A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant ProgramThe federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection ProcessAccording to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is CrucialWomen make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.
KCBS In Depth: The Challenges For UC Berkeley’s ChancellorUC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, who began his job as the university’s leader last November, not only has to deal issues with academics but also safety, diversity and social justice in an environment where money for higher education is still not as forthcoming as state educators would prefer.
Protesters Seek New UC President's Ouster Over Immigration StandUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano’s first regents’ meeting as head of the system drew about 100 protesters in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding she be removed from the post.
Professor Offers Advice On A Career In Higher Education In The Bay AreaWhile competition can be fierce among open teaching positions, an educator can play an important role for countless numbers of students.