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Alaska STEM Advocate Helps Women, Minorities Succeed

Alaska STEM Advocate Helps Women, Minorities Succeed, January 21, 2014 Historically, Native American students in Alaska have been among the lowest-performing in the nation. But one group in the state is seeking to better prepare students for careers in STEM fields through a consistent… Read More >…

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Texas Takes On Student Outcomes

Inside Higher Ed, January 17, 2014 The University of Texas System on Thursday unveiled an ambitious data tool that gives current and prospective students a wealth of information about how recent graduates like them have fared in the job market. The website… Read More >…

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Parchment Joins G.R.E.E.N. Data Exchange Ecosystem Established by the National Student Clearinghouse

HERNDON, VA, JAN. 16, 2014 – The National Student Clearinghouse® is pleased to announce the addition of Parchment (www.parchment.com) to the group of networks that have agreed to work within the G.R.E.E.N. principles. G.R.E.E.N., the Global Registrar EduRecord Exchange Network℠, established by the Clearinghouse, is dedicated to promoting a free, open, principles‐driven data exchange ecosystem…

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SVA Nearing Release of GI Bill Graduation Rates

Legion, January 8, 2014 Student Veterans of America (SVA) hopes to soon show that the Post-9/11 GI Bill’s $34-billion price tag was worth it. SVA announced at its annual national conference this weekend in Scottsdale, Ariz., that it will soon… Read More >…

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Community-College Freshmen Get More Direction

The Wall Street Journal, December 13, 2013 A growing number of community colleges are steering students away from the freshman sampler: the smattering of unrelated courses taken by those figuring out what they want to study. Instead, the schools are hoping to boost… Read More >…

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A College Readiness Tool That Every District Should Use

eSchool News, January 2, 2014 The National Student Clearinghouse is a nonprofit organization founded in 1993 by the higher-education community to track students who received loans to help pay for college tuition. Graduate schools provide enrollment… Read More >…

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