Public Agenda in the News (2010)

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Public Agenda Leader Retiring (Education Week, May 19, 2010)

Disruptive brats and the schools that enable them (Jewish World Review/ The Washington Times, May 19, 2010)

Your Comments on Skipping College (The New York Times - The Choice Blog, May 17, 2010)

Three ways to help young people succeed today: Flexibility is key to success in new economy, Google exec tells students (Market Watch, May 12, 2010)

Changing the Subject: Costs, graduation rates and the importance of rethinking the undergraduate curriculum (The National Center for Public Policy and higher Education’s National Cross Talk, May 2010)

Innovation and Public Trust: The public perceives colleges and universities to be unresponsive to their needs (The National Center for Public Policy and higher Education’s National Cross Talk, May 2010)

N.Y. can live with fewer teachers: Class size could grow without hurting kids' achievement (New York Daily News, May 7, 2010)

Hundreds of N.J. librarians protest $10.4M proposed budget cuts (, May 6, 2010)

More Oil Rigs or New Wind Farms? (13.7 Billion Years, May 4, 2010)

Squeeze Play 2010 and Eight Ways to Increase Retention: A new report gives a sobering look at public opinion of higher ed (University Business, April 2010)

Public Agenda Produces Two New Choicework Guides (National Issues, April 30, 2010)

Bullying in Our Schools, Absent Teachers in New York, and Internet Addiction (Great Schools, April 30, 2010)

Conservatives Peddle Myths On Obama Administration's National Security Policies (The Huffington Post, April 30, 2010)

Drilling Down: Attitudes on Offshore Oil (ABC News, April 30, 2010)

“Bullying is serious” validates SocialSmarts own poll (SocialSmarts Blog, April 29, 2010)

Survey: Drugs and lack of respect for teachers pose greater school problems than bullying (Atlanta Journal Constitution Get Schooled Blog, April 28, 2010)

For Duval guidance counselors: So many to help, so little time (, April 21, 2010)

The 'Gates-way' for the 'forgotten half' (The Tribune, April 20, 2010)

Counselors working against long odds (The Republican, April 14, 2010)

To Stop Losing Over $4 Billion a Year, Regain Public Support and Increase Student Success Colleges Need to Engage in Academic Customer Service (, April 13, 2010)

Students' Grades: Paying Children to Make Better Grades in School (, April 13, 2010)

High School Counselors Lacking Knowledge about College Admissions (, April 11, 2010)

Top-Tier Tutoring's Latest Podcast Offers Rebuttal to Recent Article Criticizing the College Prep Industry (, April 10, 2010)

Universities Defend Salary Raises While Increasing Tuition Costs (, April 10, 2010)

Debt Week events to raise awareness of national budget issues (Cherokeean Herald, April 7, 2010)

Counselors work against odds (The Republican, April 7, 2010)

New Study: “Guidance Counselors College Advice Unhelpful To Students” (College Made Simple, April 6, 2010)

Squeeze Play 2010 and Eight Ways to Increase Retention: A new report gives a sobering look at public opinion of higher ed (University Business, April 2010)

Delaying Immigration Reform Gets Expensive (Restore Fairness, March 31, 2010)

Why Freer Schools Are Better Schools (The Wall Street Journal, March 25, 2010)

The Politics of Disappointment (Inside Higher Ed, March 23, 2010)

Another View of Counselors (Inside Higher Ed, March 22, 2010)

Many college dropouts leave to work: Students who work and go to college at the same time are more likely to drop out, studies say (The Miami Herald, March 22, 2010)

Addressing Climate Change: What Scientists Say About Solutions (The Huffington Post, March 20, 2010)

Communities help students succeed (Charlotte, March 19, 2010)

Paying for college counseling may pay off in the end (The Orange County Register, March 17, 2010)

Coalition to hold seminar on social activism (Bermuda Sun Online, March 17, 2010)

Cost of higher ed upsets public (The Daily Pennsylvanian, March 17, 2010)

What if a college education just isn't for everyone? (USA Today, March 17, 2010)

Plenty of $$ Available for PR Library (O'Dwyer PR, March 15, 2010)

Typical college student? There is none, says advocacy group (New Haven Register, March 14, 2010)

Ind. community colleges have low graduation rates (, March 13, 2010)

Low grad rates for community colleges (, March 13, 2010)

Report Finds High School Guidance System Broken (NGA Center for Best Practices, March 12, 2010)

Are Some Races More Equal Than Others? (The American - Journal of the American Enterprise Institute, March 12, 2010)

