02 août 2018

Accountability for All Colleges

HomeCongress should pass the House GOP’s plan to overhaul the Higher Education Act, writes Daniel Elkins, who argues that veterans’ groups need to broaden their accountability focus beyond for-profit colleges. More...

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The Right Kind of Innovation

HomeHigher education needs to change -- but the innovations must align with institutions’ missions and need not always be revolutionary, write Kate Ebner and Noah Pickus. More...

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A Call for Bipartisanship in Higher Education

HomeLegislation introduced this week offers members of Congress an opportunity to work together for the benefit of students and families, argues Jared Polis. More...

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Confucius Institutes: Academic Malware and Cold Warfare

HomeConfucius Institutes and classrooms installed in colleges and K-12 schools the world around function as propaganda branches of the Chinese government, writes Marshall Sahlins. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Financial Aid Transparency

HomeColleges need to make award letters truly understandable, writes Jim Jump. More...

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Cracking the Puzzle of Bringing Out the Youth Vote

HomeThe voting rate for college students should be higher than that of the U.S. population as a whole, yet low youth turnout is a staple of political calculations, writes Michael Peshkin. More...

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Engaging Students in Democracy

HomeColleges should focus on preparing students to be citizens, but there's little evidence many have integrated such education into their programs and courses, write Andrew J. Seligsohn and Thomas Erhlich. More...

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How Not to Respond to Threats to Diversity

HomeColleges should consider the response to a century-old Supreme Court decision and be sure they have a plan to welcome all students, regardless of what today's courts say about affirmative action, writes John Frederick Bell. More...

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Inconsistent Use of Credentials by Manufacturers

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Employers in the manufacturing industry use credentials inconsistently, generally not relying on them as a major factor in hiring or promotion decisions, according to the results of a survey conducted by Workcred, an affiliate of the American National Standards Institute, and the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, an operating unit of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. More...

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Montana sets example for other states by using data to drive policy

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A new case study, How Montana is using data to drive policy change, written in collaboration between the Montana Department of Labor and Industry and the Workforce Data Quality Campaign shows how data-driven decision making can help states create education and workforce policies that can help them compete in a 21st century economy. More...

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