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Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Jeffrey Selingo, editor at large of the Chronicle of Higher Education, and author of College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students, assesses the value of a college education.
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
For the first time in more than a century, the Cooper Union will begin charging all its students tuition. Undergraduates will be expected to pay about $20,000, which is half the tuition to attend the college.
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Jason DeParle, senior writer at The New York Times and author of American Dream, and Kristen Harris, director of College Guidance at Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science and Engineering and chairman of The College Access Consortium of New York (CACNY), talk about some of the issues first generation college students face.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
All families immersed in the college application process: this is a must-listen item. Journalists who cover higher education tell WNYC of the challenges facing this generation, including rising tuitions, burdensome student debt and poor job prospects upon graduation. If that's not enough to depress you, there's even an interactive graphic that allows you to compare the cost of college when you attended with current costs.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Eva S. Moskowitz's Success Academy Network of charter schools will be moving into two locations in Brooklyn, Cobble Hill and Bedford-Stuyvesant, despite resistance to co-locating the Cobble Hill school with three existing schools in a Baltic Street building. The crowd was large and rowdy, and Twitter posts were flying, but the Panel for Educational Policy voted in favor of the proposal, as expected.