Today's Education Top 5 (December 17, 2019)
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Welcome to Today’s Education Top 5. This is the place where we highlight top education stories from around the country.
- Utah and Connecticut: Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) and Sen. Chris Murphy (Connecticut) sat down with NCAA President Mark Emmert as part of discussions related to whether Congress should set a federal standard for college athlete compensation.
- Vermont: Community College of Vermont has found recent success in building up its endowment despite endowment-related challenges associated with being a community college.
- USA: A new Gallup report shows that young adults (between the ages of 18-29) are significantly less likely to view college as important than in previous findings. The perception that it is “very important” has dropped by 33 percentage points since 2013.
- Michigan: Northwood University is set to begin offering a degree in esports management beginning in Fall 2020.
- New York: A look at how Carthage School District has found success in filling its substitute teacher needs by hiring a full time substitute at each school location.