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Knoxville College, the historically Black college in Tennessee, announced last week that it has plans to apply for grants under the U.S. Department of Interior to restore and preserve buildings on campus. Knoxville College Any awarded grants would help restore the 143-year-old college’s historic buildings and expand their listings on the National Register of Historic Places, according to Knox News. Officials are working to complete three renovation projects with the
Brookdale Community College has until March 1 to show the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that it has “internal controls and processes to ensure ongoing consistent ethical behavior” and uses “assessment results for the improvement of educational effectiveness” or the college will lose its accreditation, according to the Asbury Park Press. The college received the warning notice of two unmet accreditation standards from the commission in a letter in
In 1455, Johannes Gutenberg did what no one had done before. He printed the first major book, using movable metal type. Books became the gold standard of information storage because they could finally be easily reproduced and shared. From that day forward, the printed book became the foundation of the educational publishing industry.Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks.Those
Nick Mack, a fourth-grade teacher in Burlington, Vermont, says his students are at a transformative stage of their early education. “Around fourth grade, students transition from just reading for reading’s sake—or just for pleasure—to reading for understanding content,” he explains. But if students are reading inefficiently, it means they can’t get enough information from the text to develop background knowledge—or to acquire vocabulary. We're not born with the ability to
The USC Race and Equity Center is helping institutions achieve equity goals through its robust evidence-based work.
Recruitment experts say institutions aren't doing enough to measure the impact of their efforts to attract and retain a diverse student body.
A conservative court, an opposed administration and several lawsuits in progress suggest colleges that rely on race-conscious admissions should be ready to change their approach.
Wed, 10/17/2018Top NewsUNC-Chapel Hill will announce a new $20 million scholarship fund that will help cover costs for middle income undergraduates from North Carolina. With a $5 million gift from former UNC President Erskine Bowles, UNC has launched the Blue Sky Scholars program. UNC will announce the program on Friday on the university’s 225th birthday.