Where could college enrollment grow during the pandemic?

Where could college enrollment grow during the pandemic?

Dive Brief: More students will likely opt to attend college closer to home as a result of the pandemic, a shift that stands to hurt institutions that rely heavily on out-of-state enrollees, explains a new Moody’s Investors Service report. Meanwhile, states that tend to lose residents to colleges elsewhere could benefit from the trend. In […]
Workforce academies elevate dual enrollment at one community college

Workforce academies elevate dual enrollment at one community college

Editor’s note: This story is part of a package examining how community colleges in Texas are innovating to address pressures facing two-year schools nationwide. We started this reporting before the pandemic, and as the crisis unfolded, we thought it was important to...
Ed Dept steps up scrutiny of college foreign gifts reporting

Ed Dept steps up scrutiny of college foreign gifts reporting

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Education this week changed how colleges are required to report foreign gifts and contracts to the federal government as the Trump administration and legislators continue to crack down on such deals. The new digital portal for...
College savings plans see pandemic-related declines

College savings plans see pandemic-related declines

The decline in applications for financial aid this spring is one effect of the pandemic on this year’s high school graduates that educators and policymakers have been tracking closely.  But that’s not the only indicator that the recession could impact students’...