Daily News Scan – August 21

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Will NIU follow path of Boise St. or Hawaii?
(Steve Nitz, HuskieWire, 8/21/13)

Lawmaker: Pension Reform Talks ‘Very Delicate,’ But Making Progress
(Craig Dellimore, WBBM, 8/20/13)

The Best Online College Programs Named for 2013-2014
(PRWeb, 8/20/13)

Security Increased At ISU After Bomb Threat
(AP, WILL, 8/21/13)

Illinois preparing for concealed carry as citizens wait to apply for permits
(Sari Lesk, Daily Illini, 8/21/13)

Why does Particle Physics matter?
(Ethan Siegel, ScienceBlogs, 8/20/13)

Obama Vows Action on College Costs, but Observers Say His Options Are Few
(Kelly Field, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8/21/13)

More Students Relying on Federal Student Aids and Loans
(Caralee Adams, Education Week, 8/20/13)

College students say no to costly textbooks
(David Schick and Mary Beth Marklein, USA TODAY, 8/20/13)

As price of college rises, so does federal aid
(AP, Boston Globe, 8/19/13)

At universities, the real bargain is excellence, not tuition
(Dan DeWitt, Tampa Bay Times, 8/20/13)

Social media help college presidents reach new audiences
(Ellie Ashford, Community College Times, 8/20/13)

‘We always knew Ryan was bigger than Hesed House’
(Denise Crosby, Aurora Beacon-News, 8/20/13)

Students Perform Community Service within SIUE Experience
(Kentucky Ag Connection, 8/21/13)

Man pleads guilty to ISU thefts; trial ends
(Edith Brady-Lunny, Bloomington Pantagraph, 8/21/13)

New MAC bowl will help NIU recruiting
(Steve Nitz, DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 8/21/13)

Higher Ed Data Central: Tuition is Falling at For-Profit Colleges
(Andrew Gillen, The Quick & the Ed, 8/20/13)

ACT’s Low College Readiness Rate Foreshadows Common Core Shock
(Joy Resmovits, Huffington Post, 8/21/13)

ACT reports that only a quarter of high school graduates are ready for all college subjects
(AP, Washington Post, 8/21/13)

Roscoe hooking up to faster connection in 2014
(Geoff Bruce, Beloit Daily News, 8/17/13)

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