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By Geoff Bennett
Apprenticeships are common in fields like welding, plumbing and carpentry, but until recently, the federal government didn’t recognize teaching apprenticeships. Educators are now hoping that new federal funding, combined with experience from college programs, will open the floodgates to a…
By Stephanie Sy, Mary Fecteau
Students and faculty say America should take note because the transformation could have national implications as DeSantis gears up for a likely presidential bid.
By Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
March Madness brackets are set and with it comes billions of dollars in bets on the games. Paul Solman recently reported on betting companies partnering with universities and the threat it poses for students. But it turns out problems are…
By Paul Solman, Ryan Connelly Holmes
Colleges nationwide saw undergraduate enrollments drop 8 percent from 2019 to 2022, with continued declines even after the return to in-person classes, according to data from the National Student Clearinghouse. Economists say the impact could be dire.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
We are weeks away from college basketball’s March Madness and billions of dollars worth of wagers on the games. As more states legalize sports betting, Paul Solman reports on the increasing concern that some colleges are too involved in its…
By Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced plans to block state colleges from having programs on diversity, equity and inclusion, and critical race theory.
By Arleigh Rodgers, Kantele Franko, Associated Press
In states such as Texas, Ohio and Indiana, some college students say new abortion restrictions are influencing their personal and political behavior as they return to campuses.
It is graduation season and that means politicians, actors, athletes and even some of us at NewsHour have been giving commencement speeches, hoping to impart some encouragement and advice to college grads as they head into their next chapter.
President Biden has indicated he will soon announce a decision on whether he will cancel $10,000 in student debt for college graduates. It’s a decision being widely anticipated but also much debated over its scope and merits. Katherine Welbeck of…
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