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Category: Higher Education


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: What high school students look for in a college

November 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Public and private colleges are focusing on one of those wish-list items in particular: cost. Responding to consumer weariness of tuition price increases, some are underway with a host of “free college” efforts to reduce the sticker price through fundraising […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

University relocating students at no cost for free job-training program

November 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Many areas across the country are experiencing the impact the lack of skilled workers is having on business, communities and infrastructure. Companies are being forced to adjust work schedules or pass up on business opportunities, because of the lack of […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to find the metric for diversity on college

October 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Hours of talk and abundant financial and other resources have been devoted to diversity and inclusion on campus, but there is less-clear evidence that colleges and universities are checking to see how those initiatives are paying off. Well-intentioned leaders believe […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Public confidence in higher education continues to fall

October 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Another recent national survey from public radio station WGBH and Abt Associates indicated that while most adults have a favorable view of higher education, a partisan split is evident. Three-quarters (77%) of respondents said college campuses have a liberal bias, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Cal State system is dropping remedial classes

October 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Colleges rethinking the role of remedial classes will have to consider the amount of time students are willing to spend in college as well as the costs of developmental and supplemental classes. A report on remedial education from the Center […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 issues college leaders should be ready to address now

October 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The academic year is well underway and already campuses are grappling with many of the same issues that characterized the turbulence of 2017-18. Among them, free speech concerns, the ongoing debate over the efficacy of affirmative action admissions policies and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Dems like the idea of free college, but a good program is hard to fund

September 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the free college concept may be relatively new to the voting public and therefore seem like a great way to win votes, candidates risk underestimating the resources needed to put the plan into action. In a separate article, Inside […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, Uncategorized

Report: Colleges need more time to fill their incoming classes

September 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

This year’s survey captures data on several pressing issues facing admissions and enrollment management leaders, including attracting international students and out-of-control waiting lists. The decline in international student enrollment is driven by several factors, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts’ […]


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 […]