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These Jobs Offer the Highest Pay for Your Degree (Or Lack of One) - MoneyBeat. U.S. Helps Shaky Colleges Cope With Bad Student Loans. The rich-poor divide on America’s college campuses is getting wider, fast. Is college worth it? Goldman Sachs experts say ‘no’ Vector concept of investment in education College is certainly an investment, but it’s worth it — right?
Maybe not, according to new research from Goldman Sachs. NETP16. U.S. Student-Loan Forgiveness Program Proves Costly. The federal government is preparing to forgive billions of dollars in student loans to doctors and other white-collar Americans with expensive educations, under a law designed to help modestly paid workers in public service.
At issue is a 2007 program that forgives any federal student debt after a borrower has made a decade of payments, which are pegged to a low percentage of salary, while working for government or nonprofit entities. It was designed to encourage young Americans to pursue traditionally hard-to-fill jobs: public defenders, social workers, teachers and modestly paid doctors in underserved areas. Racial Disparities in Higher Education: an Overview. Racism on American campuses is a matter of national concern again this week following protests at the University of Missouri at Columbia that led on Monday to the resignations of both the campus’s chancellor and the system’s president.
Protesters unhappy with the administration’s response to several incidents in which African-American students were the targets of racial slurs formed a group called Concerned Student 1950, a reference to the year the university admitted its first black student. The protests, which included a graduate student on a hunger strike and gained traction after the university’s football team joined in, called for the resignation of the system’s president, Timothy M. Wolfe, who announced on Monday that he was stepping down. Several hours later, the chancellor of the Columbia campus, R. Racial Wealth Gap Persists Despite Degree, Study Says. Amazon Cloud Drive. Bill Gates, College Dropout: Don’t Be Like Me. Is something of a model for education skeptics.
Mr. Gates — like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Oprah Winfrey — dropped out of college. If they didn’t need a college degree, the skeptics suggest, maybe you don’t need one, either. Mr. What to Do When It’s Time to Pay for All That Knowledge. Corinthian Colleges’ Lean Business Model Leaves Little for Creditors. Photo , the for-profit education company familiar to corporate law professors for its appearance in textbooks about securities regulation, now has a chance to appear in bankruptcy and restructuring texts as well.
Corinthian filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on Monday, along with two dozen affiliates. Its petition lists more than $100 million in debt owed to its secured lenders and at least $100 million more in unsecured debt. Diane von Furstenberg: The Key to Success Is Trusting Yourself. Advertisement Error Continue reading the main story Video.
News 4-17-2015: State Spending on Higher Education Shows ‘Sizable’ Increase. Infographic_V9.pdf. Starbucks to Pay Full Cost of Online Degree for Employees. Digital Neglect at the Library of Congress. Photo The Library of Congress has long been a beacon for an informed democracy, evolving in Washington into the world’s largest library and a revered institution built on the foundation of Thomas Jefferson’s many books and insatiable curiosity.
This makes it all the more troubling that the current librarian of Congress, James Billington, has been criticized and repeatedly prodded to change his management approach to one of the keys to the library’s future: its complex systems of information technology. Mr. Billington, a respected scholar who has run the library for 28 years, has ignored calls first heard 20 years ago that he hire a chief information officer as required by law, according to a new, yearlong investigation by the Government Accountability Office. “The library does not have the leadership needed to address these I.T. management weaknesses,” the report concluded in urging Mr. Both reports cited weaknesses in computer planning, security and inventory procedures. Mr. Online Test-Takers Feel Anti-Cheating Software’s Uneasy Glare.
The End of Male Supremacy. Women are not equal to men; they are superior in many ways, and in most ways that will count in the future.
It is not just a matter of culture or upbringing. It is a matter of chromosomes, genes, hormones, and nerve circuits. It is not mainly because of how experience shapes women, but because of intrinsic differences in the body and the brain. Do these differences account for all the ways women and men differ? Why More Education Won’t Fix Economic Inequality. Suppose you accept the persuasive data that inequality has been rising in the United States and most advanced nations in recent decades.
But suppose you don’t want to fight inequality through politically polarizing steps like higher taxes on the wealthy or a more generous social welfare system. There remains a plausible solution to rising inequality that avoids those polarizing ideas: strengthening education so that more Americans can benefit from the advances of the 21st-century economy. EdSurge : The Best in Education Technology.
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