Notes in the Margins: Cheating, bankruptcy and race-based admissions

Data Reveal a Rise in College Degrees Among Americans The increase, which follows more than two decades of slow growth in college completion, appears to be driven by the recent recession and the creation of new types of jobs. (The New York Times)

For some college students, eating locally is a lifestyle With a steady increase in farmers markets across the USA, the search for homegrown eats is getting easier for college students. (USA Today)

Bankruptcy Case Offers Hope for Student Borrowers After a 10-year court battle, one law graduate got his loans partially discharged. (U.S. News & World Report)

High-Tech Cheaters Pose Test As computer-based testing becomes more common across the country, cheaters and those trying to prevent it are going high-tech. (The Wall Street Journal)

Wide majority opposes race-based college admissions programs, Post-ABC poll finds  (The Washington Post via NAICU)