When online education began to grow by leaps and bounds in higher education, I worked for the New York State Education Department in the Office of Higher Education as the Assistant Commissioner and finally as the Deputy Commissioner. One of our jobs was trying to develop reasonable guidelines for registering online programs leading to college … Read more »
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Does Everyone Need to Go to College?
Just google “does everyone need to go to college?” and you will have ample opportunity to view all the reasons why other pathways to good paying jobs are available. That’s what I did. In many cases, I did read some persuasive arguments about the rewards of pursuing career and technical education (CTE) skills leading … Read more »
Every year in the U.S., large numbers of college freshmen get a rude shock: they discover that they have to begin college by taking non-credit, remedial courses because they’re not ready for college work. This academic holding pattern creates a drag on motivation and, without a doubt, on wallets. Worse, it doesn’t work. Many … Read more »