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More jobs will require graduate degree

Apr 29, 2010
A report out today says by the end of the decade, nearly 20 percent more jobs will require a Master's or PhD. But graduation rates are low for PhD's, and few minority students go beyond an undergraduate education. Mitchell Hartman reports.
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More jobs will require graduate degree

Apr 29, 2010
A report out today says by the end of the decade, nearly 20 percent more jobs will require a Master's or PhD. But graduation rates are low for PhD's, and few minority students go beyond an undergraduate education. Mitchell Hartman reports.
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More high school grads head to college

Apr 28, 2010
New high school graduates are choosing college more than ever. The U.S. Department of Labor reported that 70.1 percent of the class of 2009 high...
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Census: Women equal men in earning advanced degrees

Apr 20, 2010
According to 2009 U.S. census figures, women are virtually equal to men in obtaining advanced degrees. Nearly 6 in 10 advance degree holders...
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Alternative master's path stirs debate

Apr 19, 2010
The state of New York is set to decide on a plan that would allow alternative groups like Teach for America to create their own master's programs for teaching. Amy Scott reports.
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Bonds could help Illinois college fund

Apr 19, 2010
An Illinois financial aid program for low-income college students is running out of money, and thousands of students could be left without a key source of financial aid. So the state agency wants to get investors involved. Amy Scott reports.
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Professor salaries increase by lowest % in 50 years

Apr 12, 2010
The American Association of University Professors' 2009-2010 report on faculty salaries shows that the average salary for a full-time faculty...
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More cuts coming to school budgets

Apr 8, 2010
A new study is foreshadowing some deep cuts in public school budgets next year, including extracurricular activities and summer school. Amy Scott reports whether any schools were helped by the stimulus.
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Health reform supporting school clinics

Apr 8, 2010
Health problems are increasingly affecting students' ability to learn, particularly in low-income neighborhoods. The new health reform law helps tackle the problem by providing more money for in-school clinics. Gregory Warner reports.
Posted In: Education, Health

Not all college athletes' costs covered

Apr 6, 2010
Even if a college athlete gets a full ride, expenses beyond tuition, meals and housing typically aren't covered. How does the average Division I scholarship athlete deal with $2,700 a year out-of-pocket? Mitchell Hartman reports.
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