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21st Century Charter School Students Earn Associate’s Degrees in High School | Education

GARY – Students at 21st Century Charter School in Gary earn associate degrees while in high school, with some going beyond and earning credit toward a bachelor’s degree. Kyleah Martin is a senior at 21st Century. She obtained her associate’s degree and is preparing a bachelor’s degree in theater. She plans to go to Liberty […]

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Romantic Red Flags for Men at Ontario Universities

Reading time: 3 minutes By Gabriela Silva Ponte I’m back! If you haven’t read my previous article on romantic red flags based on Ryerson University programs and majors, you’re in for a treat. Unlike this piece however, today we are roasting everyone BUT Ryerson and female-identifying college students. Western University I like to start with […]

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High school students commit to two UP universities

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) — It may have been a rough road for some, but on Friday, 21 students celebrated the start of a bright future. “I’m excited to meet new people and make new friends,” said high school student Jayden Harvey. It was future day at Marquette Alternative High School. Four seniors signed their letters […]

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Tuition-Free CIHR Associate Degrees Available for Treasure Coast Graduates 2022

FORT PIERCE — In the post-pandemic world, about 1 million fewer students across the country are enrolled in colleges today than a year or two ago, Indian River State College President Timothy Moore said Thursday. It’s a driving factor behind CIHR’s new “Promise” program, which will provide tuition-free associate’s degrees to public and charter high […]

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UM tops public universities for Fulbrights

University of Michigan students and scholars have been offered 25 Fulbright scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. The university is among the most productive institutions in the country. The grants, one of the US government’s most prestigious awards, were offered to fund the research of 18 students – the most among public universities – and […]

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Podcast: Private Grant Gives Haverhill High Students Free Associate’s Degrees

Haverhill High School students in the Northern Essex Community College Early College Program have the opportunity to earn Associate Degrees for free. Haverhill High School principal Jason Meland, a recent guest on WHAV’s morning program, says tuition is paid for by the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation. The Newton, Mass.-based foundation has awarded a […]

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3 Whitehouse High School athletes sign with Texas universities

WHITEHOUSE, Texas (KLTV) — Whitehouse High School pride was in the spotlight on Wednesday as signings locked in bright futures for three students. There’s Grayson, Avery and… Thirst? OK, we need to understand the history of Isiah Stevenson’s nickname “It was from one of the old coaches, he was in seventh grade actually. And we […]

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These 10 colleges and universities are seeing graduates with higher salaries more than a decade later

When it comes time to apply to colleges, many students and parents wonder if the investment will be worth it for them. Georgetown University released a report ranking 4,500 colleges and universities in the United States based on their return on investment (ROI). Georgetown’s research looks at overall ROI from a variety of degree options, […]

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Restrictions on transgender athletes would extend to Iowa universities under Senate bill

A bill to ban transgender girls from playing women’s sports in Iowa’s K-12 schools and colleges has gone through a Senate committee, missing a Friday legislative deadline. Senate Study Bill 3148 would only allow biologically female students to participate in women’s sports at Iowa public and non-public schools, community colleges, or public universities. It’s a […]

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SCOTUS Revisits Affirmative Action in Universities Has Implications for California Institutions

A few years ago, my wife and I embarked on a tour of college campuses with a high school-aged daughter in tow instead of the typical family summer vacation. Typically, each pre-arranged tour would include a campus tour offered by an upperclass student, who has been specially trained to walk backwards while simultaneously answering questions […]

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Tamworth students learn their way as universities release round two study offers in 2022 | The daily leader of the North

news, latest news, FROM future doctors to sports scientists, the region’s latest high school graduates opened their computers this week to find out what the future holds. “Disbelief” was the word Tamar Leibenson of the Calrossy Anglican School used to describe when the University Admissions Center (UAC) released its first round of offers based on […]

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SAT Exam Will Go All-Digital as More Universities Ditch Standardized Testing Requirements

The College Board is adjusting the test that has millions of high school students stressed amid questions about whether the test is fair or even necessary. HARRISBURG, Pa. – Put down your pencils. The SAT exam will transition to an all-digital format in the United States in 2024, the College Board announced Tuesday. The move, […]

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Against the dangerous reopening of universities! Students and young people must fight against the pandemic!

