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Jason Torreano, MALS Student

MALS Student Jason Torreano's South African Organization Helping Youth; Empire State College Students to Study/Work There

By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Inkululeko, a nonprofit organization in Grahamstown, South Africa, established to provide township youth with skills, support and guidance that will help them succeed in college, soon will be a host site for Empire State College students wishing to contribute to this effort. ... MORE

Annual Notification of Students Rights Under The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

By Mary Edinburgh, college registrar, Office of the Registrar

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. ... MORE

Inside Higher Ed: Troubling Stats on Adult Literacy

By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Eight years ago, a national survey on adult literacy offered data on the extent to which Americans -- even those with college credentials -- were declining in their proficiency to do the basic kinds of reading people use in everyday life. The finding, published just as President Bush and his education secretary, Margaret Spellings, were cranking up a national commission on the state of higher education, was often cited as evidence of the failings of colleges and universities. ... MORE

Other News

MALS Student Jason Torreano's South African Organization Helping Youth; Empire State College Students to Study/Work There, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Annual Notification of Students Rights Under The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), By Mary Edinburgh, college registrar, Office of the Registrar

Inside Higher Ed: Troubling Stats on Adult Literacy, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

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Meet Alan Rachins, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange