Week in Review

Jan/15/2015 - 10:36pm

Career College Central Summary:

Free, high-quality public higher education. Expanded apprenticeship programs. Jobs that pay living wages. Workplaces that are free of discrimination. Strong union rights. Don't those sound great?

These are what the members of the AFL-CIO's Young Worker Advisory Council are asking for in their newly released Youth Economic Platform. This new generation of union …

Jan/15/2015 - 10:12pm

Career College Central Summary:

Universal Technical Institute (UTI) suffers from unreasonably high valuation and steadily declining enrollment. Bulls focus on UTI’s assets and clean balance sheet but overlook the company’s $142 million in off-balance sheet debt, which is nearly 60% of its market value.

With the rise of free community college offerings and increased scrutiny on for-profit …

Jan/15/2015 - 10:07pm

Career College Central Summary:

Tom Hanks went to a community college in the 1970s. In a New York Times opinion piece on Wednesday, he says that the school — Chabot College in Hayward, Calif. — "made me what I am today."

"Classes I took at Chabot have rippled through my professional pond," the Oscar-winning actor writes. "I …

Jan/15/2015 - 9:56pm

Career College Central Summary:

President Obama can't resist the temptation to gin up new entitlements that chase votes but make problems worse. Free tuition at community colleges would be no exception.

The president proposes to offer states 75% in matching federal money to refund tuition. Community colleges would have to offer programs that permit students to either …

Jan/14/2015 - 9:56pm

Career College Central Summary:

Editorial Page Writer Allysia Finley on why President Obama’s free community college proposal is everything we’ve come to expect from this White House.

Click through to watch the original video.

WALL STREET JOURNAL – VIDEO

Jan/14/2015 - 7:26pm

Career College Central Summary:

Based on the reactions from some to President Barack Obama’s proposal to make community college free last week, you might think an associate’s degree already costs nothing.

The proposal drew praise from education activists, but some critics questioned whether the plan would really make that big of a difference, since—as Bloomberg View put …

Jan/14/2015 - 7:05pm

Career College Central Summary:

President Obama has proposed a plan to make community colleges tuition-free. And, as I wrote yesterday, it's a good plan! At $60 billion for the feds over 10 years, it's also a pretty cheap one. But this brings up a related question: What if we wanted to go whole hog and zero …

Jan/14/2015 - 7:00pm

Career College Central Summary:

President Barack Obama can’t resist the temptation to gin up new entitlements that chase votes but make problems worse — free tuition at community colleges would be no exception.

The president proposes to offer states 75 percent in matching federal money to refund tuition. Community colleges would have to offer programs that permit …

Jan/13/2015 - 6:52pm

Career College Central Summary:

The logic behind the “free” community-college program President Obama announced last week is understandable. A high-school education once put many well-paying jobs within reach of Americans. Today, post-high-school work is increasingly necessary. So President Obama has proposed that two years of community college be free for students in most programs, accompanied by …

Jan/13/2015 - 6:46pm

Career College Central Summary:

If you read enough books and articles, or watch enough news segments about why colleges cost so freaking much (and supposedly deliver little for the price), a consensus emerges that tends to include the following premises:

Every college or university is trying to be Harvard (or move up the list of US News …

Page 75 of 667« First...102030...7374757677...8090100...Last »