College completion gets new scrutiny (, March 11, 2010)

School Counselors Know They Could Do Better-- Here's How (Admitted - Blog of the National Association for College Admission Counseling Blog, March 11, 2010)

College completion gets new scrutiny: Students at Indiana's 2-year institutions face especially daunting obstacles (, March 11, 2010)

Schools Become Businesses, Marketing Selves (The Ram, March 10, 2010)

Why College Students Drop Out (College Explorations, March 10, 2010)

Report cards -- a clarification (The Fort Wayne, March 10, 2010)

Public Agenda Report Highlights Weaknesses Of College Counseling System (Student Lending Analytics Blog, March 10, 2010)

Removing Chronically Ineffective Teachers (Center for American Progress, March 10, 2010)

School Counselor Points Out Need for Lower Counselor to Student Ratios (, March 9, 2010)

Confundidos y sin asesoría para studios (La Raza, March 7, 2010)

The link between counselors and kids going to college (The Washington Post, March 6, 2010)

Counselors given a 'poor' score (Baxter, March 5, 2010)

A Little Advice, Here?: A Report on Guidance Counseling (Education Week – Inside School Research, March 5, 2010)

Public Education Network (March 5, 2010)

Counselors get low marks (Joanne Jacobs, March 5, 2010)

Study Finds Guidance Counselor Advice Unhelpful (AACRO Transcript, March 4, 2010)

Graduates Fault Advice of Guidance Counselors (New York Times, March 3, 2010)

Survey Finds Few Have Fond Memories of Their High School Guidance Counselors (The Choice blog of the New York Times, March 3, 2010)

High school guidance counselors get 'poor' score (USA Today, March 3, 2010)

Bad Advice, No Advice (Inside Higher Ed, March 3, 2010)

Guidance Counselors Not Doing a Good Job? (National Review Online, March 3, 2010)

High School Counselors: The Weakest Link (CBS Money, March 3, 2010)

Guidance Counselors Not Helping High School Students Enough (CTI Career Search, March 3, 2010)

Report: Poor High School Counseling Could Lead to Diminished Opportunities (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, March 3, 2010)

Guidance counselors get low marks from students (Orlando Sentinel – Sentinel School Zone, March 3, 2010)

Student Survey Says High School Counseling Is Not Effective (Stanford University – The College Puzzle, March 3, 2010)

The Limitations of High School Counselors for College Admissions (College Admission Partners, March 3, 2010)

Beer, College and Affordable Tuirion (, March 2010)

US Panel Tells Budget Comm To Inform Public of Debt Solutions (, Feb. 25, 2010)

Better Communication Begets Trust (Columbia Journalism Review, Feb. 23, 2010)

Americans growing more skeptical of college motives and costs (, Feb. 23, 2010)

The Mommy Files: How much should you help kids with homework? (San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 22, 2010)

The people v. higher ed (, Feb. 22, 2010)

Americans skeptical of colleges' priorities (, Feb. 22, 2010)

Can Colleges Reduce Cost Without Compromising Education? (, Feb. 22, 2010)

Staff editorial: Lower education (The Diamondback, Feb. 22, 2010)

Study: Public confidence in higher ed declining (Colorado Daily, Feb. 22, 2010)

Friday at AAAS (The Forum on Science, Ethics, and Policy, Feb. 19, 2010)

Equity Doesn't Equal Integration (National Journal: Education Expert Blog, Feb. 8, 2010)

Older Students Attending Georgia's Colleges (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Feb. 8, 2010)

Political Hotsheet: Americans Give Schools Low Grades (CBS, Jan. 30, 2010)

Obama delves into spending freeze (American Public Media's Marketplace, Jan. 28, 2010)

New Analysis Suggests Teachers’ Voices Do Not Have a Strong Influence on the Policy Agenda (, Jan. 27, 2010)

Speaking of timely: Study says teachers left out of policy debates (Get Schooled, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jan. 26, 2010)

America's Energy Challenge: Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson (Bill Moyer's Journal Jan. 22, 2010)

Letter to the Editor: Listening to Immigrants (The New York Times, Jan. 19, 2010)

Students get creative to finish their college education (Times Herald-Record Online, Jan. 17, 2010)

Reclaim the 'town hall' for genuine public engagement - (National Civic Blog, Jan. 28, 2010)

Improving the odds for the nonaffluent who want to finish college (The Valley Advocate, Jan. 7, 2010)

Why Don’t Students Finish College And What Can We Do to Help? (Inside the School, Jan. 6, 2010)

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