Students from abroad have been increasingly important to American institutions’ enrollment strategies. But that’s not the whole story, says ACE’s Robin Matross Helms.
President Obama is scheduled to release his budget for FY 2016 on Feb. 2 and reportedly will request an end to sequestration, the across-the-board automatic spending cuts first imposed in 2013.
The latest findings from the nation’s first effort to benchmark the persistence patterns of non-first-time (NFT) college students indicate that NFT students are more likely to complete an associate degree and less likely to drop out if they combine full-time and part-time enrollment.
President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address January 20, 2015 Link to full remarks
In honor of the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, a national day dedicated to giving back to the community, we wanted to highlight several of the many institutions who were chosen for the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
As Congress works to block the president’s executive action on immigration reform, a quick look at the confusion caused by state immigration policies from a recent Center for American Progress report:
Researchers and education professionals will gather March 2-4 in San Francisco at the Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education to discuss how to accelerate educational improvement through the discipline of improvement science.
For a summary of the proposal and media reaction, see: FRIDAY BUZZ: President Obama Proposes Two Years of Free Community College