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How to save the humanities? Make them a requirement toward a business degree

One Canadian university sets out to prove the value of the humanities in lucrative careers

Josh Caouette, a graduate student at Simmons College, crams for a test. Caouette is resigned to the cost of his degree. “If it’s helping others, that’s fine by me. I mean, I have to do it either way.”

In-demand graduate programs become a cash cow for colleges in financial distress

Some graduate students decry the strategy, but they’re “where the money is”

Juan Belman, age 24, 2017 graduate of University of Texas at Austin.

STUDENT VOICES: DACA students worry about ‘really tough times’ ahead

‘We don’t know where our futures are going,’ as Washington debates whether to continue program for undocumented immigrant children

Century-old ‘work college’ model regains popularity as student debt continues to increase

Students get paid or get credit toward tuition, learn job skills employers say many grads lack

After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education

Older cadets at Air Force Academy are a sign of the times in higher education

Running short of 18-year-olds, civilian colleges also need to recruit more older students

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The newest advantage of being rich in America? Higher grades

Escalating grade inflation at wealthy high schools is another blow to poor kids

An urban charter school achieves a fivefold increase in the percentage of its black and Latino graduates who major in STEM

Diversifying the science and tech pipeline by increasing rigor and convincing colleges to share their secrets with high school students

OPINION: Trump’s Justice Dept. “would better serve students by focusing on legitimate threats to students’ civil rights”

Let’s hope reports of efforts to challenge race-conscious admissions are a false alarm

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