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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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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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Higher Education and People with Disabilities

A Look at the Numbers U.S. Census data indicate that 19% of the population was living with a disability in 2010. In 2007-2008 11.8% of college students were living with a disability. ________ Works Cited The National Center for Education

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A New Lexicon

Language Changes about Education Reflect New Approaches to Education Junior College –> Community College Two-year colleges were initially called junior colleges. They offered coursework designed to allow students to continue their education by transferring to four-year colleges. As the educational

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Where Is Everybody Going?

Student Enrollment for: Two-Year or Four-Year Colleges Of the 4,495 Postsecondary Title IV* institutions in the U.S. as of 2009 1721 are 2-year colleges and 2774 are 4-year colleges. Public and For-profit Colleges As of 2013 88% of all students

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“ . . . higher education shall be equally accessible to all”

Access to Higher Education After World War II, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was drafted to guarantee human rights for every person.  It was adopted by the U.N. General Assembly in 1948. Article 26, Section 1 says: Everyone has

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