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3 Steps Colleges and Universities Can Take to Improve Campus Conditions Amid a Pandemic

EdNews Daily

Guest article by Brian Miller College enrollment was down this fall due to fears of COVID-19. Purdue University, for example, put testing protocols in place and installed Plexiglas barriers in classrooms.

More colleges and universities outsource services to for-profit companies

The Hechinger Report

The Tufts University campus was a quiet place in the fall, where students were scolded to stay in their dorms, checked frequently for Covid-19 and — if they tested positive — quarantined in modular housing set up on the tennis courts. Recruiting and admissions consulting: $15 billion.


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Analysis: hundreds of colleges and universities show financial warning signs

The Hechinger Report

Dozens of colleges and universities nationwide started 2020 already under financial stress. They’d spent the past decade grappling with declining enrollments and weakening support from state governments. Colleges in Crisis. Getting a college degree was their dream.

OPINION: We must invest in engines of opportunity, our public colleges and universities

The Hechinger Report

In a fifth-grade science experiment with a homemade wooden maze and two hamsters, I tried to prove that his anti-seizure medication, not his lack of intelligence, had made him “slow.”. We are not made from whole cloth in college.

Some colleges and universities are bringing the classroom to the workplace

The Hechinger Report

Student Chris Provencher sharpening the edges of a ski in a rental shop where he works as part of Castleton University’s resort and hospitality management program, taught at the Killington ski area. “We We get to hear the theory and then go right to work and apply it,” Provencher says.

Kajeet Announces Launch of 2022 Homework Gap Grant Program for K-12 Schools and Districts, Colleges and Universities, and Public Libraries

eSchool News

PRWEB) JANUARY 13, 2022 — Kajeet® , a leading provider of IoT connectivity, software and hardware solutions that deliver safe, reliable and controlled internet connectivity to nearly 3,000 customers, today announced the launch of its 2022 Homework Gap Grant Program. and Canada.

How slavery helped build many U.S. colleges and universities

The Hechinger Report

Dozens of American colleges and universities are investigating their historic ties to the slave trade and debating how to atone. Profits from slavery and related industries helped fund some of the most prestigious schools in the Northeast, including Harvard, Columbia, Princeton and Yale. And in many southern states — including the University of Virginia — enslaved people built college campuses and served faculty and students.

STUDENT VOICE: “Colleges and universities need to remove barriers that prevent Native students from thriving in college”

The Hechinger Report

As a kid, I changed my mind a few times about what I wanted to be when I grew up: first an anthropologist, then a doctor, and now a psychologist. That’s why I am pursuing a bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. Higher education has always represented a significant milestone for me — my heart is with my people, and I know that I can serve Indian Country better by expanding my mind.

PODCAST: How colleges and universities are acknowledging their slaveholding pasts

The Hechinger Report

It’s no secret that many of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious colleges and the universities along the eastern seaboard have historic ties to slavery. Now, a new movement is calling for colleges and universities to acknowledge and atone for their slaveholding pasts. When Meli Colomb enters Georgetown University as a freshman, it won’t be the first time she sets foot on the campus.

OPINION: America’s colleges and universities have a serious revenue problem

The Hechinger Report

The facts are clear and inescapable. The comprehensive fee – tuition, fees, room and board – will approach $70,000 a year at a number of high sticker priced colleges and universities. Related: The looming decline of the public research university. Students and their families are voting with their feet, with 46 percent of first-time students beginning or having had some experience in community colleges.

New study shows more degrees earned at colleges and universities that serve minorities

The Hechinger Report

The official federal graduation rates for colleges and universities that serve large numbers of black, Latino and Asian students significantly underestimate how many of their students are earning degrees, according to a new report. Graduation rates at minority-serving colleges. The difference lies in which students were included and how they were tracked through college.

