21 août 2019

AP’s Outlook

HomeBy Greta Anderson. In an upcoming book, Chester Finn Jr. and Andrew Scanlan of the Fordham Institute analyze the College Board’s most prosperous program, including which students it’s helping and hurting. More...

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Sound Finances in College and Adulting

HomeBy Greta Anderson. College students who make sound financial decisions tend to more quickly develop an adult identity, have fewer mental health problems and better transition to the work force. More...

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Parents Sue Over Truman State Suicides

HomeBy Greta Anderson. They claim a fellow member of Alpha Kappa Lambda at Truman State University prompted their sons and three others to commit suicide -- and that the university and fraternity knew he was a threat. More...

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The Global Evidence Against Free College

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Countries that provide more public funding for higher education tend to have fewer graduates over all, a new study asserts. More...

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Recruiting in Rural America

HomeBy Greta Anderson. University of North Carolina system, among others, has recognized the degree-attainment gap between rural and urban areas of the country, and officials are determining ways to connect with students in the far corners of their state. More...

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Nudging Doesn't Scale Nationally

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Repeated text message, email and mail reminders from a state's college system and the Common Application did not prompt more students to apply for FAFSA, a study finds. More...

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3 Law Schools Pass the $100,000-a-Year Mark

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Columbia, Stanford and Chicago law will charge more than $100,000 to attend in the 2019-20 academic year, but passing that benchmark won't hurt their popularity, experts say. More...

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Accountability in Australia

HomeBy John Ross for Times Higher Education. Universities with poor outcomes could find themselves exchanging autonomy for extra teaching grants under a performance funding system being considered by Australia’s government. More...

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China Embraces ‘1+X’

HomeBy John Ross for Times Higher Education. Some Chinese universities are switching to a hybrid model of combined academic and vocational education as the country grapples with its unique demographic challenges as well as graduate employability problems akin to those afflicting higher education sectors elsewhere. More...

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Call for European Vigilance on Academic Freedom

HomeBy Ellie Bothwell for Times Higher Education. European governments must protest “loudly and clearly” against abuses of academic freedom in Hungary or risk other authoritarian states constricting the independence of scholarly institutions, university leaders and researchers have warned in response to the Orbán government’s latest moves. More...

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