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“If a child can…

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” ~ Ignacio Estrada

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Scholarship Statistics

Student Scholarship Usage In 2013 39% of college students used scholarships to fund their education; scholarships awarded averaged $8,349 per student according to Sallie Mae. Athletic Scholarships The National Collegiate Athletic Association points out that roughly two percent of high

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How Long Will It Take to Graduate?

Graduation Guarantees Institutions of higher learning have been required to track and disclose graduation rates or completion rates since the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act (P.L. 101-542) was passed in 1990.  Some adjustments have been made in the law

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Reach More, Teach More

Differentiated Instruction in the Higher Ed Classroom There are upwards of 87,000 drink combinations available at Starbucks.  People’s needs and preferences vary—Starbucks makes an effort to address these variations via their drink offerings.  Starbucks Q2 revenues for FY 14 were

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High School Students Taking College Courses

In 2010, 211,000 students enrolled in degree-granting institutions were between the ages of 14 and 17. Data suggest that many of these students were enrolled through a dual enrollment program (high school students taking courses for college credit) and others

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College Students’ Right to Vote

College Students and Voting Rights Amendment XXVI Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States, who are 18 years of age or older, to vote, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state

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Myths and Misinformation

Clearing Up Common Misconceptions About Higher Education Myth #1:  College graduates have such a difficult time finding jobs, college is not worth the investment. Data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics data show an unemployment rate of more than

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