Higher Education News

Don’t Forget the Role of Humans in Those Tech-Driven ‘Student Success’ Efforts

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 6, 2018 - 6:00am
“Behind every data point is a student,” says a student-affairs leader who has combined data analytics and case management on his campus.
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The Oddest Ballot Measure on Higher Ed? Look to Florida

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 5, 2018 - 5:35pm
Three unrelated issues are included in a single proposed amendment to the state’s Constitution.
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On Election Day, Here’s What Higher Ed Should Watch For.

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 5, 2018 - 5:01pm
The next wave of the free-college movement, budget-cutting governors in jeopardy, and ballot measures that matter: This is what we’ll be tracking as Americans vote.
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How a College Degree ‘Supercharges’ a Divide Among White Voters

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 5, 2018 - 4:26pm
Since 2016, a college education has emerged as a key dividing line. Why is that gap continuing to widen in the Trump era?
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How the Myth of ‘13th Grade’ Derails Students

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 4, 2018 - 4:30pm
They don’t prepare for the transition, colleges don’t help enough, and neither can rely on luck, says the author and advocate Wes Moore.
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Colleges Teach Students How to Think. Should They Also Teach Them How to Thrive?

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 4, 2018 - 4:30pm
A surge in anxiety and depression has played a part in persuading colleges to take a more active role in helping students to shape their lives.
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College Isn’t ‘13th Grade’

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 4, 2018 - 4:30pm
They don’t prepare for the transition, colleges don’t help enough, and neither can rely on luck, says the author and advocate Wes Moore.
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Both Sides at Harvard Trial Agree on One Thing: ‘The Wolf of Racial Bias’ Is at the Door

Chronicle of Higher Education - November 4, 2018 - 2:52pm
Students for Fair Admissions, which alleges that Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants, forced the university to reveal the inner workings of its admissions process. But what did all the evidence add up to?
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