When will colleges get clarity around which students can get CARES aid?

When will colleges get clarity around which students can get CARES aid?

For many weeks, higher education leaders have pressed the U.S. Department of Education to spell out which students can get federal coronavirus relief funding.  But those expecting clarity early this week were left disappointed. The department initially indicated it would release an “interim final rule” as soon as Tuesday that would dictate which students could […]
Colleges adapt gap year programs as coronavirus limits options

Colleges adapt gap year programs as coronavirus limits options

This fall, more than a dozen recent high school graduates will gather in northern Wisconsin to spend nearly a year considering their life’s purpose at HoneyRock, the site of a Christian gap year program run by Wheaton College. Called Vanguard, the program takes...
UK, US drop in QS World University Rankings 2021, Asia gains ground

UK, US drop in QS World University Rankings 2021, Asia gains ground

Although the two most popular international student destinations still dominate the top spots, with London home to more top 50 programs than any other university city, director of research at QS, Ben Sowter, said the changes reflect “the increasing competitiveness of...
Amid protests, districts re-examine police contracts, policies

Amid protests, districts re-examine police contracts, policies

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, school boards and superintendents nationwide are re-examining their policies around police in schools. The moves also follow years of discussions around the...