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Is College Still Worth the Cost? Most Traditional Age Students and Families Say Yes, According to Survey

The overwhelming majority of undergraduates aged 18 to 24 and their families (89%) still believe a college degree opens doors despite the hefty cost, according to the 2021 survey “How America Pays for College” from student loan lender Sallie Mae.

July 23, 2021 | Diverse Education
LA-Tech.org Provides 1,000 Tech Internships to Underrepresented LA Students

LA-Tech.org, a nonprofit dedicated to introducing underrepresented LA communities to the tech sector, will provide 1,000 paid internships to students over the next two years.

July 16, 2021 | Diverse Education
To Address Low Representation of Black Teachers, Experts Suggests Focusing on Retention

Around 25 years ago, students of color represented four in 10 of the public-school population. Now, the number has increased to one out of every two students. However, despite this, the population of male educators has remained at 2% for almost a decade.

May 20, 2021 | Diverse Education
Survey: Quarter of Last Year’s High Schoolers Decided to Delay College Plans Due to Pandemic

A survey has found that a quarter of last year’s high school students decided to delay college plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WBMA reported.

April 20, 2021 | Diverse Education
California Competes Brief Explains Cradle-to-Career Data System to Policymakers

a new brief titled, “The Cradle-to-Career Data System Governance Options, Explained,” California Competes offers analysis about the state’s Cradle-to-Career Data System to policymakers.

April 7, 2021 | Diverse Education
Report: Employers Project Hiring More New College Graduates

According to a recent report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employers are projecting to hire 7.2% more new college graduates from the Class of 2021 than they did from last year’s class. This marks a rebound from Fall 2020, when employers projected hiring 0.1% less from the Class of 2021.

April 6, 2021 | Diverse Education
Report Shows How COVID-19 Is Impacting the Community College Experience

A survey of students at 38 community colleges details how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the most vulnerable.

March 25, 2021 | Diverse Education
As Pandemic Lifts, Student Mental Health Needs Shift

Students are still finding it incredibly difficult to cope with the uncertainty brought on by the pandemic. That’s because even good changes – like being able to resume more activities the pandemic has forced students to miss out on – bring about uncertainty, and students are experiencing those changes across a vast spectrum. Some students are feeling hope, others are coping with loss, and some are expressing ambivalence.

March 24, 2021 | Diverse Education
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