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I am a community college failure. Or perhaps I should say, I helped fail one community college. Decades ago, after receiving my bachelor's degree, I enrolled in a few community college math and statistics classes to prepare for graduate school. Had I not taken those classes, I doubt that I would hav
Student loan debt in North Carolina is not a good news-bad news story. It is a bad news-worse news story. Student debt, with a couple of exceptions, has been rising across the board at University of North Carolina schools, both in the percentage of students who need loans and the amount of their...
Ten years ago, the University of North Carolina began raising minimum admission requirements for all schools in the system. Those changes worked, helping to raise retention and graduation rates since their implementation. Thirty-five percent of 2005 freshmen graduated four years later. By 2010...
Governor Pat McCrory congratulated the state's teachers for helping achieve one of the highest high school graduation rates in North Carolina's history. For the 2014-15 school year, the high school graduation rate was 85.4 percent, a 17 point improvement from the 2005-06 academic year.
Accomplishments: High School graduation rates are at an all-time high. North Carolina's 2014 graduation rate of 83.9 percent is the highest recorded in the state's history...
It's now official: Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, all North Carolina public high schools will be on a 10-point grading scale. Last week the State Board of Education approved the plan to have schools throw out the standard A-B-C-D-F system in favor of a new scale that widens the grade...
Eduardo Porter, who writes "The Economic Scene" for the New York Times, says our country's higher education system is in crisis and that he has a solution.
Eduardo Porter, who writes "The Economic Scene" for the New York Times, says our country's higher education system is in crisis and that he has a solution.
It's now official: Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, all North Carolina public high schools will be on a 10-point grading scale. Last week the State Board of Education approved the plan to have schools throw out the standard A-B-C-D-F system in favor of a new scale that widens the grade...
It's graduation season--the time of year when young people are publicly recognized for their academic achievements. It's also the time of year when colleges and universities invite public figures to speak at commencement ceremonies, sometimes with controversial results.
There is a forgotten group of college students. These are the students who start out at a community college, leave it to earn a bachelor's degree, but drop out along the way.
Going to college can be an expensive proposition. Tuition has been rising steadily in North Carolina and in other states. Many students receive aid in the form of a federal Pell Grant, but the Pell Grant Program faces problems and needs serious reform. Dr. Jenna Ashley Robinson, director of...
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