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The Challenges of being an older college student
By jvolstad in San Antonio TX 78256   8 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
thunderlips11 says jvolstad says What is really challenging is being two or three times the age of my fellow classmates. I bet it's Challenging for you.

Fresno State nursing program gets $700,000 grant
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine To help those studying to be nurse practioners •  These scholarships will assist them to complete the program on time The Central California Center for Excellence in Nursing at Fresno State has received a...

Report: College degree delays driving up costs
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 month ago:
New Renter says That's nothing, take a look at the time it takes to get a graduate degree. What used to take 2 yrs for a masters can now take 4, for a doctorate which...

Career college company teeters on brink of shutdown
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Corinthian Colleges says change in federal demands imperils its future •  Heald College parent company in cash crunch Corinthian Colleges Inc. (NASDAQ: COCO) of Santa Ana, the parent company of Heald College in the...

How Bill Gates pulled off the swift Common Core revolution
By BayAreaObserver  1 comment, latest 2 months ago:
APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says Great, the asshole who destroyed PC operating systems can now blue screen public school education, too.

The Case for Banning Laptops in the Classroom
By BayAreaObserver  posted 2 months ago:
By Dan Rockmore: A colleague of mine in the department of computer science at Dartmouth recently sent an e-mail to all of us on the faculty. The subject line read: “Ban computers in the classroom?”...

Student success lags in community college online courses
By tvgnus  posted 3 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Californias community colleges offer more online classes for credit than any public system in U.S. •  But online learning is still an important tool that some are successfully using Online course enrollment in California's...

Charter Schools Gone Wild: Study Finds Widespread Fraud, Mismanagement And Waste
By BayAreaObserver  4 comments, latest 3 months ago:
bob2356 says Duh, private contractors misusing government money. Shocking, who would have thunk it.

Drexel University/Sacramento is changing chiefs
By tvgnus  posted 3 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Michael Marion Drexel University has named Michael Marion as the next executive director and associate vice provost of Drexel Sacramento. Mr. Marion will replace Sandra Kirschenmann, who has announced her retirement effective Sept. 1.

CSU's chief academic officer to retire
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 3 months ago:
Ceffer says "i'm proud of my achievements in education. We've dumbed down the system so much, now even a turnip can earn an expensive, useless, marginally taxpayer subsidized degree!" "I'm outa here with my 200k...

Valley community colleges set pathways to law school
By tvgnus  posted 4 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Students get head start to six top law schools •  Will put students on a trajectory to enter some of the finest law schools Students at 24 of the states community colleges, including five...

Congress may consider helping more young women move into STEM education
By tvgnus  32 comments, latest 4 months ago:
New Renter says Ceffer says turtledove says How many credits in "women for dummies" did you have to acquire before earning your STEM degrees? The "Women for Dummies" book is the shortest. It has one...

California's college degree attainment above U.S. average
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 4 months ago:
CaptainShuddup says California is smarter than everyone else, what else is new. I hear they are just down right better than everyone else too. Damn over educated college boy jackwagons.

California's public higher education system faulted
By tvgnus  posted 4 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Report says it is rudderless, heading to mediocrity •  You could say that the system is too big too fail Californias public system of higher education is rudderless, with a vortex of political, economic,...

Someone says the truth about college
By Rin in Menlo Park CA 94025   7 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Strategist says Patrick says i've noticed a distinct trend in programming jobs where lots of people without degrees are getting hired because of that they know and can do, as they prove during a day...

Most Californians support state funding of preschool
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 4 months ago:
JH says This is because child care is very expensive, and you need 2 incomes to afford a shack.

Common core gets high marks from Californians
By tvgnus  posted 4 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine But many are concerned about districts' ability to implement the policies •  Public support is solidly behind the significant changes Most Californians favor the historic changes that are already under way in K-12 education:...

Central Valley has some of nation's lowest rates of daily learning
By tvgnus  posted 4 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Many communities with high daily learning are college towns •  Stockton, Fresno, Bakersfield below national average Well, arent you smart! That may not be a phrase used often in some parts of the Central...

States management of school facilities blasted in report
By tvgnus  posted 4 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Californias state public schools from the schools for blind and deaf children through the community college and state university systems are in need of major repairs, thanks to a combination of poor budgeting practices...

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