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By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
College is a time of major transition and of stress. During the pandemic, students have been struggling to cope with ever-increasing levels of mental distress among students. A recent study by The American College Health Association found that one in…
By John Yang, Claire Mufson
Shortly before the pandemic, NewsHour traveled to Georgia and spoke with two high school seniors, Audrey McNeal and Shaylon Walker. Now in their first year of college, here's their Brief But Spectacular takes on race and being underestimated.
It’s been a brutal academic year for higher education, with enrollment down in the fall more than 560,000 undergraduate students compared to 2019. But there has been at least one area of growth at many schools: short-term programs that help…
As the new academic year gets underway, college students, parents, administrators and faculty are deliberating over whether it will be safe to hold in-person classes and resume dorm life. And residents of the surrounding towns and cities worry about the…
By John Yang
For higher education, the pandemic has forced major questions about affordability and cost into the spotlight. Both students and parents are hesitant to spend tens of thousands of dollars on classes taken via video, and many feel that the loss…
By Charlotte West, The Hechinger Report
With their summer jobs and internships canceled and anxiety about getting Covid-19 — or just succumbing to boredom — college students have found one type of work that they largely can do at home this summer: mentoring younger students to…
By Jeffrey Brown
New rules for foreign college students have stunned American academic institutions. The Department of Homeland Security announced Monday that all of the roughly 1 million international students currently enrolled in the U.S. must attend at least one in-person class this…
Colleges and universities across the country are wrestling with how and when to reopen for classes in the fall. While some are planning to bring students and faculty back to campus, others feel such a move would be unwise and…
College sports, while currently on hold, represent big business, with billions of dollars at stake. It has long been debated whether student athletes should be compensated, or at least better able to access the money they help earn. On Wednesday,…
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