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.

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

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Now that the election is over, it’s time to get serious about solving our nation’s higher education crisis with support from our nation’s new leader. Related: Educators ponder meaning of a Trump presidency: Plea for “the vulnerable and the bullied”. Photo: Meredith Kolodner.

Can start-up companies profit off one of the lowest paid professions: home-based child care?

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Cohen for The Hechinger Report. The San Francisco resident graduated from nearby Mills College in May 2018 with a master’s degree in early childhood education, and today she is getting her dream off the ground with the help of a new child care services company called Wonderschool.

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.