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Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

Thriving post-pandemic: What’s next for digital teaching and learning?

April 19, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Sharp changes in student behaviors, priorities and expectations in recent months have forced higher education institutions to think differently. If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that there is a tremendous opportunity to embrace new models and approaches in […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

Making mental health checks during remote learning

April 19, 2021

Via: eSchool News

According to a 2019 survey from the Centers for Disease Control, approximately one in five youths reported they’d seriously considered attempting suicide within the last year, while one in six had actually made a suicide plan, and one in 11 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

California community college fall enrollment plunges

April 15, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The California Community College system had a 12 percent enrollment decline from fall 2019 to fall 2020, a staggering figure for the largest college system in the country and a likely harbinger of the demographic and fiscal challenges that lie […]


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The Government Is Paying Public School Parents Billions of Dollars to Keep Their Children Home

April 14, 2021

Via: Education Next

A puzzle of pandemic public opinion has been the hesitance of lower-income parents to return their children to in-person instruction. National polling from the University of Southern California has found parents with household income below $30,000 a year generally preferring […]


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Higher Ed Groups Support Voting Rights

April 14, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Forty-eight higher education groups, including the American Council on Education, have issued a statement opposing efforts, currently being pursued in several states, to make it more difficult to vote. “We strongly oppose the many efforts currently underway across the nation […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

College transfer enrollment still lagging this spring, survey says

April 12, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The only type of transfer that increased this spring was that among students moving from two-year to four-year colleges, which rose 3%. Transfer within the two- and four-year sectors, as well as from four- to two-year colleges fell dramatically, at […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Biden’s $103B budget proposal for the Ed Dept would boost Pell, MSI funding

April 9, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Despite the proposed spending increase, Biden’s Pell proposal is likely to disappoint advocates who have pressed federal officials to double the maximum award amount. Nearly 1,200 groups wrote to Congress recently calling on lawmakers to do so. This is a […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

6 strategies for better K-12 cybersecurity

April 8, 2021

Via: eSchool News

The education sector has had to rapidly adopt and scale new technologies to enable remote and hybrid learning as a result of the pandemic. This has created an expanded threat landscape, and malicious actors have taken this opportunity to target […]


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The Campus After COVID No. 1

April 8, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Across the country, college and university leaders are grappling with questions about how to adapt their campus facilities and plan for a post-pandemic future that may yet bring profound shifts. Even institutions that are on track to reopen and bring […]


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University of Iowa Loans $50 Million to Athletics

April 7, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Amid its own budget woes, the University of Iowa’s main campus will give $50 million to its athletics department via an internal loan, The Gazette reported. The loan will help compensate for some of the athletic department’s mounting COVID-19-related losses, […]