What does the future hold for student data privacy? Earlier this month, Education Week’s Andrew Ujifusa penned a preview of all of the many education issues that could surface in 2018. Ujifusa highlighted ongoing efforts in areas such as career and technical education, juvenile justice, and higher education. He also noted the need for a jumpstart on issues such as Head Start, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Read more
A decade ago, most students were utilizing online courses to complete one or two courses that they needed to complete their degrees at colleges they were attending. But now a new study completed by the Babson Survey Research Group has found that college students are using online courses in new and different ways. The study explored the use of online courses at more than 4,700 colleges and universities. Read more
Chances are you have heard rumors that the Federal Work-Study will soon be canceled, due to coming government cuts in funding to college education. At the time we publish this post, those rumors seem to be nothing more than rumors, and it seems that the Federal Work-Study program is not under direct fire.
That’s the good news. But even so, we would like to utilize today’s post to dispel some common misconceptions about what the Work-Study Program is and how it works. Read more
How have recent changes in U.S. immigration policy affected the number of non-U.S. students who are applying to study at American universities? Read more
When college students decide to major in English language and literature, common wisdom holds that their parents are unlikely to react less than positively. Some of the most stereotypical responses students can expect, according to common lore, can be expected to be . . .
- “I’m paying all that college tuition so you can major in English?”
- “What kind of job are you going to get as an English major?”
- “Couldn’t you think of a major that stands a better chance of getting you a high-paying job?”