Which associate degrees give students a bargain?

Dive Brief: Some associate-level programs have similar or better returns on investment than more advanced degrees in other fields one year after graduation, according to a new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW). The report points to some nursing and STEM degrees, in particular, as having high value for associate […]

Can business execs be good college presidents in the COVID-19 era?

Bruce Harreld’s background as a business executive made him an attractive option to lead the University of Iowa, at least in the opinion of its governing board, which thought his corporate experience would help him find new funding sources for the institution...

How to detect mental health issues in remote students

Dive Brief: Students were already at high risk for mental health problems, but the pressures of the pandemic are compounding the issue, Isaiah Pickens, a licensed clinical psychologist and trauma expert, wrote in EdSurge.  It’s more difficult to detect mental health...

Dipping enrollment, funding implications worrying district leaders

Dive Brief: Public school enrollment is dropping in both large and small districts, NPR reports, with enrollment at the kindergarten level down an average of 16%. The trend is consistent across low-income, affluent, urban and rural districts, marking a reversal of the...