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The SCHEV blogs are intended to improve communication and collaboration regarding higher education policy in Virginia. At right are the current blogs at SCHEV, we anticipate more will be added as time goes on. Below the blog list is an aggregated list of the most recent posts from all blogs arranged chronologically.

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The "pig in the python" is the common cliche in Richmond used to talk about cohorts of students moving through the system, or an institution, to graduation. Unfortunately, it is a bit more complex than that as their are multiple cohorts enrolled at any one time. "Apes in Kaa the python" migh... [More]
The "pig in the python" is the common cliche in Richmond used to talk about cohorts of students moving through the system, or an institution, to graduation. Unfortunately, it is a bit more complex than that as their are multiple cohorts enrolled at any one time. "Apes in Kaa the python" migh... [More]

Pathways

in SCHEV Research Data Blog by Tod Massa 16. May 2015 08:33
When we moved into our home almost 11 years ago, we added a dog. The previous owners had been cat people. Cat's tend to be light-footed compared to dogs and have different views about their role when they go outside. Dogs like to circumnavigate the area and check things out. Over time, a 60l... [More]
Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce has released its new report on college majors and wages. It is more detailed, but picks up from where The College Payoff left off in 2011.  The Economic Value of College Majors uses Census Data to analyze wages for 137 college majors to... [More]
One of the things that struck me immediately upon reviewing the new Brookings report and data for the value-added college rankings was the appearance and ranking of Heald College-Concord. Despite near-top scores in earnings and loan repayment, it was one of the Corinthian colleges that close... [More]

Math

in SCHEV Research Data Blog by Tod Massa 24. April 2015 23:54
"I though[t] nearly everyone started in music by singing songs. I bet every 2-year old can sing you a melody, but hardly any has learned scales." This is a reader comment on this article in InsideHigherEd addressing debate on the Math Wars - what kind and how much math is enough for life sci... [More]
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