This statement will be distributed by members of the International Youth and Student Club for Social Equality (IYSSE) to students and young people across Australia as universities resume for the 2022 academic year. The start of 2022 has confronted young people across Australia with the cruel reality of the criminal policies of the ruling elite […]

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Superintendent of Public Schools Urges D.C. Parents to Vaccinate Their Children

In early 2020, as the novel coronavirus reared its bristling head, Washington State was among the first in the nation to close schools as a precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Friday marked the grim two-year reminder that the first fatal case in the United States was diagnosed in a Snohomish County man. On […]

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Requests for Superintendent of Public Schools Keep Rolling In | 307 Politics

Eight new nominations for the position of superintendent of public schools have been submitted to the Republican State Central Committee, bringing the total number of nominees to 12. The position of state superintendent, an official usually elected by the people of Wyoming, is vacant because Jillian Balow, the former superintendent, resigned earlier this month to […]

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American universities are reworking their courses and their business models too

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is presenting an immersive VR experience called “The Enemy” through its Media Lab. It invites the visitor to discover firsthand, through 360-degree imagery, the testimony of soldiers on both sides of the conflicts. In Canada, the McGill Symphony Orchestra is virtually bringing together musicians for rehearsals and has completely […]

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Florida Unveils Online Tool to Weigh Universities Based on Salary and Student Debt | Florida Trend Education – Florida Trend

Florida unveils online tool to weigh colleges on salary and student debt The Florida Board of Governors launched an online tool this month to help students choose a major at one of the state’s 12 public universities. The tool, MyFloridaFuture, was mandated in last year’s legislative session by House Bill 1261, which also protected universities […]

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Candidates start applying to replace Superintendent of Public Schools | Wyoming News

Less than a week after the official resignation of Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow, the Republican State Central Committee is preparing to name three possible replacements. The central committee will meet on Saturday to vote on three candidates. Governor Mark Gordon will then choose one of the three to hold the post until January […]

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Here’s when Montreal universities will return to in-person learning

On December 30, 2021, François Legault announced a handful of restrictions across Quebec, which included closing indoor restaurants and places of worship, and postponing the return to in-person learning in schools until the new year. In a January 13 Facebook post, Legault confirmed that elementary and high school students would return to class starting Monday, […]

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Arkansas school systems, colleges and universities walk a tightrope across covid-19 cases

School districts across the state are adjusting school calendars to deal with the growing number of covid-19 cases and quarantines. Universities and colleges, facing challenges similar to covid, evaluate in-person courses against online sessions and make a series of decisions. In Pulaski County, the three school districts closed to on-site education since last week are […]

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Odessa Early College High School Accelerating Associate Degrees

(TNS) — Interest in health and safety has transformed Genesis Batie’s life and career path. Batie, who recently graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Leadership from Odessa College, now works for the Texas Department of Health Services as a health environment specialist. She also earned a degree in Occupational Safety and […]

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Socorro ISD’s first colleges celebrate students who received diplomas associated with stolen ceremonies

More than 140 students from Socorro’s ISD early high school programs celebrated their milestone achievement in earning an associate degree while still in high school with special ceremonies throughout the month of December. Mission Early College High School, Rams Early College at Montwood High School, Socorro Early College at Socorro High School and Trailblazers Early […]

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Louisiana School Districts “Have Enough Expertise” In COVID Response, Says Public School Chief | Education

How public schools handle the latest wave of coronavirus cases will depend on local school officials in 69 districts rather than any diktat from the Department of Education. “I think local decision-making here really matters,” said state superintendent of education Cade Brumley. “And I think you will see nuanced approaches based on the demands of […]

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Delays in COVID home testing kits ‘unfortunate’, says public schools chief – Daily News

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond holds a press conference at Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles to announce a plan to address COVID learning loss and to help children cope with pandemic trauma on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. (Photo by Axel Koester, collaborating photographer) State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond holds […]

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Louisiana school districts ‘have enough expertise’ in COVID response, says head of public schools | News

BATON ROUGE, La. — How public schools handle the latest wave of coronavirus cases will depend on local school officials in 69 districts rather than any dictate from the Department of Education. Cade Brumley (AP file photo) “I think local decision-making here is really important,” said state Education Superintendent Cade Brumley. “And I think you’ll […]

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SCVNews.com | Head of public schools offers statewide mentorship program

SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Thursday announced plans to establish a statewide mentorship program to help all California students and is calling for the participation of state mentoring organizations that would like to be part of the initiative. The goal of the effort is to connect caring adult volunteers with […]

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Tri-state schools to move away in 2022 amid Omicron outbreak

Schools in the tri-state area are scrambling to figure out how to safely open after Christmas break amid an Omicron wave – and some are already planning to go virtual in early January. The Paterson, New Jersey School District announced on Wednesday that learning will be fully virtual for students and staff from Jan.4 to […]

