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Yesterday afternoon, a group of Minnesota schools and colleges announced they were teaming up to lure more foreign students to the state. For more details, I talked today to Christina Hilpipre-Frischman, who is chairwoman of the the new 21-member group, called “Study Minnesota.” She said the schools have been talking about teaming up for a Read more

When I began five years of study in Germany in 1989,  I noticed sharp differences between the German higher education system (almost all schools state-run and uniform, free of charge and permissive of long years of study) and the American one (expensive, with many private schools and an emphasis on the four-year degree). Since then, Read more