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Senate committee revamps higher-ed law

Source: eSchool News online

“A Senate committee last week passed a major update to the law governing the nation’s higher-education institutions, providing funding for–and putting the onus on–colleges and universities to better prepare students for success in the global economy.

Among its many provisions, the bill would allow online institutions to qualify for federal aid; provides grants to help schools design curricula to address high-need, high-skill vocations, such as information technology (IT); offers scholarships to students who pursue careers in math or science; and calls for technology to be a greater component of teacher-education programs. ”

The complete article can be read at:
http://www.eschoolnews.com/news/showStoryts.cfm?ArticleID=5869
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