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State schools like Alabama are following a new survival strategy: lure top students, boost reputation, raise tuition, go big.
Vincent G. Boudreau, dean of the Colin L. Powell school at City College, was appointed to take over for Lisa S. Coico, who quit last month amid a federal inquiry involving her personal expenses.
Opportunities for earning an undergraduate degree on foreign soil, taught in English, are growing by the year. And the price is right: In some countries, it’s free.
Younger elementary students have a far higher chance of gaining excessive weight during the summer than when they are in school.
Some students can tweet and take a test, some can’t. Know thyself.
Some readers say it has to do with intelligence and knowledge gained, while others point to a whole host of factors that could be at play.
Juan Echevarria killed a man. He spent 14 years in prison. Now he desperately wants a college degree. Getting one may be the hardest thing he’s ever had to do.