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By John Yang
The use of data to drive decisions is a fairly new shift for many in higher education, and colleges are weighing their ability to know more than ever about their students against the ethical and privacy-related risks that come with…
By Taylor Swaak, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Colleges across the U.S. are pulling students from study abroad programs in Russia, ending research partnerships and cutting financial ties to condemn the invasion of Ukraine.
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…
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…
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