ICYMI: Higher Education News for Wednesday, December 16, 2015

* Rep. Chris Gibson described Common Core curriculum as “a mistake” and called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to “start over” and bring parents, teachers and administrators into the discussion, The Daily Star reports: http://goo.gl/0WmNLf

* Why Saint Rose’s president says academic program cuts are ‘essential’, Albany Business Review reports: http://bit.ly/1RQr0xz

* New York’s Board of Regents vote to exclude state tests in teacher evaluations, the New York Times reports: http://nyti.ms/1J9Y9gy

* Baltimore-based Laureate Education has found a convenient way to circumvent regulation in this country: by operating primarily in overseas markets, CNBC writes: http://cnb.cx/1lMKHKD

* Experts weigh in on what the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative needs to do to put the Facebook founder’s billions of dollars toward expanding the use of personalized learning, Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/1O2DrjM

* Creating opportunity beyond community college, NBC News writes: http://nbcnews.to/1QqQW3f

 * The Leaky Pipeline, improving the transfer pathways from community colleges to four-year institutions, Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/1No9mhr

* How Rochester, New York has created a college-going culture, the AACC explains: http://bit.ly/1NKPtm6   

* College Success Centers open the world of higher education to those who could be left behind, the UB Reporter writes: http://bit.ly/1QnnY4s

* Four ways student debt is wreaking havoc on millennials, Bloomberg Business reports: http://bloom.bg/1HXj0IO

 * California accreditor, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC), under fire, Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/1m5ejlW

* Rubio’s take on higher ed, Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/1ZaKgYt

* Colleges are using data to find hundreds of students who are unaware that they are eligible to graduate, Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/1jO1ZoS

* The exit interview: Arne Duncan on his legacy and the future of higher education, Policy.Mic writes: http://bit.ly/1mmw2G3

* The long-term consequences of student loans, CNBC reports: http://cnb.cx/1U3j9vJ


* The Stars and Stripes Club at the College of Westchester collects winter clothing for Caritas of Port Chester, a nonprofit organization that collects and distributes clothing to men, women, and children, The College of Westchester writes:  http://bit.ly/1NxjCSh

* Monroe College culinary student selected for prestigious American Culinary Federation’s prestigious NE Regional Student Chef of the Year competition, the Talk of the Sound reports: http://bit.ly/1YkDI7j


 * Mark your calendars and plan to join us on January 14, 2016 for the APC Winter Membership Meeting.

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