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Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report examines impact of national study abroad scholarship program for low-income students

June 1, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

An evaluation of the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program, which funds study abroad and international internships for American undergraduate students with limited financial resources, as defined by Pell Grant eligibility, found that many program participants […]


NISE announces STEM certification, degree programs

May 2, 2016

Via: eSchool News

As science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs continue to grow, the U.S. Department of Education has set a priority to increase the number of students and teachers who are proficient in these fields. Yet, as school districts launch STEM […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Accreditors, Dept of Ed Working Out Effectiveness Standards

May 2, 2016

Via: Education News

The US Department of Education is asking accreditation agencies to improve their review of colleges and universities while legislators are nudging the DoE to strengthen its review of accreditors. In a letter, Education Undersecretary Ted Mitchell encouraged all accrediting agencies […]