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Where are the students?

From Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: “‘Exploring the Exodus from Higher Education.’ The study, conducted from January – April 2022, included 11 focus groups and… Read More

New Coursera survey: Industry certificates hold strong appeal for college students and employers

From Forbes: “Coursera conducted the new study in collaboration with the market research firm Dynata, which surveyed 3,600 students and employers across eight countries –… Read More

The most-regretted (and lowest-paying) college majors

From The Washington Post: “Nearly 2 in 5 American college graduates have major regrets. That is, they regret their major. … nearly half of humanities… Read More

The Biden Administration’s national strategy on hunger is a big deal for college students

From New America: “The Biden Administration’s newly announced National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health provides a comprehensive set of actions that could meaningfully address… Read More

It’s not clear whether public-college professors have first amendment rights when they’re teaching

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Professors at public universities have no right to freedom of speech when they teach, lawyers for the State of… Read More

Withholding college transcripts for loan payment is ‘abusive,’ federal agency says

From The Hechinger Report: “Colleges that lend directly to their students cannot later refuse to release students’ transcripts as a way of forcing them to… Read More

How the US can make the apprenticeship model work

From Bloomberg: “Many complain that large and growing skills mismatches prevent them from getting the staff they need. While the Biden administration has pushed for… Read More

Youth apprentices doubled in the past decade—but rewards were uneven

From Work Shift: “The number of youth apprentices in the United States more than doubled in the past decade—but racial and gender gaps barely moved,… Read More

Employers sign on to create almost 500 new apprenticeship programs

From Work Shift: “The White House has launched the Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative—a national network of more than 200 employers and other organizations who have signed… Read More

CBO: White House plan to cancel student loan debt costs $400 billion

From The Washington Post: “A White House plan to cancel student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans will cost roughly $400 billion, according… Read More

What are the Liberal Arts?

From Inside Higher Ed: “What does it mean to study the liberal arts, either at a liberal arts college or within a larger university? The… Read More

Platform helps US students sell slots on oversubscribed courses

From Times Higher Education: “The common problem of oversubscribed courses at US universities has met a possible match in a couple of University of Chicago… Read More

How student debt has contributed to ‘delayed’ adulthood

From The Atlantic: “Student debt can lead many people to defer important life decisions and milestones. In a 2001 survey, 36 percent of young people… Read More

The next chapter for learning on YouTube

From YouTube: “To improve the YouTube experience in educational environments, we’re launching YouTube Player for Education — a new YouTube embedded player that shows content… Read More

Why U.S. News may have to rethink how it creates college rankings

From The Washington Post: “As my Post colleague Nick Anderson wrote, the release of the rankings comes with new complaints about the methodology, as well… Read More

Growing out-of-state enrollment at flagship universities could be worsening the student-debt crisis

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “A recent report from the Brookings Institution found that nearly every state flagship university increased its share of out-of-state… Read More

Can $100 million help student-success programs work together, rather than compete?

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Six nonprofit groups that help low-income and other disadvantaged students graduate from college will receive a $100-million infusion of… Read More

India leapfrogs China in new graduate enrollments

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “India has surged ahead of China to become the leading source of new international graduate students in the United… Read More

Universities call for return of maintenance grants for students in England

From The Guardian: “Steve West, vice-chancellor of the University of the West of England, told the Universities UK annual conference in Leicester that the new… Read More

Are we oversharing on LinkedIn?

Business is human. As the pandemic took hold and many of us were forced to work from home, we lost the casual conversations we used… Read More

‘I can breathe a little bit more.’ How student debt relief will affect 8 borrowers, in their words

From PBS News Hour: “‘The changes will have a significant impact on me, and my family as well. My partner’s remaining student debt will be… Read More

The unasked question about the student loan bailout: What’s colleges’ responsibility?

From The Hechinger Report: “Claudio Martinez followed every step of the process that culminated with President Joe Biden declaring that a part of all that… Read More

Is college worth it? Biden’s loan-forgiveness plan puts the debate in overdrive

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “After Biden announced the loan-cancellation plan, conservatives railed on the unfairness of forgiving student loans but also threw shade… Read More

Borrowers in 7 states may be taxed on their student loan cancellation

From NPR: “While President Biden’s sweeping student debt relief won’t be subject to federal income tax, in seven states borrowers may have to pay state… Read More

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