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This TikTok challenge is costing schools in the Upstate thousands

Upstate schools are closing restrooms and tightening campus security in response to the latest “challenge” that surfaced on TikTok. A viral wave of videos has warned of possible violence in schools across the country. The rumored threat prompted police to increase their presence on school campuses on Friday. School officials say they have already faced […]

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Twins graduating with diplomas associated with Corpus Christi

ROBSTOWN, Texas – Hard work is what it takes to earn a college degree. “A lot of hard work, a lot of countless hours to study. It really wasn’t easy,” said Caleb Morales. “We had to give up our summers to go to summer school. It’s definitely not easy,” said Magen Morales. For these twins […]

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Lahainaluna’s Class of 2026 Can Get Free University Associate Degree Through New Program | News, Sports, Jobs

LAHAINA – Lahainaluna High School is embarking on a new journey starting with the class of 2026. LHS will be the first high school in Maui to have an early college degree research program. Students will be able to earn their high school diploma and university associate degree when they graduate from Lahainaluna High School. […]

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Lahainaluna Class of 2026 Can Earn a Free Associate’s Degree Through New Program | News, Sports, Jobs

LAHAINA — Lahainaluna High School embarks on a new journey beginning with the Class of 2026. LHS will be the first high school on Maui to offer an early college degree-seeking program. Students will be able to earn their high school diploma and college associate’s degree when they graduate from Lahainaluna High School. Inspired by […]

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Several schools in the three states are threatened within a week

READING, Ohio – Several schools across the tri-state have stepped up security this week after students were reportedly threatened with violence. Schools in the town of Fairfield said on Tuesday they would have tightened security until December 10 after police received reports of a social media post threatening the Fairfield Freshman School. The next day, […]

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Two OCA students obtain associate degrees

Of them Odessa Collegiate Academy students have achieved high school graduation and associate’s degree milestones. Shaily Brant, 18, and Jason Lambert, 15, will take part in Odessa College Scheduled to start at 6 p.m. on December 10 and at 10 a.m. on December 11 in the main gymnasium of the OC Sports Center. About 300 […]

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Two OCA Students Earn Associate’s Degrees

December 8 – Two Odessa Collegiate Academy students have reached the milestones of high school graduation and associate’s degree. Shaily Brant, 18, and Jason Lambert, 15, will participate in the opening of Odessa College scheduled for 6 p.m. Dec. 10 and 10 a.m. Dec. 11 in the main gymnasium of the OC Sports Center. About […]

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Threats, violence and shootings afflict schools in Washington State

Capital High School was placed in receivership on Tuesday after a “…third-party report that a student from outside the Olympia area was going to bring a weapon onto campus today.” According to the school, this individual was not on campus and authorities are investigating. Capital High School is currently on lockdown (students are moving through […]

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BRIGHT FUTURES – Titans student-athletes plan to graduate from high school with associate’s degrees in hand – Port Arthur News

To be part of the Memorial Titans football team, players must process a lot of information at high speed. Titans linebacker Jayden Fisher and lineman David Wells represent this mentality as students of Wilson Early College. Both said they wanted to make sure their future after the final whistle would be in good hands. Each […]

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Student arrested for mask violation sues state and schools | News

CASPER — A Laramie High School student who was arrested for trespassing after refusing to comply with the school’s mask mandate is suing the governor, public health officials and six local school districts in a bid to overturn the orders executive and public health related to COVID-19. Grace Smith and her father, Andy, are joined […]

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Types of Associate Degrees | SNHU

Whether you’re looking for a new career or returning to school after years in the workforce, understanding the types of associate degrees available is an important first step on your path to higher education. Earning an associate degree can increase your earning potential, reduce your risk of unemployment, and help you pursue higher education. “For […]

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Despite tuition freezes and strong local economies, Pennsylvania public schools are seeing enrollment drag

PENNSYLVANIA (WHTM) — From Shippensburg to Millersville University and a dozen campuses in between, enrollment numbers at public universities in Pennsylvania are falling. Officials say it’s happening in many states right now — and unsurprisingly, they’re blaming COVID. “It’s because of the pandemic. A lot of students who were thinking about college at the time […]

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According to a Georgetown University report, 16% of workers with a high school diploma and 28% of workers with an associate’s degree earn more than half of workers with a bachelor’s degree

Bachelor’s degree holders earn an average of $2.8 million over their lifetime Washington, DC, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Workers with higher levels of education tend to earn more than those with less education, but that’s not always the case. Earnings depend on many factors in addition to education, including age, field of study, […]

