Lynne Maguire, Board Chair of World Learning Inc., discusses how the organization’s core values impact its educational services and helps students prepare for study abroad programs. This interview was produced in collaboration with WHUT (Howard University Television).
Private colleges and four-year universities are competing for community college students, as they represent a part of the student population that is hard-working, motivated, and oftentimes, an alternative to first-year competition.
State funding has drastically decreased for public institutions, including universities, colleges and nonprofits since the Great Recession, and now these institutions struggle to regain financial momentum.
Studies have found that many parents choose to delay their child’s entry into school in order to avoid having them be the youngest one in class and instead be the oldest one in class. That practice is called “redshirting.”
Reading requires patience and determination and also requires of the reader a certain level of contemplation and understanding in the process. Hundreds of studies have shown that reading helps children develop socially and emotionally and also helps them communicate better.
PHOENIX (AP) — Samuel Lavi knew he’d have to find unique ways to stay connected to refugee families when the coronavirus pandemic shut down Valencia Newcomer School. Parents and students speak more than a dozen languages, and they’d need help navigating the technology around remote learning.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation released a report on Monday decrying the slim odds for high-achieving, low-income students of being admitted to elite colleges and universities, ultimately recommending a “poverty preference” to increase low-income student representation.
California must reevaluate how it makes decisions about funding for higher education if the state wants to ensure the success of its students and residents, and drive their active and significant contributions to society, a recent report from College Futures Foundation explains.