College students predicted to fall by more than 15% after the year 2025

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Only a handful of states, colored in blue, are predicted to see an increase in the number of students attending regional four-year colleges and universities between 2012 and 2029. And student demand for elite institutions may be 14 percent higher in 2029 than it was in 2012.

Can You Feel It?

Reflections

My Nephews, Alex and Brody : Class of 2029 Last night, I wore my Mom hat as I accompanied my son to his Freshman Orientation. When I was a middle school principal, we often hosted visitors to our school. One of the best compliments I ever received from them was about how the school "felt".

Like it or not, Trump is the next president — Now, here’s how he can improve higher ed

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States that will soon follow in abandoning all their public higher education funding include my own state of Louisiana in 2027, Massachusetts and Rhode Island in 2029, Arizona in 2030, and the list goes on. Photo: Meredith Kolodner. It’s official: we have a new president.

High school seniors reveal choices in joyous ‘signing day’ ceremony

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The class of 2029 — currently in kindergarten — read touching letters of encouragement and advice for the largely low-income, minority upperclassmen, most of them the first in their families to attend college.

?Preparing For an Unknown Future

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Our 4 million kinders will leave public school in 2029 having spent more than 16,000 hours of their lives doing mandatory classroom time, and if they are lucky, they will enter the job market sometime in the 2030s. If we have any hope of doing right by the 4 million students in the class of 2029, then the time for change is now.