College Football Playoff gains steam Saturday, with all four teams reporting to their bowl venues to begin on-site preparations in the national championship chase. That includes No. 2 Alabama (12-1) and No. 3 Michigan …
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Why Kirby Smart's month will be exhausting
Almost exactly a year ago, Tom Herman was sitting in his office as the offensive coordinator at Ohio State, preparing to face Alabama in the inaugural College Football Playoff — a game plan he worked on diligently — until he put on his red Houston …
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Latest Non College Jobs News

Mendenhall trying to juggle 2 big jobs, may take 'large number' of BYU
New University of Virginia NCAA college head football coach, Bronco Mendenhall, left, gives his son, Breaker, 14, a hug as Raeder, 16, right, and Cutter, 12, look on after a news conference at the school in Charlottesville, Va., Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 …
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Recycling program provides jobs, self-esteem for workers with disabilities
At age 33, Daryl Washington aspires to work as a plumbing engineer. But for Washington, being hired to any job has always seemed an insurmountable feat. Washington has an auditory disability that has resulted in hearing loss and difficulties …
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Think finals are tough? Real challenge for growing number of college students
A few community colleges have tackled the issue of hunger head on, but other higher-education institutions have left it up to student groups to take the lead in creating meal-share programs or food banks, or even shine a light on the problem. One …
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