GMAC reports increase in business school applications

Some 67% of the programs surveyed by the Graduate Management Admission Council™ for its annual Application Trends Survey reported an increase in application volumes, led largely by a jump in applications for business master’s programs. In 2019, 41% replied with the same response. “The economic uncertainty created a surge in demand among domestic candidates” Some 39% of the 1,085 […]

US int’l high school students down 15% since 2016

The Institute of International Education and AIFS Foundation Studying for the Future International Secondary Students in the United States paper found that 69,518 international students enrolled at US high schools in fall 2019, marking a 6% decline from 2018. “[The...

Lack of extracurriculars hurts school engagement during pandemic

Dive Brief: Education experts fear lack of fall sports and other extracurricular activities is putting some students at greater risk of dropping out, The 74 Million reports, as being surrounded by a group of friends and adults helps keep at-risk students engaged and...

School communities largely embrace masks despite lawsuits

With the school year several months underway and the number of COVID-19 cases increasing across the country, school systems are finding that, for the most part, students, parents and staff are complying with mask policies in areas where they are required.  “It’s been...