Public Perceptions of Education and Work in the Wake of COVID-19

Since April 1, Strada Education Network conducted a weekly national survey to capture the impact of COVID-19 on Americans’ lives, work, and education.

New Report: Education, Race, and Jobs in the COVID-19 Crisis

Georgetown University Center on Education and Workforce recently released a blog on how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted the most vulnerable members of the population.

Department of Education’s Final Section 117 Information Collection Request Continues to Overstep Statutory Authority

The Education Department has chosen to dismiss the higher education community’s previously expressed concerns about the new reporting requirements for foreign gifts and contracts, releasing a new reporting portal on June 22. The first deadline under the new system is July 31.

New Report Finds Gaps Persist in Higher Education Enrollment

The Pell Institute for the Study of Higher Education and Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy at the University of Pennsylvania (PENN AHEAD) recently released a joint 2020 Indicators of Higher Education Equity report.

Fall 2020 Preview: Adapting in the Midst of Uncertainty

A piece from Inside Higher Ed breaks down some of the choices facing institutions, as schools contend with whether to adopt an in-person, fully online, or hybrid format of instruction; shorten the semester (by starting later and/or ending earlier); reduce density by alter class schedules; and how to enforce physical social distancing, among others.

Disaggregating Data To Unmask Inequity

A recently released policy brief from the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) and the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) argues that the way in which colleges and universities are required to collect and report race and ethnicity data on students often masks areas of inequity.

Teaching for Social Solidarity: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a Time of COVID-19

Teaching during the pandemic is demonstrating that the challenges from COVID-19 go beyond the drastic health and economic consequences we are confronting—they are also social. The primary lesson is simple: in a time of physical distancing, social solidarity is more important than ever.

Shared Leadership As a Strategy for Leading in a Time of Crisis and Beyond

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many faculty and campus leaders have begun working together in new ways, unlocking a new capacity for collaboration and innovation that we did not know we had. How can we keep this sense of common purpose after the crisis passes?

High School CTE Course-Takers’ Postsecondary Enrollment Rates and Field of Study

A recent report published by the National Center for Education Statistics uses the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 to examine postsecondary enrollment rates for students who took Career and Technical Education (CTE) credits in high school.

Study Demonstrates the Return on Investment of Enrolling in a Public Four-Year College in Georgia

A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research examines how enrolling at a public four-year university impacts degree attainment and income earning outcomes among Georgia students.

Still a Target: What Does Another Recession Mean for Higher Education Funding?

A recently released report from the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) provides new information and context for higher education funding at the state and local level.

Webinar to Address Census Operation Update to Ensure Count of Displaced Students

The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers will host a webinar May 28 in which representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau will provide an update on the Bureau’s modified operations for the 2020 Census.