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Minnesota State Schools Offer Opportunity to Apply for Free | Community

Students considering their higher education options can apply for admission to any of Minnesota’s 30 state colleges and seven universities without paying an undergraduate application fee for all or part of October under the Minnesota State Week and College Knowledge Month promotions. “With more than 3,800 extraordinary academic programs delivered in-person, online or in hybrid […]

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Mississippi senators announce $1.7 million in education grants for state schools

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Congressman Michael Guest announced Thursday the awarding of U.S. Department of Education grants totaling more than $1.7 million to the Southwest Mississippi Community College, Alcorn State University and Jackson State University. SMCC received an initial grant of $592,000 under the Predominantly Black Institutions […]

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Rosa Parks and Six Other Public Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Winners

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Tuesday recognized 325 schools as Blue Ribbon National Schools for 2021, including Rosa Parks Elementary in Lexington and six other Kentucky schools. Recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps between subgroups of students. Cardona made the […]

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Every child will learn to read in 3rd grade by 2026 – The Vacaville Reporter

State Schools Chief Tony Thurmond announced in a virtual press conference in Sacramento on Tuesday a vision to ensure that every student in California will learn to read in third grade by 2026. The effort will also include a bi-literacy stage for bilingual learners. In order to make progress towards the goal, Thurmond said a […]

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Two Free State schools closed for the week due to rising COVID-19 cases – SABC News

Two schools that face each other in Wepener in the Free State have been closed due to an outbreak of COVID-19. Learning and teaching was suspended this week at Tlotliso Primary School and Qibing High School. Concerned parents complain about poor communication between the school and the Ministry of Education. Learners have been told to […]

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‘Much more legal and political wrangling ahead’: State, schools and parents react to latest mask and mandate battle

At this time, Metro Health is able to order the wearing of masks in schools in the San Antonio area. It could end as early as next week. SAN ANTONIO — State officials aren’t backing down from a brew mask mandate game. Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton call local leaders’ efforts to […]

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Mask Policies for Tri-State Schools

CINCINNATI (WXIX) — School districts and universities in the three states are rolling out their plans on whether or not they will require students and staff to wear masks when they return to class. The Ohio Department of Health recommends wearing a mask for unvaccinated people. Cincinnati Public Schools – The Cincinnati Public Schools School […]

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California State Schools to Give Students iPads to Bridge the Digital Divide

Eight California State University campuses will offer Apple iPads to freshmen and transfer students, a technology initiative intended to help bridge the digital divide as students seek more online courses in the largest university system of four years of the country. By providing an essential tool without further straining student finances, university leaders hope the […]

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WV Department of Education Launches “I Got Vaxxed” Contest for Public Schools

CHARLESTON, WV (WBOY) – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has announced its latest initiative to encourage students, teachers and staff to get vaccinated. The “I Got Vaxxed” contest is designed to encourage vaccinations among eligible school-aged students and school staff. Across the state, a high school, middle school, and elementary school will win […]

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Davenport North Graduate Students with Diploma and Two Associate Degrees | local education

Hagen Walker graduated from Davenport North High School with his diploma and two associate degrees from Eastern Iowa Community College. Hagen Walker graduated from Davenport North High School with his diploma and two associate degrees from Eastern Iowa Community College. The new Davenport Community Schools logo. Hagen Walker graduated from Davenport North High School with […]

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Students earn associate degrees from Killeen ISD

KILLEEN, Texas – In 2015, the Killeen Independent School District and Central Texas College partnered to open the first Early College High School in the Killeen, Fort Hood area. Students of Early College High School have the option to leave high school with associate’s degrees and attend college debt-free. Almost 400 students have received their […]

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Over 100 Kern County High School Students Earn Associate Degrees

Job : June 8, 2021 / 8:11 a.m. PDT / Update: June 8, 2021 / 12:45 p.m. PDT BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — More than 100 Kern County high school students will graduate from Bakersfield College with associate degrees this spring. The college said it had 102 high school graduates who also earned associate degrees through […]

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Southeast Seniors Earn Associate’s Degrees, High School Diplomas

Southeastern Regional recently announced that 10 members of the Class of 2021 will receive an Associate of Science, High School Diploma and Professional Certificate by the end of June. In addition to an academic and professional curriculum, students also participated in internships and/or received several industry-recognized degrees in their career study programs. Southeast Elders Stefany […]

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Seniors Earn Associate’s Degrees While in High School

