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How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection Process

According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.

09/15/2014

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STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is Crucial

Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.

08/27/2014

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New Donors Bring More Scholarships To Pittsburgh Promise

The Pittsburgh Promise today announced the Grable Foundation has pledged an additional $5 million to the scholarship program, bringing its total gift to $10 million and the amount raised by the Promise to about $167.2 million.

09/24/2013

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Tuition Going Up This Fall At Pa. State Universities

Tuition is going up this fall at the state’s 14 public universities.

07/09/2013

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Local Leaders Celebrate Another Successful Year For Pittsburgh Promise

The Pittsburgh Promise released its fourth annual progress report today. In addition to highlighting some of the program’s success, leaders announced a new initiative to bring Latinos into the city.

09/27/2012

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Former Pittsburgh Schools Superintendent Focusing On New Project

Some might call it an even trade between the headaches of managing a large urban school district to the challenges of reopening a liberal arts college in Ohio.

02/15/2012

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Antioch College Offering Free Tuition To Students

At first blush, just four hours west in Ohio, Antioch College looks like most other small liberal arts schools. However, first impressions can be deceiving.

02/14/2012

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