06 janvier 2019

Ga. education commission, Savannah area colleges offer assistance to Va. College students

University Business Magazine logoThe Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission is offering assistance for Virginia College students who want to complete their educational programs or receive a tuition refund for programs not yet attended at the for-profit school that said it was closing this month. More...

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Trump administration to scrap Obama’s school discipline guidance

University Business Magazine logoObama-era guidance meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline is officially on the chopping block after the school safety commission Education Secretary Betsy DeVos led recommended she rescind it. More...

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Lincoln University, Mo., SGA President killed in shooting

University Business Magazine logoThe student government association president of an historically Black college in Jefferson, Mo., was killed last Tuesday in an off-campus incident. More...

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Ala. college students working together to develop cube satellites

University Business Magazine logoStudents at several Alabama universities will get a chance to show off their engineering skills — and see their products go to space. More...

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School shootings prompted protests, debates about best ways to keep students safe: 5 essential reads

The ConversationSeveral hours after the story appeared, I found myself working with the author to update it to include the shooting massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that took place that afternoon.
The shooting touched off unprecedented nationwide protests by students who called for greater gun control and worried aloud: “Am I next?”For scholars writing for The Conversation, the school shooting spurred some debate into what it takes to make a school safe. Not all of the scholars saw eye to eye. More...

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The Collegiality Conundrum

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. I read with interest the piece in IHE about Fresno State’s attempt to craft an aspirational document about the ways it would prefer that people interact with each other. More...

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Is Innovation Possible in Latin America?

There is little doubt that the overall quality of higher education in Latin America has improved during the last several decades. This is not to say that the “garage universities” or fake universities that will offer a degree to any student who can pay the fees are entirely gone, but fewer remain. More...

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Maryland HBCU Case Back in Mediation

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Three-judge panel says parties will condemn themselves to endless years of acrimonious, divisive and expensive litigation unless they settle desegregation lawsuit. More...

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Growing Blue-Collar Labor Shortage

HomeBy Paul Fain. Converging demographic, educational and economic trends have reversed a decades-long trend in the U.S. jobs market, according to a new analysis from the Conference Board, making it harder for companies to find workers in blue-collar and low-paying service occupations than in highly educated, white-collar ones. More...

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Senate Passes Bill to Streamline FAFSA

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Senate on Thursday passed bipartisan legislation that would streamline applications for student aid and enrollment in income-driven loan repayment plans. The bill, dubbed the FAFSA Act, would do so by amending the tax code and the Higher Education Act to allow the IRS to share taxpayer information directly with the Education Department. More...

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