Higher Education

The Day – Legalized Marijuana Drives Change in Higher Education

Legalizing marijuana in many states presents many challenges for college and university administrators. Excessive cannabis use can lead to the same problems as those caused by excessive alcohol consumption, such as erratic driving, fighting, vandalism, theft, etc. This is due to THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the psychoactive component in marijuana that causes …

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ResponsiveEd partnership increases access to higher education

Photo: Submitted A new partnership between Texas A&M University-Commerce and Responsive Education Solutions (ResponsiveEd) opens up new opportunities for thousands of students and educators who want to advance their education. ResponsiveEd is a Lewisville-based, non-profit charter school company that operates 70 school campuses with five distinct educational models in Texas …

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Renewing the promise of higher education

The policy must take into account the critical challenges of completion, cost, relevance and, ultimately, value. Getty Images Today I had the privilege of speaking to the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee. The Sub-Committee convened a hearing to address Expanding access to higher education and the …

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