Notes in the Margins: Ipads, low grad rates and Pell Grants

Is the iPad Ready To Replace the Printed Textbook? After trying out the Apple iPad about three weeks–three out of four college freshmen at one Texas university said they’d be willing to purchase an Apple iPad if at least half of the textbooks they used during their college career were available digitally. (Campus Technology)

Should Colleges Tell Applicants About Their Low Graduation Rates? What responsibility do college officials—including administrators, professors, counselors, and advisors—have to tell students where they stand with regard to prospective graduation and college success?  (The College Puzzle)

For many students, Pell Grants make college affordable For many students living on the edge, even the slightest cuts in Pell funding could put their dreams of completing community college out of reach. (Community College Times)