FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Rather than wait to see how her children’s Florida public school would teach students this fall, Erica Chao enrolled her two daughters in a private school that seemed better positioned to provide instruction online during the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic.
A new analysis of ethnic studies and courses at San Francisco State University found that students improved their overall performance across all courses when they passed at least one ethnic studies course.
A newly released Stanford study found that ethnic studies courses for freshmen “boosted the grades, attendance, and course completion of San Francisco students who started high school with an academic record that indicated future failure.”
Tennessee Promise, the new program that pays for first time community college students’ remaining tuition after grants and scholarships, has significantly increased enrollment in the state’s community college system this Fall semester.
A total of 368 teachers in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) announced that they are leaving their jobs to find more affordable accomodations and better pay to accomodate housing expenses.
Trump Administration’s aim to cut $9 billion in federal education programs, puts teacher preparation programs – also referred to as Title II – at risk of losing federal funding, which also means that the quality of education that students receive might suffer.
The ExxonMobil Foundation matched more than $16 million in contributions from employees, directors and retirees and doubled that contribution, pledging a total of $49 million for 840 higher education institutions.
According to Caitlin Zaloom, an anthropologist and associate professor at New York University, family dynamics among middle class Americans have changed due to the high cost and pressure of higher education institutions across the country and around the world.
According to researchers at Yale University, studies have found that women in STEM are less likely to be promoted as lead researchers simply because they haven’t received recognition throughout their career as frequently as male scientists.
A new survey conducted by Ascent Student Loans found that more than half of college students in the U.S. are paying more than half of their total education costs, without the help of grants or other government assistance.