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All eyes on California as ‘a laboratory for innovation’ in higher education

At a time when most states are cutting their higher education budgets, California is stepping up its investment—and seeking creative solutions to some of the thorniest attainment challenges.

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December 06, 2019
Georgetown urges continuation of program allowing international students to work

Georgetown is one of 118 colleges and universities that recently filed an amicus brief supporting temporary employment authorization for international students, a practice that would be eliminated if a challenge in a U.S. District Court succeeds.

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December 06, 2019
The ‘hidden costs’ of medical school straining low-income students

Medical education involves many expenses beyond tuition—a nearly constant stream of fees that can prove especially challenging for aspiring physicians from low-income families.

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December 06, 2019
Campaign touts benefits of community college, transfer potential

A campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of community colleges has been attracting national attention on social media.

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December 06, 2019
Colleges adding programs to support students with autism

Around 60 U.S. colleges and universities now have programs aimed at boosting attainment among students with autism spectrum disorder.

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November 22, 2019
Access is just the beginning: In Georgetown visit, author Anthony Jack shares challenges that less-privileged students face at elite universities

Jack joined Georgetown Professor Marcia Chatelain in a campus conversation sponsored by the Georgetown Scholars Program.

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November 22, 2019
Is college worth it? New report says yes.

A new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce finds that private, nonprofit four-year colleges have the highest long-term return on investment, while community college programs and associate’s degrees have the highest short-term return.

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