EDUCATION


3/21/2013 11:49pm

Bill cuts funding for for-pro?t schools

A measure that aims to restrict the ability of for-profit schools to use federal money for advertising has received the backing of N.C. leaders at both the state and federal levels.


10/8/2012 9:25pm

Gubernatorial platforms address education initiatives

Public schools, universities and community colleges across the state are investigating ways to reward better performing schools — but administrators say the economy continues to be a roadblock on the path to reform.

10/8/2012 9:11pm

US lags in graduation rates

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities recently announced a significant push to increase the number of U.S. graduates — and avoid falling behind other international universities.


4/16/2012 5:01pm

The purpose of an education

We attend university because we believe there is something good about education. We choose to attend a good university because we hope to be well-educated. By pursuing a university education, then, each of us aims at a purpose which we all consider to be good.