Colleges and states turn their attention to slow-moving part-time students

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That’s starting to change as federal forecasts show part-time enrollment outpacing full-time enrollment through at least 2027 and other new figures shed light on how long it takes for part-time students to graduate. Higher Ed News community college Graduation and dropouts Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completionVictoria Dzindzichashvili attended college mostly part time and took 10 years to get her undergraduate degree.

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

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A Subprime Education,” a fresh look at the troubled for-profit college industry, examines reports of predatory behavior and fraud and the implosion of the education chain, Corinthian Colleges; and “The Education of Omarina” shows how an innovative program to stem the high school dropout crisis has affected one girl’s journey, from a public middle school in the Bronx to an elite New England private school, and now on to college. This is an important documentary series for everyone.

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” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” “ Robots will replace teachers by 2027 ,” Futurism predicts. “ Big data could solve the college-dropout problem ,” says The Washington Post. (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

Colleges face a new reality, as the number of high schools graduates will decline

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After a few years of some growth, the report projects that from 2027 to 2032 the annual graduation totals will each be smaller by 150,000 to 220,000 people than the ones the nation had in 2013. Higher Ed News achievement gap Graduation and dropouts Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completion Race