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Proven Leader Takes the Helm at Emerson College

by Kenneth J. Cooper | September 22, 2011
Harvard-educated scholar of English and poetry, Dr. M. Lee Pelton puts a prominent face on chan [...] Read more

Obama Administration Jobs Plan Has Higher Education Funds

by Charles Dervarics | September 12, 2011
Community and tribal colleges would receive $5 billion for construction projects under Presiden [...] Read more

Despite Postponement of Memorial Dedication, King Legacy Remembered in D.C.

by Amara Phillip | August 29, 2011
As Hurricane Irene threatened the East Coast, activists and a Harvard scholar gathered at the A [...] Read more

A Leader Among Leaders

by Pearl Stewart | August 3, 2011
Miami Dade President Eduardo Padrón heads presidential advisory panels on Latino education whi [...] Read more

NAACP Sees Education as Key to Boosting Black Men

by Christina Hoag, Associated Press | August 1, 2011
Education is the key to breaking Black men and youths out of a vicious cycle of crime and unemp [...] Read more

Education Leaders, Policymakers Struggle To Define Emerging Skills in ‘New Work’ Era

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 20, 2011
At Washington policy summit, panelists say many colleges and universities remain so disconnecte [...] Read more

NACE Survey: Better Job Market on Horizon for College Grads

by Reginald Stuart | February 18, 2011
The association’s survey, to which some 300 employers responded, suggested a 13 percent incre [...] Read more

New Report Details Minorities’ Struggles to Bounce Back from Recession

by Amara Phillip | January 24, 2011
The Center for American Progress’ report reveals sobering statistics and similar stories acro [...] Read more

US economic outlook 2011

by IB Times Staff Reporter | January 11, 2011
Many economists believe that US economy will continue to grow around 3.5 percent in 2011, led [...] Read more

Cities Take Up Challenge of Helping Increase College Completion Rates

by David Jesse, The Hechinger Report | January 6, 2011
Cities from Hammond, Ind., and New Haven, Conn., to Denver and Pittsburgh have launched city sc [...] Read more

Elderly Increasingly Looking to College to Boost Job Skills

by Associated Press | November 30, 2010
Community colleges report increasing number of older students looking to remain competitive in [...] Read more

New Rules May Hurt For-profit Colleges

by Elizabeth Crisp, The Clarion-Ledger | November 9, 2010
The for-profit college industry has been criticized as being predatory or too business-focused, [...] Read more

Community College Summit to Highlight Initiatives, Promote New Ideas

by Joyce Jones and wire reports | October 5, 2010
White House community college summit is set to open a chapter on two-year institutions expandin [...] Read more

Report: Adult Learning Programs Needed in U.S. South as Bridge to Post-K-12 Education

by Acquanetta G. Donnell | August 6, 2010
The Southern Region Educational Board is urging that Southern states strengthen their adult lea [...] Read more

Census Says Women Equal to Men in Advanced Degree Attainment

by Hope Yen, Associated Press | April 21, 2010
Women are now just as likely as men to have completed college and to hold an advanced degree, p [...] Read more