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HIGHER EDUCATION

We Should All Be Political, Even If We’re Not All Partisan

Nonpartisan doesn’t mean indifference, neither can—or should—it preclude anyone from being political.

HIGHER EDUCATION
We Should All Be Political, Even If We’re Not All Partisan

Nonpartisan doesn’t mean indifference, neither can—or should—it preclude anyone from being political.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Survey Says: College Presidents Concerned About Transparency

A new Inside Higher Ed survey of college presidents finds poor scores for transparency efforts.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
How Accountability Shaped New York City’s Dual Language Push

New York City’s K-12 dual language expansion was triggered by legal guardrails and pressure from watchdogs at various levels.


HIGHER EDUCATION
College Access is Still a Problem

In our segregated system of higher education, the meager number of low-income students at the nation’s top schools remains a real problem.


HIGHER EDUCATION
An Easy Win in Year-Round Pell

Congress and the Administration should reinvest Pell funds to give students access to the grants all year long.


PREK-12 EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Pop Culture and Girl Scouts

Recent films and television spots have highlighted the importance of girls in STEM.


LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
New Solutions—Not Just New Winners—In the Curriculum Marketplace

Districts are using an important new tool to address the need for high-quality curricular materials—open educational resources, or OER.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Better Compensation: A Necessary Component for a Strong Head Start Workforce

Increasing education requirements in the ECE field, combined with low wages, can make maintaining a high-quality workforce challenging.


LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Hand-in-Hand: Ethics and Predictive Analytics

A new framework offers ethical practices colleges should consider when using predictive analytics.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Is Higher Education the Gateway to the Middle Class?

Groundbreaking new research offers a major step forward in our understanding of higher education and economic mobility.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Executive order on HBCUs launches Trump's "New Deal for Black America"

The public should keep a close eye on magic bullet solutions for HBCU funding troubles.


HIGHER EDUCATION
The False Promises of Online Education

Policymakers need to address the issue of high costs and questionable quality in online education programs, identified in a recent study.