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To Close Middle-Skills Gap, Improve Community College Outcomes

by Yves Salomon-Fernandez
September 30, 2014

Over the past four years, there has been intense talk about the middle-skills gap in New England. In Massachusetts—from the governor, often flanked by business leaders, to the...

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Math Task Force’s Bad Calculation

by Mike Winders and Richard Bisk
September 30, 2014

The number of incoming college students who require development mathematics coursework is a national problem. As reported by the National Center for Educational Statistics, 42%...

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Onward and Upward Bound: Military Veterans Charge Toward Higher Education

by Reginald L. Stewart
September 23, 2014

What is the true value of higher education to military veterans? Some military veterans may be underrepresented in higher education due to life adversities including homelessness,...

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Do Employers Value the Bachelor’s Degree Too Much?

by Matt Sigelman
September 16, 2014

The debate over the value of a college education appears to be settled. Not only do employers value employees with a bachelor’s degree, they may actually value them too much. The...

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Is Our Aging Population a Threat to Education?

by Peter Francese
September 9, 2014

A Demographer Looks at New England’s Population and the Future of Education A great many New England institutions of higher education are about to find out if demography will...

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Lumina to Hold Webcast on New “Degree Qualifications Profile”

by NEBHE Staff
October 1, 2014

Lumina Foundation will convene education experts nationwide for a webcast on Wednesday, Oct. 8, marking the launch of a new version of the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP). The...

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Spaulding to Lead Vermont State Colleges

by John O. Harney
September 24, 2014

Comings and Goings ... Vermont Secretary of Administration Jeb Spaulding was named the next chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges, replacing chancellor Tim Donovan who will...

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Capital Back to Student Loan Work

by The New England Council
September 22, 2014

DC Shuttle ... Student loan debt at forefront of education discussion. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) asked that the Senate take up a vote on the Bank on Students Emergency Loan...

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Mechatronics Anyone? NEBHE Program Adds 27 New Majors at a Tuition Discount

by Wendy A. Lindsay
September 16, 2014

Advanced manufacturing, an industry with strong growth potential in New England, currently faces a shortage of talent. In response some of the region’s colleges and universities...

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Warren Pushes “Fair Shot” for Borrowers

by The New England Council
September 16, 2014

DC Shuttle ... GAO report and Senate committee hearing on student loan debt. The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing titled "Indebted for Life: Older Americans and...

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