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Rapper Wale and FLOTUS Team Up to Promote Higher Education

FLOTUS taps rapper for Reach Higher initiative

First Lady Michelle Obama teams up with rapper Wale for a White House event promoting…

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Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to Offer Innovative Business Camp for Area Students

Is Middle School Too Early to Start Preparing for College?

College prep begins at home

Middle school is a great time to prepare students for college by requiring them to…

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UK Elects its First-Ever Black Female University Leader

Baroness Valerie Amos named new leader at SOAS, University of London

Baroness Valerie Amos becomes the first-ever black female university leader in the UK.

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University of Cincinnati President Gives Away $200,000 Bonus to Students and Charity

President also implements a tuition freeze for the 2015-2016 school year

University of Cincinnati President Santa Ono gives away his bonus for third year in a…

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The Benefits of Attending Community College

Two-year schools can be a launching pad

Community college offers several benefits: low cost, small classes, flexible schedules, and the chance to…

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Educator Claudine Gay Named Harvard’s New Dean of Social Science

Gay will officially step into her role July 1

Harvard University names Claudine Gay as new dean of social science

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KIPP in New Orleans: Beating the Odds

Charter high school supports students to and through college

A KIPP charter high school in New Orleans thrives 10 years after Katrina. The school…

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Millennial CEO Latasha Kinnard Speaks To College Grads On Coping With Student Loans

Here are five smart ways new grads can reduce the burden of student loan debt

Millennial CEO Latasha Kinnard shares five smart ways that new college grads can reduce the…

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Advanced Placement Classes More Accessible to Students of Color

One high school triples its number of students taking AP

If annual growth rates hold true, during the next two weeks, more than two million…

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First Lady Speaks to Tuskegee Graduates at Commencement

Urges hard work, resilience and authenticity

First lady Michelle Obama spoke to Tuskegee University’s 2015 graduating class on Saturday, May 9,…

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Vocational Training at Community College Really Pays

Health programs at community college lead to higher salaries

Preparing for health occupations at community college leads to substantial increase in pay.

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Does the New SAT Hurt Students Who Attend Poor Schools?

New SAT to debut next spring

New SAT is still a norm-referenced exam which compares test takers instead of measuring what…

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For-Profit College Students Refuse to Pay Back Their Student Loans

Group asking Education Department to forgive their debt

Students who attended for-profit online schools now refuse to pay their student loans.

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Harvard Business School Launches New Program to Recruit More Women

New program will focus on recruiting students from women colleges across the nation

Harvard Business School launches program to recruit more female students.

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Free Community College: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Maybe not, educators say

Community college educators cool to the idea of free community college.

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Are High Standardized Test Scores Enough to Succeed in College?

Non-cognitive skills help students persist, experts say

Who’s ready for college? At first blush, not a lot of us. By most measures,…

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Disruption Alert: Startups Ready to Compete with Colleges

Go to college--or to one of these startups instead

Startups provide an alternative to expensive, 4-year college model.

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Kevin Hart Awards Scholarships to Four Philly High School Seniors

Comedian teams up with UNCF to give scholarships to four Philadelphia scholars

Kevin Hart teams up with UNCF to award four Philadelphia high school seniors with $50,000…

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5 Colleges That Are Planning to Lower Tuition in Fall 2015

See what steps these colleges are taking to make their school more affordable

Five colleges across the nation that are planning to reduce their annual tuition this fall.

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Starbucks Expands College Tuition Program for Workers

Coffee chain agrees to offer free college tuition for four years instead of two

Starbucks expands its partnership with Arizona State University to offer free tuition for four years…

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