Supporting Incarcerated Students With Second Chance Pell
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by Laurie Arnston
3d ago
Title: Pell for Incarcerated Students Working Group Report Source: National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) The signing of the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act canceled the ban on access to Pell Grants for formerly or currently incarcerated adults. This will provide over 700,000 incarcerated adults with opportunities to pursue postsecondary education, whether on a... Read more » The post <strong>Supporting Incarcerated Students With Second Chance Pell</strong> appeared first on Higher Education Today ..read more
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Capacity Building for Shared Equity Leadership
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by ACE
3w ago
By Jordan Harper, Natsumi Ueda, and Elizabeth Holcombe Join us for a webinar Jan. 31 to discuss our upcoming report on capacity building for Shared Equity Leadership. Register here. Over the past three years, the American Council on Education (ACE) and the University of Southern California (USC) have been working together to study new ways... Read more » The post Capacity Building for Shared Equity Leadership appeared first on Higher Education Today ..read more
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Streamlining the Transfer of Credit Process
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by ACE
1M ago
Title: Holistic Credit Mobility: Centering Learning in Credential Completion Authors: Sarah Pingel, Chau-Fang Lin, Martin Kurzweil Source: Ithaka S+R Highly mobile students (students who experience multiple entries or withdrawal points at one or multiple institutions) face degree completion barriers regarding the transfer and acceptance of credentials due to inconsistent institutional and state policies, according to... Read more » The post Streamlining the Transfer of Credit Process appeared first on Higher Education Today ..read more
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The Equity/Excellence Imperative in Undergraduate Education
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by ACE
1M ago
Title: The Equity/Excellence Imperative: A 2030 Blueprint for Undergraduate Education at U.S. Research Universities Author: The Boyer 2030 Commission Source: Association for Undergraduate Education at Research Universities Research institutions have long been known as places for transformative learning that contribute to the public good. With present societal challenges, research universities can position themselves as catalysts... Read more » The post The Equity/Excellence Imperative in Undergraduate Education appeared first on Higher Education Today ..read more
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Working Learners and Work Colleges: Innovating at the Intersection of Education and Life
A Higher Education Blog by the American Council on Education
by ACE
1M ago
 By Vickie Choitz and Louis Soares “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next.” —Arundhati RoyFinancial Times, April 3, 2020 In the early months of COVID-19, novelist Arundhati Roy suggested that... Read more » The post <strong>Working Learners and Work Colleges: Innovating at the Intersection of Education and Life</strong> appeared first on Higher Education Today ..read more
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Guidelines for Continuing or Changing Campus Vaccine Requirements
A Higher Education Blog by the American Council on Education
by Laurie Arnston
1M ago
Title: Considerations for Campus Decisionmakers Announcing Continuation of or Changes to Vaccine Requirements Author: American College Health Association The American College Health Association (ACHA) recently released a brief on what colleges and universities might consider when continuing or revising their campus vaccine requirements. The ACHA noted that vaccine requirements have long been in use for... Read more » The post Guidelines for Continuing or Changing Campus Vaccine Requirements appeared first on Higher Education Today ..read more
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Redefining Prestige
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by Laurie Arnston
2M ago
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has laid out plans to hold higher education more accountable for student success. We owe it to our students—and ourselves—to embrace his vision. By Devorah Lieberman Nearly six in 10 students who attend the University of La Verne identify as Hispanic, half of our undergraduates are low-income students, and more than... Read more » The post Redefining Prestige appeared first on Higher Education Today ..read more
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New Report Finds Pell Grant Increasingly Does Not Cover Cost of Public Higher Education
A Higher Education Blog by the American Council on Education
by Laurie Arnston
2M ago
Title: The Growing Gap: Public Higher Education’s Declining Affordability for Pell Grant Recipients Source: National College Attainment Network (NCAN) Students who receive Pell Grants regularly turn to public two- and four-year colleges and universities for affordable and accessible higher education. However, a new report from the National College Attainment Network (NCAN) found Pell Grant students... Read more » The post New Report Finds Pell Grant Increasingly Does Not Cover Cost of Public Higher Education appeared first on Higher Education Today ..read more
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Why Climate Action Is in Higher Education’s Best Interest
A Higher Education Blog by the American Council on Education
by Laurie Arnston
3M ago
By Philip P. DiStefano The University of Colorado Boulder is proud to be cohosting the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit with the United Nations Human Rights Office on campus December 1–4. This landmark summit is an opportunity for worldwide participants to learn more about climate change through the lens of human rights from... Read more » The post Why Climate Action Is in Higher Education’s Best Interest appeared first on Higher Education Today ..read more
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Annual Report on State Financial Aid Funding Released
A Higher Education Blog by the American Council on Education
by Laurie Arnston
3M ago
Title: 52nd Annual Survey Report on State-Sponsored Student Financial Aid, 2020-2021 Academic Year Author: National Association of State Student Grant Aid Programs The National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs (NASSGAP) recently released an annual survey report on state student aid programs. The report highlights how states are funding student financial aid by... Read more » The post Annual Report on State Financial Aid Funding Released appeared first on Higher Education Today ..read more
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