29 novembre 2018

2-Year College Groups on Collaboration With K-12

HomeBy Paul Fain. Two community college associations on Wednesday released recommendations for improving coordination between the two-year sector and K-12 schools to improve graduation rates and labor market outcomes. More...

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Challenge to Boost Student Success for Single Mothers

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Education Design Lab this week announced a design challenge for community colleges to improve student success outcomes for learners who are single mothers by 30 percent by 2024. More...

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The Summer Pell Bump

HomeBy Paul Fain. More Pell Grant recipients attended community colleges last summer, survey finds, after the federal government reinstated eligibility for year-round grants. More...

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Universities Team Up on Completion

HomeBy Paul Fain. Public university group brings together 130 universities and systems in 16 "clusters" that will seek to improve student access and completion while curbing equity gaps. More...

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Call to Expand Federal Aid for Career Education

HomeBy Paul Fain. A newly released report from a 13-member task force of academics and experts from think tanks calls to "reform higher education funding to upend the existing skew toward traditional academic education," and to instead allocate more federal financial aid to career education programs. More...

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Laureate Mulling Sale of Walden University

HomeBy Paul Fain. Laureate Education is considering a possible transaction involving its Walden University, according to a corporate filing the global higher education company released Thursday. More...

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More Students Are Being Treated for Mental Health Issues

HomeBy Paul Fain. College students increasingly are being diagnosed and treated for mental health issues, according to a new study published by the American Psychiatric Association. More...

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States' Slow, Steady Embrace of Need-Based Aid

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Amount of state financial aid dollars awarded based on financial need grew by 3 percent in most recent year, and by half over a decade, annual study finds. More...

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LinkedIn Expands Its Learning Library

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The Microsoft-owned workplace social platform will for first time make content from other providers -- including Harvard Business School -- available to its higher education and corporate customers. More...

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Private Colleges' Net Tuition Outpaces Publics' Growth

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Median net tuition is expected to grow by 2.8 percent at private nonprofit colleges in the 2018-19 academic year, nearly double the 1.5 percent rate of increase for public institutions, according to an annual report released this morning by Moody's Investors Service. More...

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