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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

The Uncertain Future of College Sports

April 16, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

2020 witnessed the most boisterous summer of student athlete activism in half a century. Not since the late 1960s revolt of the Black athlete had college athletes been so outspoken. A letter from athletes to the Pac-12 Commissioner expressed the […]


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 […]


News

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 […]


News

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

Community Colleges Turn to New Incentives for Recruitment

April 13, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Enrollment at community colleges continued its downward slide this semester, according to the latest report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Enrollment fell by 9.5 percent since last spring, replicating registration data from fall 2020 and representing the steepest […]


Education Tech

How AI is revolutionizing education

April 12, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Artificial intelligence will accelerate the evolution of teaching and learning. Overall, AI should allow students to get personalized instruction and teachers to have more free time to prepare classes and update their information. While it’s still too early to evaluate […]


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, Higher Education

How colleges can help undocumented students get the coronavirus vaccine

April 9, 2021

Via: Education Dive

President Joe Biden said during an interview with Univision in February that unauthorized immigrants should be able to get vaccinated against the coronavirus without fearing deportation. Earlier that month, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security also said that it would […]