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Changes Hit Ohio’s Community College Funding Formulas

Images_of_Money / Flickr A new law that tweaks the way Ohio’s community colleges earn their state funding went into effect earlier this month. The state’s 23 community colleges will now earn their chunk of state funding based on the amount of students completing courses and eventually graduating, instead of the number of students enrolled. It’s [...]

Undocumented Students in Gray Area for College Admissions

It’s been nearly a year since the Obama administration gave leniency for some children who immigrated to the United States illegally. Known as DACA – deferred action for childhood arrivals – the measure gives these young people some protection even though they aren’t citizens or legal residents. Nearly 2 million people are eligible for the DACA [...]

Lakeland Community College President Becomes $250,000 Double-Dipper

Beaumontpete / Flickr Lakeland Community College President Morris Beverage has joined the ranks of Ohio’s double-dippers. Beverage will retire Dec. 31 which will allow him to begin collecting his pension, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. He’lll start work again On Jan. 2. Double-dipping is when a public employee retires, begins collecting his or her full pension, [...]

The Four Major Education Themes in Obama’s 2012 State of the Union

Education came second only to Jobs, Jobs, Jobs! in President Barack Obama’s 2012 State of the Union remarks Tuesday night. Making college less expensive for students continues to be a key talking point for the Obama administration. (The president highlighted student loan “Know Before You Owe” efforts in his speech at Shaker Heights High School near [...]

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