Half of presidents aim to restart classes in-person this fall, survey finds

Dive Brief: About half of college presidents say it’s “very likely” they will resume in-person classes for the coming term, according to a new American Council on Education (ACE) survey of 310 college leaders.  In order to restart operations, about two-thirds of presidents with on-campus housing say they plan to set up a space to […]

US lawmakers propose ban on visas for Chinese STEM graduate students

“This kind ofact…would represent a crushing blow to what US colleges are trying to salvage from China” Senators Tom Cotton and Marsha Blackburn, and congressman David Kustoff plan to put the SECURE CAMPUS Act forward as a response to perceptions that Chinese students...

DC Public Schools launches college-bound graduate support network

Dive Brief: D.C. Public Schools recently launched a support network program for 2020 college-bound high school graduates, The D.C. Post reports.The program, called DCPS Persists, will offer career and college support to hundreds of students. The program gives...

Report: Pooling school taxes would boost per-pupil funding almost $1K

Dive Brief: Per-pupil spending would increase for the majority of students in the nation — 69% — if local property tax revenues for schools were pooled at the county or state level, according to a new report from EdBuild, a nonprofit focusing on education funding...