Tag: Arizona State University

Arizona Continues to Slip Relative to the Nation on Educational Attainment

Arizona Continues to Slip Relative to the Nation on Educational Attainment

| July 13, 2015

INSIGHT INDICATOR: ECONOMICS AN EXPERT’S INSIGHT ON THE ISSUE IN ARIZONA TOM REX is associate director of the Center for Competitiveness and Prosperity Research in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Rex specializes in applied economic and demographic research with an emphasis on Arizona and the Metropolitan Phoenix area. Workforce […]

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Grants for Quality Teachers

Grants for Quality Teachers

| May 1, 2015

AZEDNEWS: GRANT HELPS ASU PLACE MORE QUALITY TEACHERS IN RURAL COMMUNITIES A new initiative will give community-college students in rural areas access to ASU’s high-quality teacher-preparation programs without leaving their home communities. Read more

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Opinion – Higher education has the potential to remedy social inequality

Opinion – Higher education has the potential to remedy social inequality

| March 12, 2015

March 11, 2015 • By Michael Crow • Arizona Capital Times There is a well-established link between one’s level of educational attainment and social advancement. Unfortunately, the recent drift of the national discussion on higher education, aided by a recent New York Times column by Paul Krugman, questions that correlation. …Read the full article HERE

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Budget deal cuts $30 million more from universities

Budget deal cuts $30 million more from universities

| March 4, 2015

March 5, 2015 • By Howard Fischer • Capitol Media Services • Arizona Daily Sun PHOENIX — Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey have agreed to extract nearly $30 million more from state universities than the governor first proposed. The deal negotiated behind closed doors calls for reducing university funding this coming year by […]

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Arizona State University named among 5 great colleges for studying early childhood education

Arizona State University named among 5 great colleges for studying early childhood education

| February 18, 2015

Feb. 17, 2015 • By Jon Fortenbury • USA Today — College Arizona State University (ASU) has some of the most interesting early childhood education programs in the country. For one, the Master of Education in early childhood education is offered fully online, with a combination of online coursework, applied activities and in-person clinical experiences. […]

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