October is National Principals Month and it’s an opportunity to acknowledge the hard work of these too often overlooked professionals.
In recent years, more data have come out on how well students are able to manage repaying their loans beyond the three-year window currently used for federal accountability purposes (via cohort default rates). A great 2015 paper by Adam Looney and Constantine Yannelis used tax records merged with data from the National Student Loan Data… Read more »
Head Start may not boost school test scores, but researchers find long-term, multigenerational benefits.
Harvard faculty met Tuesday afternoon to reconsider a proposed ban on fraternities, sororities and other single-gender social clubs. After recommending the College prohibit students from joining the groups, they may be backtracking after receiving flack from former students.
Policy and advocacy organizations have made a public commitment to work collaboratively to improve the early care and education workforce.
It’s been a good week for higher education data nerds. The Department of Education released updated student loan cohort default rates on Wednesday afternoon (see my summary here), followed by an update to the massive College Scorecard dataset on Thursday morning. This is the third update to the Scorecard, with this year’s update also featuring… Read more »
Hurricane Maria is Trump’s Katrina
One Canadian university sets out to prove the value of the humanities in lucrative careers
A novel grant program in Virginia is helping workers earn career-boosting occupational credentials.
Years of disinvestment could affect the future U.S. labor force