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The benefit of a big conference like SXSWEdu is a sort of ambient exposure to trends. Here are five concepts that everyone (or at least key, smart people) were talking about at last week’s conference, and that bear keeping an eye on for the future. 1) ConnectED . Companies including Apple, Microsoft, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Autodesk, Adobe, […]
As universities and colleges increase their tuition, a larger share of it is falling on the lowest-income students and their families. Those are among the findings of an investigation by The Hechinger Report, the Dallas Morning News, and the Education Writers Association, which used federal data to show that lower-income and working-class students at private colleges […]
Some students who want a four-year degree raise the odds of success by starting at a community college, concludes Understanding the College Dropout Population, a Calder working paper by Erin Dunlop Velez of the American Institutes of Research. That’s especially true of those who are the first in their families to attend college. Conventional wisdom says starting […]