Higher Education

It’s time to clean up the hustle and bustle of for-profit colleges

Too many for-profit colleges bury students in debt in exchange for worthless degrees. These operations use cut-throat sales tactics to trap a constant stream of new students and convince them to take out government guaranteed loans. They charge tuition fees that far exceed the value of the education they provide. …

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Higher education reforms for 2022

The Wilson Library on the University of North Carolina campus at Chapel Hill (Jonathan Drake / Reuters) Each year around this time, the staff at Center Martin put together a list of reforms and improvements that we would like to see adopted (or at least considered) in the coming year. …

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CCPS to participate in virtual training January 3-7, 2022 – Charles County Public Schools

Due to a current high COVID-19 positive percentage rate for Charles County and high demand for testing, Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) will reopen from winter break on Monday 3 January 2022, for virtual education. Students will participate in virtual education for the week of January 3-7. Any expansion of …

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University of Nebraska at Kearney wants to eliminate major in philosophy | Education

Drozda first took a philosophy course in the first year. He was so intrigued by the course that he took another and decided to integrate a minor. As he became more involved in the program, he chose to make philosophy one of his majors. Drozda was unaware that the program …

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Laurent ‘Larry’ Mann | Obituary

CHAMPAIGN – Lawrence “Larry” Mann, 74, of Champaign died on Tuesday December 21, 2021 at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Born and raised in Springfield, he was the son of the late Elwood Mann and Lorena (McGavic) Mann and graduated in 1965 from Griffith High School. Larry received a …

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Post-doc position in freshwater ecology within the framework of the DRyVER project with MASARYK UNIVERSITY

department Department of Botany and Zoology – Faculty of Science Deadline January 16, 2022 Start date February-March 2022 Type of employment fulltime Working area Science and research Bursar of the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University announces open competition for the position Post Doc in freshwater ecology in the DRyVER …

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Books on higher education for Christmas

The James G. Martin Center has a large library of higher education books, but there is always more than we’d like to have. Sometimes supporters acquire books for us and, in the spirit of a letter to Santa Claus, Jenna Robinson lists ten books here that we would like to …

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The impact of menstruation on ‘neglected’ university education

The disruption of college education by menstruation has been virtually ignored in the West, even though it affects more than half of the student body. A systematic review found that severe period pain affects the academic performance of students around the world, forcing them to leave campus and undermining their …

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Missouri Higher Education Bills to Watch Out for • Missouri Independent

This story was originally published by the Kansas City Beacon. Expanding state financial aid programs, banning COVID-19 vaccine requirements on campus, and restricting racism and sexism classes are just a few of the subjects of the laws. on higher education proposed by the Missouri legislature. The next legislative session begins …

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UC and CSU systems exclude thousands of eligible students

(TNS) – If it seems harder than ever to get into University of California and California State University, it is. Almost half of California high school graduates are now eligible for admission to the state’s two public university systems, up from a third in 2008. The share of them applying …

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