When we came home from taking our oldest son to college last week, it was to a dark house. I walked upstairs, looked into his room, and saw that the light was on. He often leaves his light on. So I walked into my boy's now vacated room and turned off his bedside light. It was a sad moment.
Education changes lives and puts the American Dream within reach for millions of people. We see this every day at City Colleges of Chicago, a system of seven community colleges that has set a high bar for the success of every student, and accepts no excuses for failure.
As students and families continue to financially recover from the lingering economic downturn, federal student aid remains key to providing access to higher education for low- and middle-income students.
The SAT became the standard since 1926. Yerkes' brainchild became Frankenstein.
As universities have become more competitive with one another, the nature of the professoriate has evolved.