A new book on building communities for learning
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A new book on building communities for learning

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 18, 2024

[ad_1] I didn’t quite know what to expect when I picked up Dave Cormier’s Learning in a Time of Abundance: The Community Is the Curriculum. I knew Cormier’s…

With Harvard subpoena, Congress sends higher ed a message
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With Harvard subpoena, Congress sends higher ed a message

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 17, 2024

[ad_1] In the 157-year history of the House education committee, the panel had never subpoenaed a college or university—until Friday. The committee issued subpoenas to three Harvard…

World university/reputation rankings 2023 results announced
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World university/reputation rankings 2023 results announced

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 16, 2024

[ad_1] Universities in the Arab region have shot up in their reputations, especially regionally, data from the latest THE World Reputation Rankings have revealed. An analysis of…

AAUP joins labor unions’ call for ceasefire in Gaza
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AAUP joins labor unions’ call for ceasefire in Gaza

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 15, 2024

[ad_1] Pro-Palestinian demonstrators protest outside Columbia University on Feb. 2. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/VIEWpress/Getty Images The American Association of University Professors has signed on to a call by multiple…

U.S. to reduce requirements for colleges due to FAFSA delays
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U.S. to reduce requirements for colleges due to FAFSA delays

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 14, 2024

[ad_1] Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said the department is determined “to drive a constant drumbeat of action to fulfill the transformational potential” of the new federal financial…

Mischaracterizing a vote on antisemitism at UNC (letter)
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Mischaracterizing a vote on antisemitism at UNC (letter)

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 13, 2024

[ad_1] To the Editor: Deborah Gerhardt’s February 8 column (“My Colleagues Stayed Silent When Oct. 7 Was Called a ‘Beautiful Day’”) contains some alarming misapprehensions and mischaracterizations…

Florida Atlantic board chair resigns amid stalled search
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Florida Atlantic board chair resigns amid stalled search

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 12, 2024

[ad_1] Thirteen months after it started, Florida Atlantic University’s search for a new president has not yielded a new leader. Now the fallout of the stalled process…

Five ways to support multilingual learners of English (opinion)
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Five ways to support multilingual learners of English (opinion)

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 11, 2024

[ad_1] Partner and group work can help multilingual learners of English to build both content and language knowledge. FatCamera/iStock/Getty Images Students who are multilingual learners of English…

California’s university systems extend commitment deadlines
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California’s university systems extend commitment deadlines

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 10, 2024

[ad_1] The University of California, Los Angeles, is one of the biggest institutions yet to extend its commitment deadline in light of FAFSA delays. Matt Harbicht/Getty Images…

U.S. forces for-profit chain’s CEO, CFO to step down
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U.S. forces for-profit chain’s CEO, CFO to step down

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 09, 2024

[ad_1] The resignations are part of a broader settlement agreement reached between the Education Department and the International Education Corporation, a California-based company that operates several for-profit…