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The number of Hispanic-serving institutions in the United States decreased during the 2020–21 academic year, from 569 to 559, the first drop in two decades, according to an annual analysis by Excelencia in Education, an organization focused on Latino student success.
Workforce Talent Educators Association wants to recognize, and conceivably accredit, institutions for how successfully they prepare students for work.
Some four-year colleges place too much emphasis on mathematics in admissions, specifically whether students have done well in calculus, limiting access as a result, said a report by Just Equations and the National Association for College Admission Counseling.
For many young people, school is anything but a warm, supportive, nurturing environment. Rather, it’s a highly stratified place characterized by intense competition, arbitrary authority, and boredom. It doesn't have to be this way, writes David Labaree, Stanford’s eminent sociolologist of higher education.
A new report released by the nonprofit Southern Regional Education Board looks at dual-enrollment programs across 16 states, breaking down variances, shared elements and practices worth watching. It finds differences in how such programs are funded, student eligibility, workforce and educational goals, and more.
New reports from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center and some states show an “unprecedented” decline in college enrollment among high school graduates—especially the most underserved.
Congress passed a temporary measure to avoid a government shutdown, but that means higher education spending levels will remain as is until February—at least.
A team of students is producing a podcast that seeks to undercut the stigma of attending a community college while answering the larger question of what it means for a college to be considered a “good school.”
Podium Education partners with institutions to give undergraduates hands-on technological experience in digital marketing, coding and data analytics.