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Commemorating an anniversary we’d rather not remember

Two years ago today, student loan debt surpassed $1 trillion. It currently stands at $1.4 trillion and shows no signs of slowing. What do these numbers mean in human terms? They represent thousands of families who followed the rules, who believed in the promise that a college education would be the start of a better [...]

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Educators release new video on rogue accreditation agency

The California Federation of Teachers is releasing the video “Fair accreditation for CCSF” today via YouTube and social media to highlight this critical issue for legislators and media. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) has ordered the closure of City College of San Francisco as of July 2014, which would leave 85,000 [...]

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Pope Center provides road map to dismantling traditional higher education

The following is cross-posted from The Progressive Pulse, a nonpartisan blog about the issues, debates, and people that affect North Carolina public policy, sponsored by NC Policy Watch. This piece was written by The Progressive Pulse staff writer (and former AFT Higher Education staffer) Lindsay Wagner (who we miss terribly). The Pope Center for Higher Education is promoting [...]

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