California community colleges not bound by Ed Dept’s coronavirus aid rule, judge says

California community colleges not bound by Ed Dept’s coronavirus aid rule, judge says

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Education’s restrictions on emergency coronavirus relief won’t apply to California’s community colleges, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.  The department blocked certain students, including unauthorized immigrants and international students, from receiving Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act grants. The judge’s preliminary injunction overturns these limitations for the state’s […]
How the pandemic is changing college fundraising

How the pandemic is changing college fundraising

Dive Brief: College fundraising priorities have “shifted significantly” in the last two months, according to a survey of nearly 400 advancement professionals by consulting firm Washburn & McGoldrick. Teams are focusing more on raising money for...
Japan an attractive destination for Asian intl students

Japan an attractive destination for Asian intl students

With an additional 83,811 students studying at Japanese language schools, last year there were a total of 312,214 foreign students in the country compared with 163,697 in 2011. Although Japan’s state of emergency was lifted on May 25 and schools reopened on June 1,...