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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... ‘A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College’ A Q&A with Ryan Craig, investor and author of a new book about the changing landscape for education and training credentials and the implications for traditional higher education. The ‘last mile’ in education and training After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. — a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. Tiber Health wants to solve the world's doctor shortage While it may look unassuming, with its campus bordered by empty lots, low slung buildings, auto body shops and the freeway, Ponce Health Sciences University is ground zero for an experiment in education that could radically... 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...

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McKenna: My Upscale NJ District Is a Pipeline to the Ivy League. So Why Do...

Jul 11, 2019
I live in one of those high-achieving school districts that is well known to every selective-college admissions director in the country. With average SAT scores above 1250...
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Dr. David Lenihan - "Visiones" (WNBC-TV / NYC)

Jul 9, 2019
Dr. Lenihan discusses how Ponce Health Sciences University (Ponce, Puerto Rico) and Tiber Health are creating a pipeline of bilingual doctors to the U.S. as well as increasing the diversity of American doctors.
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Busting the College-Industrial Complex

Jul 6, 2019
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Should your college offer an income-share agreement?

Jul 2, 2019
From regulations to success metrics, we look at aspects of the emerging financing tool that institutions should factor in when designing their programs.
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50 Hot Tech Companies Globally in 2019

Jul 1, 2019
There is always a new trend for tech companies - whether it be a push for e-scooters or a beauty craze. As we enter the latter half of 2019, we've used Crunchbase data to carefully curate the top 50 tech companies in the world.
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Income-share agreement supporters lobby Congress

Jun 28, 2019
There's a new bipartisan effort to get Congress to pass legislation governing income-share agreements. The Trump administration likes them, but some Democrats like Sen. Elizabeth Warren have been raising alarms.
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12 Trends Killing College

Jun 22, 2019
Does college still matter? The Department of Education makes the case that college is more valuable than ever: Degree holders earn $1 million more that workers without postsecondary education and the innovation economy is likely to require a more...
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Is College Worth the Cost?

Jun 20, 2019
IN NATIONAL SURVEYS OF college freshmen over the last decade, one reason for attending college dominates all others: to get a better job. But as the cost of tuition rises and the national student loan debt...
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How colleges are bringing back stopped-out students

Jun 13, 2019
Sagging enrollment and a greater focus on outcomes are pushing colleges to reenroll students instead of replacing them with new recruits.
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Publishers are hunting for consumer revenue in classes

Jun 13, 2019
Traditional school is out for the summer, but publishers who remain enamored by online education and classes as a source of incremental revenue are just warming up.
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