01 avril 2016

The folly of under-educating the undocumented

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Ashley Rivas-Triano is 22 years old and faces an uncertain future. Her high-school diploma is not good enough to compete in the current U.S. job market, and she can’t go to college in her state because she is undocumented. More...

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Unlocking education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Last July, the U.S. Education Department (ED) announced the Second Chance Pell Pilot program, which would allow incarcerated Americans to receive Pell grants to pursue a college education. More...

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High expectations for Handlon prisoners

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. It’s Monday afternoon. Twenty students are seated in four rows, five deep, in a 600-square foot classroom. More...

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What to know about new-ish U.S. Education Secretary John King Jr.

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. It’s official: John King Jr. isn’t acting anymore. On Monday, the U.S. Senate voted 49 to 40 to confirm him as President Obama’s second and final secretary of education. More...

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Where it’s almost impossible to default on college debt

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Sills’s tuition, like that of almost all Australian students, is covered by a loan-like subsidy he doesn’t have to pay back until his future earnings reach a comfortable level, when it will be withheld as a fraction of his wages. More...

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Gale grows digital archive program to better address research needs

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Gale, a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage Learning, announced the expansion and rebranding of its digital archive program. More...

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Heavy recruitment of Chinese students sows discord on U.S. campuses

University Business LogoSubmitted by rbendici. Chutian Shao moved from China to the Midwest college town of Champaign, Ill., a few years ago. Some days, he says, it feels as if he hasn’t traveled very far at all. More...

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Data on the nation’s community colleges is not encouraging

University Business LogoSubmitted by rbendici. Reaction was sharply divided over my column two months ago on Northern Virginia Community College student Sonja Anderson’s struggle to find good advisers and professors. More...

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New Mexico college recruiting undocumented students

University Business LogoSubmitted by rbendici. She was an immigrant living in the U.S. illegally and counselors didn't know what to tell her about college prospects, though she had a 3.8 grade point average. More...

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Educators share dynamics of online learning during Qualilty Matters conference at Berkeley College

University Business LogoSubmitted by rbendici. This week, educators and administrators from across the country shared best practices for engaging students in an online learning environment during the Quality Matters (QM) Regional Conference, hosted by Berkeley College in Midtown Manhattan. More...

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