Mountain Pine High School seniors Jessica Gobel and Alina Hendrix and Lakeside High School senior Jordan Lyle graduated from high school while earning their associate degrees from National Park College. All three students attended the NPC through concurrent credit offerings at their high school, allowing them to gain the college experience and start their high […]

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Seven high school students earn associate’s degrees from Salem College

Salem County Vocational and Technical School seniors who earned associate degrees from Salem Community College are, left to right, Madeline Melle, Sierra Schneider, Joelle Martins, Delia Delgado Martinez, Amanda Gigante and Makayla Richman. (Not pictured: Jeff Proud.)Charles Erhardt/CSC Seven high school students earned associate’s degrees from Salem Community College on May 19, a month before […]

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With high school and associate degrees under her belt, TEC at Bryant senior Julia Farley is ready to take education to a new level: become a teacher herself

Julia Farley describes having a normal childhood until her sophomore year at The Enrichment Cooperative in Bryant, when things got a little awry. What went sideways was his spine. Doctors found she had spinal scoliosis, an S- or C-shaped curvature of the spine. “I had just had a growth spurt,” Farley said. She was scheduled […]

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Superintendent of Public Schools visits Garden Grove students in class – Orange County Register

With all 550 Eisenhower Elementary School students back on campus full-time, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond decided to visit the school on Thursday, May 27. Eisenhower is the first campus in the Garden Grove Unified School District to return 100% of its students to classrooms five days a week. The district has gradually […]

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The gateway confers 1900 credentials; 30 high school students earned associate degrees

Gateway Community & Technical College awarded more than 1,900 diplomas to more than 1,300 graduating candidates and 84 General Equivalency Diplomas (GEDs) during the college’s launch celebration at Gateway’s Boone Campus. Gateway celebrates its 20th anniversary. Since its inception in 2001, Gateway has awarded nearly 24,000 degrees, diplomas and certificates to more than 12,800 graduates. […]

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A record 10 Knox Co. seniors graduating with associate’s degrees before high school graduation

Career Magnet Academy set a new record this year for the number of seniors graduating from community college before high school. KNOX COUNTY, Tennessee – Ten Knox County students now have two-year college degrees before they even graduate from high school. This sets a new record for the school system. The path to success is […]

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85 students from Cypress Lakes High School will graduate with associate degrees

The inaugural cohort of Cy-Fair ISD’s College Academy will also graduate from Cypress Lakes High School on May 29. (Courtesy of Lone Star College-CyFair) As hundreds of Cypress Lakes High School students cross the stage at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium on Saturday, May 29 to receive their high school diplomas, 85 will also have graduated with […]

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Tom Horne announces candidacy for Superintendent of Public Schools

Former public schools chief Tom Horne is jostling for his old post, rekindling themes of “ethnic chauvinism” and academic rigor that were hallmarks of his previous terms. “When I was superintendent of public instruction, my focus was on academic achievement,” Horne said at a press conference Thursday announcing his candidacy. “I was a crusader against […]

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24 GCIT high school students receive college associate degrees

Through the ongoing partnership between Rowan College of South Jersey and the Gloucester County Institute of Technology, 24 high school students earned their associate degrees in their senior year. GCIT students begin earning college credit in their second year through the dual credit option, and they begin earning college credit for courses taken in high […]

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La Serna, Pioneer High Schools Recognized Among Top Public Schools – Whittier Daily News

Pioneer and La Serna High Schools, which serve the west and east ends of the Whittier Union High School District, respectively, have been recognized as 2021 California Distinguished Schools by the California Department of Education. This is the fifth time that La Serna has been recognized and the first time for Pioneer. However, in 1983, […]

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Associate degrees, trade schools, apprenticeships can lead to high salaries

History is full of successful people who forged their own path away from traditional education. Despite what our culture, your parents, or your own inner critic tells you, there are plenty of high-paying jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree. Now, although you don’t need a particular bachelor’s degree, you do need education. Some jobs […]

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Students Graduate From High School With Associate Degrees Through Early College Academy | Local News

Washington High School will join East Central College’s Early College Academy if the public school district’s budget permits, after Board of Education approval Feb. 24. After earning 60 credits at ECC, participating students would receive their Associate of Arts degree at the same time as they graduate from high school, said Megen Strubberg, director of […]

