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Unions, colleges win protection for international students

July 15, 2020

Via: AFT News

Kick international students out of the country? Force them to attend in-person classes in the face of a pandemic? That would be a hard “no.” In a resounding victory over the Trump administration’s threat that international students must attend classes […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Equity in College Admissions

July 13, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Wall Street Journal calls the University of California System’s recent decision to eliminate the SAT and ACT in admissions “a historic blow to excellence in higher education,” and declares that the regents have “put racial politics above merit.” The […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Amid coronavirus, educators learn to differentiate, add choice with tech

July 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Rachel Williams is not sure how her classroom will look this fall, but she knows one thing that will continue — her use of video. She started filming short clips as students transitioned to learning from home as a way […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

‘Notable’ June job gains don’t include public education employment

July 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The losses, according to the report, could be in part due to the seasonal changes in education, which sees cyclical dips of about 20% in employment over the summer months. However, unemployment in public education is still significantly higher compared […]


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 […]


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President Speaks: The pandemic shouldn’t stop colleges filling key leadership positions

June 26, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Although we’re in various stages of coronavirus lockdown, not all leadership searches have ground to a halt. Certainly, pausing a search during this pandemic is a valid approach, but other institutions have chosen to move forward decisively to recruit the […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Booms, busts and shopping malls: How Texas community colleges are revamping workforce development

June 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Community colleges have long been tasked with developing their region’s workforce. Yet employers often bemoan that they can’t find workers with the knowledge and abilities they need, and several industries have yawning skills gaps. That’s why earlier this year, Education […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Some colleges say no to housing refunds this fall

June 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

South Florida announced earlier this month that in order to move onto campus, students must agree to an addendum to the college’s housing contract, which states they wouldn’t be eligible for refunds if residence halls closed. Western Carolina followed suit […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Parents Are Getting More Involved in Remote Learning. Is That a Good Thing?

June 2, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Parenting is a tough job in the best of circumstances. And if you’re anything like me, it’s been even harder in the age of COVID-19. The shift to remote learning has been a big adjustment for my kids. And, to […]


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Educators call for schools to be ‘safe havens’ against racism

June 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Education leaders and organizations joined others Monday in condemning a Minneapolis police officer’s killing of a black man last week while urging students and community members to refrain from contributing to the wave of violence that continued to spread over […]