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$25M Foundation Grant Promotes Internships Among Humanities Majors

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

CCNY will develop an online database tracking internship and job placements of humanities majors and offer new courses that would provide academic credit for supervised internships. ODU will provide internship placements and related programming for 750 humanities students over five years.

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Reducing Out-of-District Placement: A Guide for Educators 

Thrive Alliance Group

Is your school district spending a fortune on out-of-district placement? In discussions with the child study team, the family, and the student, always talk about an out-of-district placement as a temporary solution to address the current need. It’s not a permanent step but a tool to get the student back on track. You’ve got this!

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What?s Wrong with Community College Placement Policies?

Community College Review

We take an in-depth look at recent studies that show placement examinations may not be the best way to place incoming community college students into the proper courses. What could be the alternative?

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Black Students Less Likely Identified for Special Ed When They Have Black Teachers

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

That can be problematic, to the extent that both of those placements are kind of associated with longer-term student trajectories.” And so, to not find that for the gifted placement was super interesting to me." In the beginning when we started this work, I had that hypothesis.

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Collective’s Report Examines Foster Youth Educational Outcomes

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Destination Graduation” concludes by noting, “the compounding reality of disproportional placement of African American and other youth of color into the child welfare system also perpetuates long-established racial injustice and inequity patterns.”

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The Problem with Community College Placement Tests

Community College Review

We examine a recent report that questions the fairness and effectiveness of college placement exams in determining whether students need remedial education before taking college courses.

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Foundation Awards $116M Grant to LaGuardia Community College

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Comprehensive student support services will also be available, such as career advising, preparation for job interviews, job placement, childcare, and financial literacy training. The collective will include specialized shops, labs, and classrooms for hands-on instruction and training.

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