Age bias case: Is 13 too young for community college? (No Comments)Posted in: News by NewsBot @ 10:49 PM
Anastasia Megan, a 13-year-old Florida girl who has nearly completed her high-school curriculum via homeschooling, tried to take dual-enrollment courses at Lake-Sumter Community College last year. She was denied entry, however, by administrators who thought she was not ready to sit alongside older...
January 30, 2011:
Student Tracking Finds Limited Learning in College (2 Comments)Posted in: News by NewsBot @ 7:16 PM
by Eric Gorski --- 01/18/11 --- The Associated Press --- http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5ihzU805is7Y-Mov3q1He2zx12lHQ?docId=7e6fdb1d813e4debbb327e4ad3cd707c
You are told that to make it life, you must go to college. You work hard to get there. You or your parents drain...
September 5, 2010:
A boy of 15 who has never been to school has become the youngest student for more than two centuries to win a place at Cambridge University. Arran Fernandez, who was educated at home by his father, Neil, will start a mathematics degree at Fitzwilliam College next month. It will make him the youngest Cambridge […]
October 23, 2009:
This alternative-education advice (including how to get parents onside) is aimed at teens “Choosing to leave [high] school is an entrepreneurial move, not a cop-out” is the message of a new book aimed at teens, College Without High School. The author, Blake Boles, the co-founder of Unschool Adventures, writes, “Life is not a pyramid with […]
September 27, 2009:
In Recession, Optimistic College Graduates Turn Down Jobs (4 Comments)Posted in: News by StylizedCarfan1 @ 3:46 PM
It has been two months since Diana Parsons graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a liberal arts degree that cost about $100,000, and she has still not found a full-time job. She has returned to Milwaukee, where she is living with her parents and occasionally waiting tables at a restaurant owned by a friend […]
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