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Category: Higher Education


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Can colleges enforce rules designed to prevent coronavirus spread?

July 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Purdue University’s plan to reopen this fall expects all community members to socially distance on and off campus. But more than 90% of staff, faculty, postdocs and graduate students think undergraduates won’t do it. That number comes from an early […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Here’s how colleges are distributing CARES aid to students

July 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The funds in question represent just under half of the $14 billion Congress allocated to colleges through the CARES Act. They are earmarked for students disadvantaged by the virus. TICAS noted that the funds were distributed to colleges with relatively […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Can Colleges Reopen? 7 Questions From Congress As It Considers More Higher Ed Support

July 8, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

With the new semester quickly approaching, and coronavirus cases rising in most states, will colleges and college students have what they need to succeed this fall? That’s the question members of Congress sought to answer as they gathered virtually on […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

International students should not be in remote learning environments

July 7, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The article “International Students Banned From Online-Only Instruction” took the tone that government action to follow existing rules was something new and puts further hardship on universities struggling to come up with ways to keep students safe. A more balanced […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

A Shift to Online Classes this Fall Could Lead to a Retention Crisis

July 6, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

There is plenty for higher education leaders and professors to fear in the fall. Will students come back? Will in-person classes lead to a spike in Covid-19 cases? Will faculty be ready to teach whatever kind of hybrid, hyflex, at […]


Economics&Strategies, Higher Education

Learning Communities Can Save Colleges—and Engage Remote Students

June 29, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

As colleges plan to welcome students back for the fall semester—while preparing for a possible second outbreak of the coronavirus that would force classes back online–one thing is for sure: Community is more important than ever. Families debating the value […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Where could college enrollment grow during the pandemic?

June 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In the fall of 2018, more than one-third of first-time students in New Jersey, Hawaii, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont attended college out of state, the report explains. Those states in particular could benefit from more students attending college in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Ed Dept steps up scrutiny of college foreign gifts reporting

June 23, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The White House and the Education Department have intensified their scrutiny of colleges’ relationships with foreign entities, particularly China. Under the Higher Education Act, institutions must inform the department of donations and contracts coming from outside the U.S. that are […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

COVID-19 Is Accelerating the Digital Blending of Working and Learning

June 19, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

In the last few months the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world and triggered an economic plunge in the U.S. that is now officially a recession. Even before this crisis, concerns were rising about a potential loss of jobs and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Supreme Court’s DACA decision protects thousands of educators, students

June 18, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The question in the case was not whether DACA can be eliminated, but whether the Trump administration acted properly in its attempt to do so. The majority opinion, which was joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Elena […]