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Category: Higher Education


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Are your students career ready?

September 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Assessments for academic subjects such as reading, math, and science rightfully form the core of any college-readiness high school program. But the career-ready pathway hasn’t garnered the same level of attention, leaving a substantial portion of the student population less […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Apprenticeship program helping nurses get bachelor’s degrees

September 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Apprenticeships were viewed favorably by education and labor officials under the Obama administration, but they have received even more attention from the Trump administration. Apprenticeships use private-sector support to make up for declining state and federal government funding for higher […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Penn offers first online degree program

August 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While many colleges report enrollment declines, the number of students in information technology majors has doubled nationwide since 2011 and tripled since 2006, according to the Computing Research Association. In response to demand, institutions are growing their online programs, so […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How should higher ed address the problem of losing faculty members to industry?

August 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The number of part-time faculty members across college campuses has increased 70% over the last 40 years, according to data from the American Association of University Professors. This means that fewer academics see themselves on the coveted tenure track, and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Colleges responding to Trump’s immigration crackdown

August 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The official policy of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is to not be active on campuses except in cases where there is a safety threat. “Enforcement actions are not to occur” at schools, according to the agency’s Sensitive Locations […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Diversity in teacher degree programs lags nationwide

July 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Several studies have shown that minority students perform better when they have a teacher like themselves. Another Urban Institute report has indicated behavior problems decrease, graduation rates go up and the school culture improves with a diverse staff. A series […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Conflict over campus carry and free speech grows

July 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

American Association of University Professors’ top attorney told the Chronicle that the case law in support of academic freedom for faculty members is clear, and that it was unusual to see the opposite position argued in briefs representing a university. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Workers in the Spotlight, Higher Ed on the Sidelines

July 24, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Did you notice what — and who — was missing from all the hullabaloo last week around the White House’s national work-force strategy? The executive order creating a National Council for the American Worker aims “to ensure that America’s students […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Evaluation of online learning effectiveness growing in importance

July 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Higher education institutions, which often moved into the digital realm quickly, are now finding that they need to assess their offerings for their effectiveness. Cornell University, for instance, has web pages from its Center for Teaching Innovation not only about […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

New Chicago college opens for Latino students

July 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The college will still need to show success to receive accreditation, which would allow students to receive federal Pell grants. The grants are critical for low-income students, but often under-utilized by immigrant populations concerned about disclosing their legal status. The […]