Colleges and universities join together to survive enrollment and financial problems

The Hechinger Report

Clark Atlanta University students Destiny Rudolph, Delaina Mims, Charles Finch and Jewel Cannon meet on the steps of the Joseph W. Woodruff Library, which is shared among four Atlanta colleges and universities. ATLANTA — A business major at Clark Atlanta University, Delaina Mims said she spends at least eight hours a day at the Robert W. Related: In-demand graduate programs become a cash cow for colleges in financial distress.

As Cyber Attacks Increase, the Time is Right for Colleges and Universities to Consider Zero Trust Security Approaches


Okay, so this is clearly not an instructional technology topic, but as CIO and acting CISO at The College of Westchester, I appreciate the importance of making more school administrators and. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Cyber Safety Awareness and Prevention

Why are colleges and universities handing over more than half of their tuition to online program managers?

The Hechinger Report

. In three years, no one will be able to explain why it was that colleges and universities continued to hand more than half of their tuition to companies marketing and supporting their online programs – the online program managers. Ten years ago, there were no high quality online programs, no best practices, no proven platforms and very few school leaders willing to take the financial and reputational risk of going online.

Report finds a drop in Black enrollment at most top public colleges and universities

The Hechinger Report

The United States is becoming more diverse, but its most selective public colleges and universities are not. At almost 60 percent of these colleges and universities, the percentage of Black students has actually declined since 2000, the report found.

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If black lives matter, so do historically black colleges and universities

The Hechinger Report

The Founder’s Library at Howard University in Washington, DC. The abolitionist, statesman and civil rights leader Frederick Douglass said that denying a person an education means adding another link in the chain of their servitude. They know that as soon as the Civil War commenced and enslaved blacks left plantations, they looked for new places to live and new schools to attend. And that’s exactly what Stanley Nelson’s new documentary about HBCUs does.

As feds pull back, states step in to regulate for-profit colleges and universities

The Hechinger Report

In exchange for the median $161,910 graduates had borrowed to pay tuition, fees and other costs, according to the American Bar Association , only 45 percent were passing the bar exam. And the federal agency that oversees the law school and other for-profit colleges like it, the U.S. Department of Education, found that it had made “substantial misrepresentations” to students about its accreditation and the odds of their success.

Studying Slavery’s Legacy in Education


The Universities Studying Slavery consortium has brought together nearly 100 colleges and universities in the U.S. and internationally, along with a handful of private K-12 schools

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Social Media Manager Advocacy Toolkit

Dr. Josie Ahlquist

A July 2022 survey from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources found that 57.2% If there’s one thing you should know about me: I’m a social media manager advocate.

College or Career? The answer isn’t what you’d expect for males

Ask a Tech Teacher

I read an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal discussing the dramatic decline in men applying for and graduating from two and four-year colleges. colleges and universities had 1.5 What to do when Johnny wants career, not college?

Another reason to end the SAT: Future Entrepreneurs

EdNews Daily

It seems wrong to have a major determinant of who gets accepted at colleges and universities around […]. Featured Technology college admission

CENIC Network Adds City of Los Angeles

The Journal

The City of Los Angeles has joined the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC), a 100 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) research and education network, providing California schools, colleges and universities with high-speed access to the city's data and services

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Q&A: Victor Hicks on Blending Computer Science with Culture

EdTech Magazine

Since mid-2020, the Coding with Culture program has offered project-based courses that incorporate cultural elements and computer science–based instruction. EdTech spoke with Victor Hicks — known as Coach Hicks — the program’s founder and a STEM teacher at St.

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How schools can meet demand for a $4 Billion industry


K-12 schools, colleges and universities are scrambling to meet student demand for eSports programs that teach essential career and life skills. Strategic thinking and problem solving are the foundation for competitive eSports, technical careers, and post-graduate success

How Micro-credentials Can Support Social Mobility in Rural Communities

Digital Promise

In a rapidly changing economy, micro-credentialing has emerged as a time-saving and cost-effective method to help learners gain recognition for their skills. They can be earned asynchronously and stacked together to demonstrate readiness for in-demand jobs.

