A $35M gift to 11 colleges continues investment trend in HBCUs

Dive Brief: Eleven historically Black colleges in four states will receive a combined $25 million over six years from Dominion Energy, the company announced late last week. Another $10 million will support scholarships across the company’s service area....

Federal judge holds off on blocking new Title IX rule

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Education’s rule governing how colleges must investigate and potentially punish campus sexual misconduct still stands after a federal court hearing Friday. A federal judge did not decide on a preliminary injunction blocking the...

Flexibility needed to maintain teacher training during coronavirus

Dive Brief: With the uncertainty of in-person instruction as a result of COVID-19 combined with pre-existing staffing shortages and budget cuts, districts will likely have to adjust teacher training, hiring and evaluation practices. A research brief recently released...

Australia confirms visa changes apply to new students

“Existing and new student visa holders who undertake online study outside Australia because of Covid-19 will be able to count this towards the Australian Study Requirement,” the government confirmed on its website. “It’s important that changes to visa processes ensure...