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Honing a Vision for Higher Education Some of the nation’s most influential leaders in higher education met last week at the Higher Ed Leaders Forum hosted by The New York Times. They discussed an array of issues facing colleges and universities today, including high... Investors are paying college students' tuition — but they want a share of future... Melissa Gillbanks is no fan of student loans, so when she was looking for a way to pay for her senior year at Purdue University, she was happy to sign away... A coding school where college grads train and work without spending... Right around this time last year, Edward Young was donning a cap and gown for graduation at St. John’s University in New York. He figured his bachelor’s degree in computer science would open doors to all sorts of tech jobs, but... Why are UK employers making the move to skills-based hiring? You've heard of "Peak Oil," but maybe not "Peak Degrees." But with employers rapidly losing confidence in the value of college degrees, we may soon hit it. While over half of college... Where Non-Techies Can Get With the Programming When the Georgetown University Law Center offered computer programming last year, it was an experiment, a single class for about 20 students. It was filled almost instantly, and the waitlist swelled... Santelli Exchange: Student loan debt outpaces credit card... Daniel Pianko, Co-founder & Managing Director, University Ventures & CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss consumer credit & H.R.795

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This Startup Is Pitching a 1-Year Alternative to College for Zero Money Down

Jun 23, 2017
If you go through MissionU's program designed to impart in-demand career skills, you don't owe any money until you get a well-paying job.
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Preparing Students for the Workplace

Jun 23, 2017
At the recent Eduventures Summit in Boston, we were asked to reflect upon a question in preparation for the for-profit leadership panel but it was never addressed, even though it may well be among the most important...
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How Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods Highlights the Hybrid, 'Omnichannel'...

Jun 23, 2017
Last week, tech titan Amazon purchased grocer Whole Foods in a strategic move that captured the attention of the business community and general public. Amazon has become one of the most valuable companies...
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The University of Georgia Selects Portfolium to Help Launch their Students'...

Jun 23, 2017
The ePortfolio Tool Provides a Showcase for Student Work and Helps Build Post-Grad Job Network.
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Hitting Re-Start for Stopped-out Students

Jun 23, 2017
Employing a variety of technologies and company partners, colleges are broadening strategies to woo back former students who never got degrees.
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Why Students Are Anxious About Employment

Jun 19, 2017
Many young people have precious little experience in the working world - which makes it more incumbent on universities (and their faculties) to help prepare them better for it, Ryan Craig argues.
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Will Employment Law Help Break the Higher Education Monopoly?

Jun 19, 2017
America's colleges and universities are, with good reason, under attack for promoting an expensive postsecondary education "bundle" that is increasingly unmoored from the demands of the workforce. Bipartisan legislation introduced...
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New Money and New Players on Apprenticeships

Jun 14, 2017
Trump administration's apprenticeship push will include call for up to $200 million in new funding, a less balky federal registration process and more participation by noncollege education providers.
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How Student Loans Influence the Talent Economy

Jun 14, 2017
Student loan debt is a crippling expense for major portions of the workforce. How does the burden influence talent's behavior in the economy?
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Badge breakthroughs

Jun 14, 2017
Micro-credentials awarded for in-demand skills give employers deeper detail about a student's abilities
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