29 janvier 2020

Report Favors Race-Conscious Policies

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Race-conscious policies are the best answer for addressing equity issues in higher education, according to a report from the Education Trust. More...

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Aid for Incarcerated in New Jersey

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. New legislation in New Jersey lets incarcerated people use state aid to pay for college. More...

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Crunch Time for Calbright

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. California's new online-only community college grabbed headlines again with its CEO's departure. While some see the college as a doomed venture, others say it's too soon to pass judgment. More...

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Effects of SNAP Changes

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Upcoming changes to eligibility requirements for federal food stamps could further restrict a process that already confounds the most needy college students. More...

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Nudging With Incentives

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. New research compares efforts to encourage students to re-enroll in college with information alone or with tuition waivers. The financial incentives appear to work better. More...

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McDonald's Partners With Ivy Tech

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. The Archways to Opportunity education program is open to employees who work at least 15 hours per week for 90 days, according to a news release. Once employees cross that threshold, they can get up to $2,500 for tuition assistance each year -- or $3,000 per year if they are a manager -- for the 18 Ivy Tech Community College campuses across the state. More...

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Swiss Apprenticeships in Utah

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. New program uses the European model to give students training for advanced manufacturing through a hybrid model blending an apprenticeship with coursework at Salt Lake Community College. More...

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Future of the Academy

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. At the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, academics discussed how to rethink the academy and how to separate it from the university. More...

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Debating Student Shout Downs

HomeBy Greta Anderson. A committee at Georgetown University law school is re-evaluating its policies on student protests after a demonstration prevented a speaker's speech. Some law students believe the move will chill free speech. More...

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NASPA Reports Equitable Services for Accused Students

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, an association also known as NASPA, released an investigative report this month about the level of campus services provided to "respondents," or students accused of sexual misconduct. More...

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