Nation Topics - Higher Education
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The crushing burden of student debt has shattered the American dream for a whole generation. They want their future back.
Our colleges and universities have never been truly open to everyone. But against the backdrop of a worsening high school drop-out rate and rising student debt burdens for those who do make it to college, can American higher education be saved?
Given skyrocketing college costs and the bleak jobs outlook, some argue that vocational school is an apt alternative to a four-year liberal arts program for many working-class kids.
Both the University of Paris-Sorbonne and NYU, which have branches in Abu Dhabi, have refused to speak out against the crackdown.
The exploitation of contingent labor, a shrinking middle class, administrative elephantiasis: the turmoil in academia is a microcosm of American society as a whole.
Thanks to Governor Christie, a generation of hardworking New Jersey students don't know if they'll be able to afford college.
Nation Writing Contest Winner: Students and workers pay the price in the decline of Detroit's automobile industry.
Finding out that higher education and burger production have a disturbing amount in common.
A father councils his son to find work he's passionate about, after losing his own job as a in a bank buyout.
While the University of Texas at Austin's football team receives generous funding, the Vietnamese language program is being cut—even though it's the third-most-spoken language in the state.