How can student success initiatives scale?

Dive Brief:  Several colleges and nonprofit organizations run programs that offer support services to help students graduate, but scaling these initiatives can be difficult, according to a recent working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.  The researchers reviewed eight programs that were evaluated through randomized controlled trials. Some of them helped boost […]

What does Biden’s anticipated win mean for colleges?

Dive Brief: Joe Biden is the anticipated winner of the presidential election, according to forecasts by several news organizations and polling groups. His victory is not official until the Electoral College vote in December. Biden, who was vice president under the...

How Oregon schools used a $19M grant to upgrade energy efficiency

Dive Brief: The Energy Trust of Oregon provided $19 million to schools for energy efficiency projects that include lighting, ventilation, insulation and other issues, District Administration reports. So far, the projects backed by the organization have saved schools...

Will federal relief for colleges come before more budget cuts do?

The last, best chance for colleges and universities to avoid making deep cuts to programs and staff seems to be slipping away. Congress is not expected to agree on another relief bill until after election results are confirmed, at the earliest. Higher education...