26 juin 2016

College Majors and Voting

HomeBy Ellen Wexler. On college campuses, voter turnout is low. But voting behavior varies widely across disciplines and regions, a new study finds. Read more...

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More State Funds, on One Condition

HomeBy Ellen Wexler. To receive portions of the money allocated to them in the new state budget, California's public universities will need to admit more in-state students. Read more...

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Moody's: Funding Cuts in Kansas Threaten Universities

HomeBy Paul Fain. Moody's, the credit ratings agency, this week said it changed its financial outlook to negative for three of the seven public universities in Kansas. Read more...

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For-Profit College Association Changes Name

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) has changed its name to Career Education Colleges and Universities. Read more...

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White House Starts Higher Ed 'Fair Chance' Pledge

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The White House on Friday announced a "Fair Chance" higher education pledge, in which colleges make pledges to help those who have been accused or convicted of crimes get a second chance at improving their lives and building their education and careers. Read more...

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Video Shows Shooting and Heroism at Seattle Pacific

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Following a lengthy court fight, officials have released a video showing a shooting and a heroic student stopping the shooter at Seattle Pacific University in 2014, The Seattle Times reported. Read more...

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ACT Starts Center on Equity in Education

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. ACT on Wednesday announced the creation of the ACT Center for Equity in Learning, which will bring together many of the organization's research efforts and other initiatives designed to promote equity in education. Read more...

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25 juin 2016

South Carolina House Introduces Bill to Expand Course Options for Public School Students

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. A South Carolina bill to expand public school students’ access to credit-bearing courses from public schools, colleges, nonprofit organizations, employers, and other course providers was introduced in the House on April 14, 2016. More...

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College Board and Khan Academy ‘revolutionising’ student learning in US

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. As students in the US receive their SAT test results, the university preparation association, the College Board and online learning platform, the Khan Academy are celebrating an unparalleled online learning uptake by the nation’s students. More...

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06 juin 2016

Trump victory would deter international students, NAFSA told

By Mary Beth Marklein. A contentious climate on Capitol Hill poses challenges for anyone’s policy agenda in the United States this year. But the 2016 election season is further complicating the goals of advocates for global learning, who gathered last week in Denver in the US for the 68th annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Read more...

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