29 décembre 2016

Legalities of texting students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. You want to text students. But you don’t want to break the law. (Orange may be the new black, but it’s still not your color.) Lucky for you, it’s fairly easy to stay in compliance. More...

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Universities training the world's top coders

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. With early college admissions under way for many universities around the country, we got to thinking: Which colleges have the best coders in the world. More...

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Enrollment is down for fifth straight year

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. College and university enrollment fell during the semester just coming to an end, marking a fifth straight year of decline. More...

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ED announces final rule on postsecondary distance education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The U.S. Department of Education today released final regulations to improve oversight and protect more than 5.5 million distance education students at degree-granting institutions including nearly 3 million exclusively online students by clarifying the state authorization requirements for postsecondary distance education. More...

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Turning the dial on developmental outcomes

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Many of us have been working on developmental education reform for years with frustrating results, achieving incremental improvements, but not truly “turning the dial” in significant ways — until recently. More...

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Lawmakers asked to support higher education goal

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The state Higher Education Coordinating Council recommended that Florida lawmakers endorse its goal of having 55 percent of the state's working-age population hold college degrees or professional certificates by 2025. More...

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Why a Seattle homeless camp was invited to University of Washington

University Business LogoSubmitted by Matt Zalaznick. When University of Washington students return from winter break to their campus in Seattle next month, they'll find dozens of homeless people living in a parking lot — at the school's invitation. More...

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Colleges and universities testing new loan counseling tools

University Business LogoSubmitted by Matt Zalaznick. While student loan counseling is required before taking out a loan or leaving college, there are no government requirements for institutions to provide ongoing counseling to students while in school. More...

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American seniors racking up college student debt defaults

University Business LogoSubmitted by Steven Wyman. More than 6 million Americans over age 50 still carry student loan debt, and about a third of them are in default, according to a new government study Tuesday that warned the government is even docking the Social Security checks of tens of thousands of senior citizens to make them pay off what they owe. More...

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College students are borrowing way more than necessary

University Business LogoSubmitted by Steven Wyman. College undergraduates may be borrowing about $12,000 more than they need to finish their education. More...

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