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What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED?

Do Now | April 3, 2015 | 82 Comments

What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED?

Would you consider earning a high school equivalency certification instead of a high school diploma? What, if anything, does the high school experience offers versus the potential “shortcut” of a GED? How well does high school fit your learning needs?

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Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Do Now | March 27, 2015 | 176 Comments

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

College and basketball programs rake in billions of dollars each year through marketing, broadcast contracts, ticket sales and merchandising. Should college athletes get paid or be allowed to receive sponsorship money?

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Do High School Students Need Recess? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | January 12, 2015 | 5 Comments

Do High School Students Need Recess? Students Weigh In

It may seem like an odd concept to offer recess to high school students, but growing research shows that people will learn better and stay focused when given breaks during the day. Hear what young folks had to say when asked if recess could help students reduce stress while still preparing them for higher education.

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College Needs to be More Affordable

Do Now Round-Ups | December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

College Needs to be More Affordable

Is college still worth the cost? Last week, students across the nation debated the benefits of going to college, particularly based on the current economy in our #DoNowCollege post. We asked students Given how much college costs, how much debt most students have after graduation, and how hard it is to get a good job in this economy, is college really worth it?

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Is College Worth the Cost?

Do Now | November 30, 2013 | 78 Comments

Is College Worth the Cost?

In 2013, nearly 20 million students in the United States were enrolled in colleges and universities, more than any other time in the country’s history. Compare that to sixty years ago, when higher education enrollment rates were still under 3 million.

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