Guideposts for the COVID-19 Learning Transition

COVID-19 is pressing millions of students and faculty into an experiment in teaching and learning that has implications for a new form of college-going that may transform our understanding of higher education. ACE’s Louis Soares writes that our knowledge of how students learn can help us figure out how to move forward.

Exploring the Future of Teaching and Learning

A report published by EDUCAUSE examines major trends, new technologies, and emerging practices that might shape the future of teaching and learning.

Value of Prior Learning Assessment Policies for Colleges

A recent report from the Association of Community College Trustees highlights the impact of prior learning assessment (PLA) policies for colleges.

Student Engagement Steadily Increasing

Results from the spring 2019 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) suggest positive increases in student engagement on campuses nationally.

Examining the Disparities in High School Diplomas

Using New York’s 2018-19 high school graduation rate data, a policy brief published by the New York Equity Coalition examines how the use of alternative “4+1” diploma pathways may lead to disparities in students’ access to advanced opportunities.

Nearly Half of U.S. States Allow Community Colleges to Offer Bachelors Degree Programs

A recent policy brief from the Education Commission of the States studies the recent growth of community college bachelor’s degree programs.

Faces of Dreamers: Arisaid Gonzalez Porras and Anahi Figueroa-Flores, Georgetown University

Georgetown University students Arisaid Gonzalez Porras and Anahi Figueroa-Flores are just your average Dreamers—who also want to represent Georgetown students as leaders of the Georgetown University Student Association.

Why do Black College Graduates Have a Lower Homeownership Rate?

The Urban Institute released a study examining the gap in homeownership rates between Black and White communities in the United States.

New Report: Coronavirus and Student Mobility to and From China

The Institute of International Education (IIE) has published findings from a recent survey of institutions on the impact of the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on student mobility to and from China.

Access and Equity Gaps in Educational and Job Training for Incarcerated Adults

A recent study by New America reveals considerable equity gaps in access to postsecondary education and job training programs for incarcerated adults.

Effect of Age on Salary Among Tenure-Track Faculty

A report released by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) on tenure-track faculty studied several factors, including: distribution across age and rank, variation of age across disciplines, relationship between faculty age and salary, and representation of women and people of color by age and rank.