April 25, 2014: Education News We're Reading this Week
April 25, 2014—Here’s what we’re reading this week in education news.
If you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the “America’s Most Challenging High Schools“ list by Jay Matthews. See how the list was compiled here.
A new study shows signs of improvement: 2 in 5 Americans are earning degrees after high school. Read about it on NPR.
The title on this one says it all: “Why You Need To Calm Down If Your Kid God Rejected From An Ivy League School.”
Lastly, we’ve had a lot of great articles coming in about new Undergraduate Transfer Scholars! Here’s even more to add to last week’s list:
- CUNY (NY), “Four CUNY Community College Students Win Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships”
- Aztec Press Online (AZ), “Diligence pays off for graduate”
- Pantagraph (IL), “Heartland student ready to make difference”
- Henry Ford Community College (MI), “Henry Ford Community College Honors Student Wins Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship”
- Inside Montgomery College (MD), “Two MC Students Awarded Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships”
- Montgomery Media (PA), “Cheltenham senior selected as only Pennsylvania student to be awarded college scholarship from Jack Kent Cooke Foundation”
- Santa Monica College (CA), “SMC’s Siamak Khakshoor-Kohan Wins Prestigious Scholarship”
- VIDEO: “Lee College Student Surprised with Scholarship”