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‘Freedom on the Move,’ Clarifying Complicity in American History

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In the Fairfield Community School District in Iowa, an eighth-grade social studies teacher quit his job after he couldn’t get the superintendent to clarify whether a new education law allowed teachers to say that slavery was wrong. In Florida, the state board of education adopted social studies standards that ignited an uproar by calling for students to be taught about “how slaves developed skills which, in some instances, could be applied for their personal benefit.

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Embracing the Fresh Start: Spring Cleaning for Mental Health

Active Minds

As we welcome the vibrant hues of spring, there’s an undeniable sense of renewal in the air. Alongside the blooming flowers and chirping birds, many of us feel a compelling urge to de-clutter and refresh our living spaces. April is Stress Awareness Month , and it’s brought to light the importance of handling our stress and clearing our spaces and minds.

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Financial Value Transparency and Gainful Employment Reporting Requirements Extended to October 1

College Aid Services

Institutions will have until October 1, 2024 to provide all required reporting. The Department is providing institutions additional time to report such information by allowing institutions to submit the information that was previously due by July 31, 2024 to be submitted by no later than October 1, 2024. POSTED DATE: March 29, 2024 AUTHOR: Federal… More » Financial Value Transparency and Gainful Employment Reporting Requirements Extended to October 1 The post Financial Value Transparency a

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HEERF Spending Analysis Shows Critical Role of Emergency Funds for Postsecondary Success

Ed.gov Homeroom

By: Nasser Paydar, Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary Education As part of the COVID-19 emergency funds that went to higher education institutions, funded through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), institutions are required to file annual reports about how the funds were utilized and their impact. Today, we released the data from the 2022 Continue Reading The post HEERF Spending Analysis Shows Critical Role of Emergency Funds for Postsecondary Success appeared first on

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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FSA Launches “Fast News” Blog to Keep Administrators Informed on 2024-25 FAFSA

College Aid Services

The Department of Education announced the creation of FAFSA Fast News: an online blog dedicated to connecting federal officials and financial aid professionals about all things related to the new FAFSA application. This forum is yet another resource that schools can utilize to stay up-to-date on the latest information as Rich Cordray, Chief Operating Officer of… More » FSA Launches “Fast News” Blog to Keep Administrators Informed on 2024-25 FAFSA The post FSA Launches “Fast New

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Letter from the Exectuive Director : March 2024

Believe in Students

Dear Friend: We are in an extraordinarily challenging time for higher education. In 2020, the pandemic helped shed light on the issues we have long known are true: the increase in the price of college for students and the accompanying rise in basic needs insecurity for today’s students is a serious threat to the long-term success of our higher education system.

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FSA Launches “Fast News” Blog to Keep Administrators Informed on Better FAFSA

College Aid Services

The Department of Education announced the creation of FAFSA Fast News: an online blog dedicated to connecting federal officials and financial aid professionals about all things related to the new FAFSA application. This forum is yet another resource that schools can utilize to stay up-to-date on the latest information as Rich Cordray, Chief Operating Officer of… More » FSA Launches “Fast News” Blog to Keep Administrators Informed on Better FAFSA The post FSA Launches “Fast News

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Transfer Advocate Blog, Issue 22

Missouri State Academic Advising and Transfer Cent

Missouri State News Missouri State Extends FAFSA Deadline Missouri State is extending the financial aid priority deadline from April 1 to May 1. This gives students more time to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form. Please refer students to the Office of Financial Aid for more information. Missouri State News Transfer News To Transform Transfer, Key Barriers Must be Overcome The state of California signed legislation in 2021 to improve the transfer path for students

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Leadership at All Levels of Higher Ed

The University Innovation Alliance

Leadership at All Levels of Higher Ed A Conversation With Casey Sacks, President of BridgeValley Community and Technical College bridget Thu, 04/04/2024 - 00:01 Community College Higher Ed Leadership Inside Higher Ed Weekly Wisdom Most leaders that we meet through the University Innovation Alliance (UIA) arrived at their jobs by moving upward or laterally.

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University reaches agreement with TRU-UE

John Hopkins University Student Well-Being Blog

Note: This letter originally appeared as an e-mail sent to the Hopkins community on Monday April 1, 2024. Dear Johns Hopkins University students, faculty, post-docs, and staff, As has been previously shared with this community, following last year’s union election, PhD students at Johns Hopkins are represented by Teachers and Researchers United—United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America Local 197 (TRU-UE Local 197).