So, you want to further your education? Will you pursue a college degree or vocational certification? Which schools offer the programs you need? Is there a campus near you or can you complete it online? Will financial aid be an option? Whether you already have answers to these questions or you’ve just started your research, you’ve come to the right place. SchoolBound.com is here to help, so let’s get started!
Once you've figured out your area of interest and what kind of degree or certification you'll pursue, the next big question is how to pay for it. While higher education costs can seem prohibitive, the good news is that there are lots of options available to help you finance your academic pursuits.Read more
Returning to college, or going for the first time, can be harder than the course work itself, as Cliff Robertson, Jr., of Tyler, Texas, is discovering, in large part because he refuses to go into debt to pay for school. “It’s requiring every penny I can scrape up, applying for every program even remotely available. Then there are the bills of life that simply do not stop,” says the 49-year-old, …Read more
Earning a master’s degree from a for-profit online university may be a viable option, but many say it’s not necessarily worth the bang for your buck. With the proliferation of people with online master’s degrees, employers and job recruiters have found that some online degrees are preferred among others. “Traditional universities that offer online degrees are usually better than for-profit online universities,” said the vice president of a top recruiting …Read more
University of Southern California, North Carolina State University, and University of Florida capture the most spots across 7 subject areas In the course of our deliberation process, we put a lot of effort into identifying metrics for each specific program that we felt best conveyed proof of success for the students and its program Kirkland, WA (PRWEB)July 07, 2015 SR Education Group, an online education research publisher based in Kirkland, …Read more
Just 4 percent of special education students in the District in grades 3 through 8 scored proficient on new standardized tests, according to results released Monday by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education. That’s compared to about a quarter of all students who met a new college-ready benchmark Read more
Federal lawmakers on Monday released the final text of a compromise bill to rewrite No Child Left Behind, including closely watched language outlining how the nation’s K-12 schools would be judged — and how struggling schools would be improved — if the legislation passes.Read full article >> Read more
This fall, protests at Yale, Princeton, Duke and the University of Missouri —- where the chancellor and system president resigned in the midst of turmoil — brought national attention to the concerns many students have about how minorities are treated on campus.Read full article >> Read more