Category Archives: Education news

Rising cost of college: How to overcome student loans and income inequality

Most of us were more worried about getting into our college of choice than we were about paying for that education. But the cost of college has risen dramatically in recent years. According to the National Center of Education Statistics, … Continue reading

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Top news stories around the U.S. — What you missed while you were checking Facebook and Twitter

I know, I know, it may seem hard to believe that there is much more going on in the country than what your friends post in your Facebook and Twitter feeds. To keep you in the know, check out these … Continue reading

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Greenest colleges in America: Earth Day 2012 tips on ecolicious living

For all of you out there who think recycling means wearing the same sweater twice, look in the mirror and repeat: I can do better. College students across the nation are brimming with new ideas that are revolutionizing how we … Continue reading

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Women in higher education: Gender inequality in academia

Although women used to be in the minority on college campuses, you’re sure to have noticed that in most schools its just the opposite now. Despite the dramatic increase in the number of women enrolled in colleges and universities around … Continue reading

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Does higher self-esteem lead to higher academic achievement?

Natalie Monroe, a Philadelphia high-school teacher, was recently disciplined when comments posted on her blog about her students came to light. Without using names, Monroe complained about her students’ laziness and lack of motivation. From the vitriol in her comments … Continue reading

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