College recruitment rolls into a competitive and uncertain summer

College recruitment rolls into a competitive and uncertain summer

Dive Brief: The number of colleges saying they still have space for incoming students rose slightly from May 1 to June 1, according to a list kept by the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Around 775 schools had space as of June 1, compared to 706...
China’s int’l students question why they are last left in lockdown

China’s int’l students question why they are last left in lockdown

Life in China is returning to normal as the number of Covid-19 cases subsides. On May 17, authorities in Beijing announced that wearing masks while moving about the city was no longer compulsory and at the start of June 400,000 K12 students returned to school. “We can...
Report: Districts’ summer plans show missed opportunities

Report: Districts’ summer plans show missed opportunities

Districts’ summer school plans are showing missed opportunities for addressing learning loss for students and fostering social connections, according to a new analysis by researchers who have closely monitored schools’ transition to distance learning during school...
Title IX regulations impose new requirements on K-12 districts

Title IX regulations impose new requirements on K-12 districts

Maggie Hickey is a former Illinois inspector general and a partner at Schiff Hardin LLP whose team worked with Chicago Public Schools to address sexual misconduct against students. At Maggie’s recommendation, CPS created an Office of Student Protections and Title IX,...