20 avril 2019

Schatz Reintroduces Bill to Repeal Pell Ban

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Senator Brian Schatz, a Hawaii Democrat, reintroduced legislation Tuesday that would repeal a quarter-century ban on access to Pell Grants for incarcerated students. More...

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Education Department Urged to Evaluate Second-Chance Pell

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. In a report released Thursday, the Government Accountability Office called on the Education Department to assess the performance of a pilot project to award Pell Grants to incarcerated students. More...

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Wells Fargo, After Criticism, Drops Some Fees

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Wells Fargo, after heavy criticism from Democrats in Congress, said this week that as of March it had dropped some fees for college-backed debit cards used by students on campuses. More...

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New Rules for Accreditors

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. An appointed federal panel reaches consensus to loosen restrictions on accreditors and online learning. Some of those not on the panel see student protections shrinking. More...

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Personalized Outreach to Students Boosts Summer Enrollment

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Colleges' personalized correspondence with students prompted higher enrollment in summer courses, according to a new MDRC study. More...

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Connecticut Moves to Consolidate Community Colleges Amid Faculty Opposition

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The head of Connecticut's community college and university system will present more detailed plans for consolidating the management of the two-year colleges to the system's accreditor. More...

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Community Colleges to Add New Apprenticeships to Work Force

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. AACC is helping community colleges answer President Trump's call for more apprenticeship programs and partnerships with businesses. More...

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Presidents Divided on Community College Bachelor's Degrees

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Community college and university presidents are sharply divided over whether two-year institutions should offer bachelor's degrees, a new Inside Higher Ed survey finds. More...

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Positive Mind-Set Tied to Engagement, GPA

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Community college students perform better and are more engaged when they have a positive attitude, or "growth mind-set," about learning and improving. More...

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Community Colleges Team Up to Improve Graduation Rates for Single Moms

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Education Design Lab, a nonprofit that designs and tests unique college models that seek to help underserved students, announced Thursday that four community colleges would over the next six years test new strategies to help improve graduation rates for single mothers. More...

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