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Career College Central Summary:

  • August going into September is always something special in higher ed.
  • There is no calm before the storm. There’s just the electric excitement before a school year begins in earnest, with move-ins and first impressions. Clean slates all round. As college life begins, high school, or whatever came before, is officially over.
  • Here comes that fresh start to a brand new day. I confess to feeling the joy of it all as I...
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Gone are the days when prospective students merely toured college campuses that interested them. When Piper Jameson, Chief Marketing Officer of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation, describes her school’s admissions interview tours, the experience sounds like a stroll through a technology-filled, futuristic world.

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  • When the University System of Georgia announced a partnership with Coursera last year, officials at Kennesaw State saw it as an opportunity to give more learners a pathway to higher education as well as drive enrollment for the university.
  • To establish a process that would operationalize credit awards for MOOC participants, in March 2014 KSU created a Virtual Assessment Center (VAC), which processes fee-based portfolio submissions...

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  • Course Report surveyed graduates from 48 qualifying programming schools and received 432 responses from graduates that met the criteria.
  • The majority of graduates of coding bootcamps are finding full-time employment, and 75% of graduates surveyed report being employed in a full-time job requiring the skills learned at bootcamp, with an average salary increase of 44%.

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  • The board unanimously approved a cap that prevents UNC campuses from devoting more than 15 percent of tuition revenue to financial aid. For six campuses that currently reach or exceed the 15 percent threshold – including N.C. Central, N.C. State and UNC-Chapel Hill – tuition-funded financial aid dollars will be frozen.
  • Board members defended the vote as a prudent attempt to hold down tuition levels.--Fifteen percent is a...