12 juillet 2017

Enrollments in Intensive English Programs Fall

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The number of students enrolled in intensive English programs in the U.S. fell by 18.7 percent in 2016 compared to the year before, according to new data from the Institute of International Education released Tuesday during the annual NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference. More...

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Enhanced Visa Questioning Approved

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The U.S. Department of State has received emergency approval from the Office of Management and Budget to collect additional information regarding certain visa applicants’ travel and employment histories, familial connections, and social media usage in accordance with a notice it posted in the Federal Register May 4. More...

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China to Require Language, Culture Classes for Foreign Students

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Foreign students studying in China will be required to take courses in Chinese language and in Chinese culture and law, the South China Morning Post reported. New regulations written by the ministries of education, foreign affairs and public security also require students majoring in philosophy and politics to take compulsory classes in political theory. More...

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Proposed Visa Vetting Changes Raise Concerns

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. More than 50 academic organizations signed a letter registering concerns about proposed changes to the visa vetting process that would subject a certain subset of applicants to enhanced questioning. More...

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Going Big Into ‘Microcampuses’

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. University of Arizona wants to establish more than 25 “microcampuses” -- capable of collectively educating more than 25,000 students -- at partner universities around the world. More...

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New Models for Community Colleges

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. In California and Pennsylvania, new institutions are created.
Across the country, many students still lack access to a college option that fits their needs. More...

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Training the Community College Leader

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. NC State wants to help solve the community college leadership pipeline problem amid broader shift in focus of doctoral training programs. More...

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Texas Requires Credit-Bearing Remediation

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A wave of remediation reforms has swept across the country in the past few years, and now Texas has passed a law that features a popular approach to developmental education. More...

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Report on Growth of Early Education Requirements

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A report from New America released today examines the growth of college degree requirements for early childhood education workers. More...

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Double-Edged Sword of Dual Enrollment

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. For community colleges, high school students are a growing population to serve, but some fear a lack of financial base for the programs amid fears they may be masking large declines in other enrollments. More...

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