Higher Education

Japan should reopen border to international students

The Japanese government is expected to announce new border measures that would allow the entry of international students, ending months of uncertainty for thousands of them. As early as November 8, Tokyo could roll out new travel rules, which will go into effect within the month, according to early national …

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Indiana sees further drop in college enrollment statewide

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (AP) – Fall enrollment at Indiana public colleges has declined again statewide, with only flagship campuses at Indiana and Purdue universities and some sites in the ‘Ivy Tech Community College reporting earnings. The Indiana Commission for Higher Education said the 2.6% overall drop in graduate-seeking students this …

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How postcolonial theory can help shape STEM research

GLOBAL Many recent titles covering the public debate on the role of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in public education have highlighted long-standing political grievances. While some of these debates are probably done in good faith, many are pretexts to resist responsibility for the impacts of racism and colonialism. But academic …

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Fixing For Profit College Fraud

Researchers advocate improved regulations to reduce fraudulent practices used by for-profit schools. As recently as last month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued formal notice of 70 for-profit colleges and universities for potentially deceptive conduct in the higher education market. By issuing a notice of criminal offenses, the FTC clarified …

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Territorium and ETS enter into licensing agreement

Logo of Territorium, a global education technology companyTerritoryTerritorium, a global education technology company, has announced an agreement with ETS, a non-profit organization focused on research and learning assessments, for an exclusive license of assessment suite content HEIghten Outcomes. The Suite is a tool for colleges and universities to measure student …

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Cutting funding for mathematics would betray the future

Mathematics has a strange ability to solve problems that don’t yet exist. Nobel Prize-winning physicist Eugene Wigner called this “unreasonable efficiency of mathematics.” He described, for example, how “very rare sightings” of an apple falling from a tree led to our understanding of a whole dynamic planetary framework. Mathematics currently …

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Texas Public University Enrollment Outpaces Community College Enrollment For First Time Since 1990s | Education

The number of students attending Texas community colleges fell below enrollment at four-year universities in the state for the first time since the 1990s, as many two-year schools continue to face strong demand. declining enrollments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Council. Community colleges …

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