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Nearly 200,000 more California college students could receive state assistance for tuition and living expenses under one of the largest expansions of the Cal Grant financial aid program ever proposed, according to details released Tuesday.
COVID-19 has deeply impacted how, why, and when students successfully engage in coursework. Jacquelyn Whiting shares insights on how to increase authentic student engagement.
Financial aid applications are dropping in California, especially among low-income students.
Colleges and Universities Must Revise Traditional Model, Ensure Technological Resources, Focus on Partnerships
Dr. Isaac Brundage shares reflections on how higher education can pivot to better support students during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two new gold-standard studies provide compelling evidence that project-based learning is an effective strategy for all students—including historically marginalized ones.
An education program is immersing underprivileged students in Ivy League classes, and the students’ success has raised questions about how elite university gatekeepers determine college prospects.
Fewer low-income, first-generation, Black and Hispanic students are applying to college for the coming year than in the past, while their wealthier classmates have been less affected by the restrictions imposed in response to covid-19.
Ohio’s Butler Tech adapted during the pandemic to move ahead with a model that allows most Fridays to be used for exploratory and vocational options.
Programs like Federal Work-Study and apprenticeships get short shrift, but they could help millions of people get educated and trained, Ryan Craig argues.