CDW Announces Scholarship Opportunities Through New Legacy Excellence Program

EdTech Magazine

The new partnership between these HBCUs and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) aims to “create a pathway towards leadership for diverse students,” according to the press release. The CDW LEP, along with investment and

Cloud-Based Technology Expands STEM’s Reach

EdTech Magazine

Science, technology, engineering and math classes expose K–12 students to science- and technology-focused career paths, which can lead to some of the most sought-after jobs in the market.

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K-12 End-of-Year Tests Were Eliminated in 2020-21, but Will They Ever Come Back?

EdNews Daily

By Craig Jones In higher education, it has become increasingly clear that colleges and universities are on a path to remove all ACT and SAT requirements. Schools across the country have become accustomed to taking tests and repeatedly exposing our nation’s opportunity gap.

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How to protect your district from ransomware attacks

eSchool News

As with almost every industry, COVID-19 has required educational institutions to embrace digital technology for remote learning and student, teacher, and internal administrative meetings and collaboration. Cybercrime is up, and no school or university is immune.

Competitive Edge: Outfitting Esports Teams with Performance in Mind

EdTech Magazine

The popularity of esports programs at colleges and universities has been trickling down to K–12 schools over the past few years, but crisis conditions have supercharged this shift.

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The Campus Reimagined: Tactics and Tech for a Hybrid Learning Environment


That’s a dramatic statement, but with fall sports already being postponed until the spring in some parts of the country and most colleges and universities going either entirely online or to a hybrid learning environment, it certainly is an accurate statement.

Investing in Educators is Crucial for Remote Learning

EdNews Daily

and many K-12 schools, colleges, and universities find themselves in a similar situation to what they experienced in the spring: teaching and learning in a virtual environment. Now having this knowledge and experience to draw upon, we must not forget to […].

The University And The Future of Work


Are we prepared – or are colleges and universities preparing students – for the new world of work? . StratEDgy


High School Curricula and Career Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

College enrollment among high school grads grew during the early 2010’s, leveling off about 2017 when it began to drop to a current low of about 62%, approx. The current trend among some colleges of not requiring ACT or SAT scores hasn’t stopped the fall.

Why is Digital Curation so Important for Educators in 2018?


Image Source I’ve been working with schools, colleges and universities for nearly 8 years. Working to promote entrepreneurship and digital skills to make young people more employable and teach them. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Free Tools & Resources Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources Professional Development _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics

Slow WiFi on Campus? How to Measure Wireless Performance at Universities


When you think about the 2,827 public and private, four-year degree granting education institutions in the United States, that’s a lot of students, faculty, and staff! million students attending American colleges and universities. To be more precise, there are 19.9 Higher Education HigherEd WiFi Performance Wireless Network Performance

Outstanding must have Characteristics of Remote Proctoring Software

Think Exam

The ongoing health crisis has moved education and talent assessment online. Since nobody knows how long the examination will take, companies, colleges, and universities will be working online.

Outstanding must have Characteristics of Remote Proctoring Software

Think Exam

The ongoing health crisis has moved education and talent assessment online. Since nobody knows how long the examination will take, companies, colleges, and universities will be working online.

A Real and Present Student Data Privacy Threat

Doug Levin

A chilling, must-read study report just released (May 2015) by the Center for Community Alternatives (CCA), “ Education Suspended: The Use of High School Disciplinary Records in College Admissions ” should serve as a clarion call to advocates and policymakers to broaden their focus on what exactly is at issue with respect to student data privacy and how we must move forward as a sector to address it.

5 Campus Wi-Fi Trends Every College CIO Needs to Follow


The higher education IT landscape is constantly changing, especially when you’re focusing on Wi-Fi and networking. College and University campuses are among the most demanding wireless environments in existence today. What used to be fairly straightforward, is no longer simple or one size fits all. Wireless Network Design Higher Education HigherEd Strategy