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10 Least Expensive Public Online Bachelor’s Programs

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Article from U.S. News & World Report: Among the 97 ranked public online bachelor’s programs that submitted data to U.S. News, the average in-state, per-credit cost was $ 282 during the 2013-2014 school year. The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes [...]

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NY needs online public education policy

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Article from The Journal News / Lohud.com: Alice T. Crowe 12:12 a.m. EDT March 15, 2014 From left, Belu Katz, Rhiannon Mariano and Ben Narciso work on their assignment at Suffern Middle School on Jan. 7, 2014. Peggy Sheehy teaches ELA by using a curriculum based on World of Warcraft, a popular online role-playing game, [...]

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WAY offers online learning alternative to public school

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Article from MLive.com: WAY TO GO: WAY Program instructor Anne Hubscher, left, helps Grant Johnson, a 19-year-old student from Howell, with a geometry problem at the W-A-Y Program building in Howell in Livingston County in June. The WAY Program operates on a year-round basis. (Bridge photo/Lon Horwedel) Jessica Cooper was so turned off by all [...]

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Public universities face funding, academic challenges

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Article from Dayton Daily News: By Meagan Pant, Staff Writer Updated 6:44 AM Wednesday, June 27, 2012 The presidents of Ohio’s 14 public universities are developing a “progressive agenda” to address funding and academic challenges facing higher education with an innovative spirit instead of fear, according to Wright State University President David Hopkins. University presidents [...]

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Pittsburgh Public Schools mulls online education

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Article from Pittsburgh Post Gazette: June 13, 2012 12:13 am Share with others: By Eleanor Chute / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pittsburgh Public Schools may start its own online school serving grades 6-12 as a way to win back students who have chosen cyber charter schools. “We’ve got to start being competitive,” Jerri Lynn Lippert, district chief academic officer, [...]

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Public library launches online system to teach 11 languages

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Article from Dickinson Press: The Dickinson Area Public Library has launched an online learning system that teaches conversation skills for communication in 11 languages. To access the Mango Languages system, the participant needs an Internet connection and a Dickinson Area Public Library card, according to a press release. The system is web-based and remotely accessible, [...]

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An Online Bachelor’s Degree Can Lead to a Public Administration Career

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Article from U.S. News University: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, individuals who want to become city managers, or another member of state or local government, are usually required to have at least a bachelor’s degree in a subject like public administration. Today, prospective students have many options for earning such credentials and [...]

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SNHU Online Public Administration Bachelor’s Degree Fosters Public Involvement …

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Article from Yahoo! Contributors Network: Online BA Public Administration program at Southern New Hampshire University focuses on government management and social aspects of public policy. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 How do public policies, government decisions and management structures affect socioeconomic conditions and people’s lives? Students earning the new Public Administration bachelor’s degree from [...]

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Idaho to take public comment on online education rule

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Article from KBOI-TV:BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A plan to make Idaho the first state to require students to take at least two credits online will officially go before the public for comment next week. The state Board of Education said a 30-day comment period will start next Wednesday on the proposed graduation requirement. “We’ll give [...]

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Online commentary: Bold action now will save Detroit Public Schools

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Article from Bucyrus Telegraph Forum: Anthony Adams is president of the Detroit Board of Education. The punch in the gut dealt to the city of Detroit by its surprisingly low 2010 census count feels familiar to the faculty, administrators and board members of Detroit Public Schools. DPS once educated more than 285,000 a year, but [...]

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