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MIA: Accuplacer Prep

by Gary Kaplan
April 22, 2014

Reports of the redesign of the SAT resonate with many parents and their school-age children who have had personal experience with the controversial college gatekeeper. But another...

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A Better SAT Starts With a Better College Board

by John Katzman
April 17, 2014

It’s so easy to criticize the SAT that most observers overlook the weaknesses of its architect, the College Board. Until we replace the latter, however, we will never fix the...

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A University Looks at the College Board’s Redesigned SAT

by Ronné Patrick Turner
April 14, 2014

As an institution that receives close to 50,000 applications for the 2,800 spaces for the first-year entering class, Northeastern University took special interest in the College...

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From Arab Spring to Academic Blossoming? Transforming Nations after their Liberation

by Jay A. Halfond
April 7, 2014

Those nations trying to propel themselves into the global economy face a daunting task. And those emerging from dictatorships, theocracies and bloody revolutions face even greater...

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New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Muriel Howard on Public Higher Ed

by Philip DiSalvio and Journal Staff
March 31, 2014

Nearly a year ago, NEJHE launched its New Directions for Higher Education series to examine emerging issues, trends and ideas that have an impact on higher education policies,...

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by Matthew Hazenbush
April 22, 2014

State Capital Notes ... Amid enrollment declines, state systems turn to new policies to fill seats and improve college completion Many state colleges and universities throughout...

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Your Chance to Listen in on the NSA … and Other Commencements

by John O. Harney
April 22, 2014

Former NSA Director Keith Alexander. General Electric aviation executive Mike Sims will address graduates at Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m....

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White House Education-Workforce Development Grantees Include Boston’s JFF

by The New England Council
April 14, 2014

DC Shuttle ... Administration announces grants for aligning education with jobs. The Obama administration announced a new initiative to encourage academic credit for apprenticeships,...

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Commencements: The Anchor, the Ambassador et al

by John O. Harney
April 11, 2014

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power. Judith S. Kaye, former chief judge of New York and of the Court of Appeals and now a lawyer with the Skadden firm, will deliver the...

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Comings and Goings: Trinity Names a First; Gonzales to GSC; Smith to Vt Tech; Oblinger Leaving Educause

by John O. Harney
April 8, 2014

Trinity College named Tufts University Dean Joanne Berger-Sweeney to be its 22nd president ... and the first African-American and first woman to hold the post.  **** The University...

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