Students

U.S. college tuition is the highest in the world - Salon.com

The price of a college degree is more expensive in America than anywhere else in the world, according to a new report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. The OECD looked at public and private college costs in its 35 member countries and found that higher education is …

OECD

It will take students a depressingly long time to pay off their uni loans

Here's exactly how long, based on what career they go into<p>Everybody knows that going to university comes with great financial implications, and with maintenance loans and tuition fees, students often come out after their three-year courses with thousands of pounds worth of debt alongside their …

Education

Personalized Learning a Big Challenge in High School Redesign, RAND Finds

« Obama Surprises Computer Science Educators on Conference Call | Main<p>Personalized learning is hard.<p>For the ed-tech community, that, again, is the …

Education

Brexit Britain’s MBAs defy expectations to lure overseas students

After Britain voted to leave the EU, some voiced concern that our world-class universities would struggle to attract international talent and serve …

MBA

Suspect in college student’s murder denies harming her

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania man charged with killing a Temple University student is denying the allegation.<p>The attorney for 29-year-old Joshua …

Crime

Fitness fanatic reflects on the day that changed her life

Making a trend of healthy living, Kirby Johnson, 24, is a BCom marketing graduate who is employed in the media industry. “My heart’s desire was one …

Fitness

Developing Meaningful Goals for IEPs in Mathematics, Part II

So excited to discuss a new article from my colleague Paulo Tan, who is a professor at the University of Tulsa and studies mathematics education from …

Mathematics Education

Israel Boosts International Academic Excellence With $83 Million

<b>In an effort to attract international, Jewish and non-Jewish students to its campuses, Israel’s Council for Higher Education recently allocated $83</b> …

Education

Nevada Recommits Funding for State 1-to-1 Program

« Personalized Learning a Big Challenge in High School Redesign, RAND Finds | Main<p>Nevada plans to push forward with their state-funded 1-to-1 …

Education

Students’ stipends unpaid for months

The National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) granted loans to many more students this year, but recipients at a number of higher education …

News (South Africa)

No, you aren't a 'visual' learner

The idea that people have different styles of learning — that the visually inclined do best by seeing new information, for example, or others by …

Pedagogy

Some states have more student debt than others — here’s why

With 70% of bachelor’s degree recipients graduating with loans, student debt is becoming an almost universal experience, but that experience may differ depending on where you live.<p>The average student debt load in each state ranges from $20,000 in Utah to $36,350 in New Hampshire, according to a …

Business

This Ivy League School Just Promised To Eliminate Student Loans

Brown University just made a big promise.<p>The Providence, Rhode Island Ivy League school announced today that it plans to eliminate student loans – and replace them with grants that do not have to be repaid.<p>As reported in <i>The Hill</i>, Brown plans to remove student loans from financial aid packages for …

Ivy League

Helping Young Children Build 21st-Century Skills

<b>Be sure to join the @P21Learning early learning Twitter chat today (9/20)</b> <b>at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET</b> <b>using #p21Exemplar</b><p><i>By David Ross</i><p>The development of …

Learning

The extremely useful piece of software for high school students that I would like to kill with fire

My oldest child is now a high school senior, which means that he is just starting to gear up his applications to college. Ha ha ha, I kid, I kid. We live in an affluent, well-educated suburb in Massachusetts: College has been on the agenda in our house for at least a year now.<p>Still, as the …

Education

What You Need to Know About Standardized Testing

Like many issues in public education, standardized testing can be a controversial topic among parents, teachers, and voters. Many people say …

Education

Japan gives clarity on which international grads can stay -- and which can't

TOKYO -- International students graduating in Japan could find it easier to launch their careers here if they fit into one of the categories spelled …

Japan

College Debt Far From a Uniform Burden

Report finds West Coast students with lowest debt, Northeast with highest<p>Tales of college graduates paralyzed by crippling student loan burdens are wildly exaggerated—in some corners of the country, like the west coast. In New England, meanwhile, such horror stories are quite accurate.<p>Average …

Education

Belief in success predicts how kids do in math and reading - Futurity

Kids' self-concept of their abilities in reading and math can affect how they do in those subjects—regardless of their level of achievement.

Culture

1 shot at Illinois high school; shooter arrested

Officials at a central Illinois high school say police have someone in custody after one person was wounded during a shooting.<p>Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 officials said on the district's Facebook page Wednesday afternoon that the Mattoon Police Department "responded to an active …

Education

Student commits suicide at University of Houston academic building

A student committed suicide at Agnes Arnold Hall, an academic building on the University of Houston's campus, a spokesman said.

College & University

Bipartisan Policy Ideas on Higher Education

The Urban Institute this week released 10 new papers from a high-profile bipartisan group of scholars and experts on federal higher education …

Education

3 U of M students receive Vanier scholarships

Three University of Manitoba graduate students have received the prestigious Vanier Canada scholarship.<p>Jacqueline Hay, Deirdre Khan and Nickolas …

Canadian News

How do you compare? Average student debt by college

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program began in 2007 for college grads who pay their student loans on time for 10 years and …

Detroit

What drives student performance in Latin America?

Our analysis of OECD PISA results from the region offers five findings on student mindsets, teaching practices, technology, instructional hours, and …

Education

Freshers' Week: Returning To Uni As A Mature Student

Parents up and down the country are waving goodbye to their offspring as they set off for university this week, beginning a new life of study and independence.<p>Freshers' week is buzzing with bright, young things all eager to learn and experience new things.<p>But what about mature students, those …

Returning

Cornell University Investigating Beating of Black Student as Possible Hate Crime

(ITHACA, N.Y.) — Cornell University plans to form a task force to address what its president calls "persistent problems of bigotry and intolerance" …

Crime

OLT Program Provides New Skills for International Students — Washington Trails Association

Every August, WTA’s Outdoor Leadership Training (OLT) program treks down to Green River College in Auburn for a workshop that gives WTA the chance to …

Washington State

Isle students’ science scores rise as English, math stay flat

Students in Hawaii’s public schools did better in science this year, but their English and math performance stagnated, according to the Strive HI …

Education

York and Halton students score highest in EQAO testing among GTA school boards

Both Peel's public and Catholic school boards scored lower than provincial average<p>There's both good news and bad news for GTA students, parents and …

Education