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New State Program to Fund Tuition for Associate’s Degrees and Skills Certificates

by: Rick Albin, WOODTV.com Staff Job : February 2, 2021 / 1:53 PM EST / Update: February 2, 2021 / 5:30 PM EST LANSING, Mich. (WOOD) — The state is launching a $30 million program to boost Michigan’s workforce and give people the opportunity to advance their careers. It’s called the Michigan Reconnect program, and […]

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Two-year colleges oppose D’Youville’s proposal to award associate’s degrees | Education

Support from some educators D’Youville has support for his proposal from Buffalo Public Schools officials and other educators, including the former dean of a similar program run by Houghton College in Buffalo for refugee and immigrant students. Gregory A. Lodinsky, principal of Leonardo da Vinci High School, a Buffalo public school located on the D’Youville […]

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Trinity Students Earn Their First Associate’s Degrees

By Claire CorneliusFor signal Trinity Classical Academy has awarded associate degrees to five 2020 graduates through Trinity’s Dual Credit Program in conjunction with Colorado Christian University. Trinity has been a dual credit partner with CCU for five years, but this promotion was the first time Trinity students have taken advantage of the associate degree option. […]

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Kimberly Valadez, 16, a graduate of Tranquility High with 2 associate degrees, is heading to the Ivy League

TRANQUILITY, Calif. (KFSN) — A Valley student is on to great things after graduating from Tranquility High School. Kimberly Valadez said she will never forget the moment she received her acceptance letter to Cornell University. “I started shaking immediately,” Valadez said. “I couldn’t believe it. I read it over and over again.” At just 16, […]

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Boone County Students Earn High School Diplomas and Associate’s Degrees at the Same Time

Nine Boone County students earn high school diplomas and associate degrees at the same time Updated: 7:08 a.m. EDT June 10, 2020 Nine Boone County high school students earned their associate’s degrees while graduating this year. Students earned college credits at Gateway Community and Technical College while in high school. The students attended the university […]

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13-Year-Old Jack Rico Earns 4 Associate Degrees and Heads to UNLV

A 13-year-old who graduated last week from a California community college with four associate degrees and a 4.0 GPA plans to continue his education at UNLV. Jack Rico graduated in two years from Fullerton College in Southern California, becoming the youngest graduate in school history. “It was a really fun and interesting experience,” Jack said […]

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Five Ash Fork seniors graduate from high school | Williams-Grand Canyon News

ASH FORK, Arizona – As high school students in Arizona struggled to transition their final term of high school to online learning, five Ash Fork High School seniors successfully transitioned to online learning to earn associate degrees at Yavapai College. Seniors Evelyn Acosta, Marco Ayala, Brooke Dziubla, Alex Keele, and Christopher Vazquez served as part […]

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Associate’s degrees and certificates are now as popular as bachelor’s degrees

U.S. students began earning associate’s degrees and certificates at a rate equal to bachelor’s degrees as early as 2016. Recently analyzed data from this year shows that colleges awarded 1.95 million associate’s degrees and certificates combined, compared to 1.92 million bachelor’s degrees. Georgetown University’s Center on Education and Workforce (CEW) published these findings in The […]

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UW-Baraboo will offer two new associate degrees | Education

Students at the University of Baraboo campus will have two new degrees they can pursue starting this fall, effect of the merger with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The two-year associate degrees, one in food and agriculture and the other in business administration, will be offered at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County and UW-Platteville Richland. Baraboo campus […]

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Community colleges rely too heavily on low-value associate degrees that don’t lead to a transfer (opinion)

A new shopping center was recently inaugurated in my city. I took my 9 year old son, Hal, to the opening, and he was impressed by the giant scissors the promoter and the mayor jointly wielded to cut the ribbon. Hal asked if we could get a pair of giant scissors. I said no, although […]

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Private universities divide into associate degrees

There are not many private two-year colleges in the country. Nearly 200 offer associate’s degree programs despite the overwhelming prevalence of public community colleges, but at least two private universities are growing in this area. The University of St. Thomas in Minnesota is launching a two-year college for low-income students, while Yeshiva University in New […]

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Weigh the Pros and Cons of Associate Degrees at Universities in the Arab Region | Best Universities in the Arab Region

Middle Eastern students who are not yet ready to commit to a four-year university program need not worry – they have options. Universities in the Arab region offer many associate degrees, certificates and diplomas for students, including those considering overseas options, to begin their foray into higher education. But there are some things prospective students […]

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Online Associate Degrees | Online programs

Prepare for the career you want by enrolling in an associate’s degree program online or on campus. You will learn from industry specialists and gain the knowledge and skills you need to progress in your career. You will have the Support academic and career advisors who are dedicated to your success, and can take advantage […]