Universities increasingly turn to graduate programs to balance their books

The Hechinger Report

The federal government projects that graduate enrollment will rise by about another 3 percent through 2027 — a much more sluggish pace than in the last 10 years. The St. Thomas University School of Law. Like many other institutions, the university has expanded its graduate enrollment.

PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

EdNews Daily

Combining current-day footage, at the time of their hoped-for high school graduation, with a wealth of material shot over more than a decade, starting in 2003 when they were just entering their first year of school, the film reveals who has made it through, despite daunting obstacles.

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'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

“Between 1981 and 1997,” Harris writes, “elementary schoolers between the ages of six and eight recorded a whopping 146 percent gain in time spent studying, and another 32 percent between 1997 and 2003… Kids age nine to twelve, like Danny, have sustained near 30 percent growth in homework, while their class time has increased by 14 percent.” “ Robots will replace teachers by 2027.”