University of Kansas students can now download a free app to help stay safe on campus. The Rave Guardian mobile phone app includes real-time interactive features that enable students to connect with a network of friends, family and safety personnel at the Lawrence and Edwards campuses.
The Kansas State Board of Education has established a temporary advisory council to improve and reform American Indian learning systems in the state. Cheryl Harrison-Lee, chairwoman of the Kansas Board of Regents, said the creation of the council will help state education officials as they try to close enrollment gaps for underserved Kansans.
When students walk through the doors of the Dodge City Community College Student Achievement and Resources Center (SARC), they can expect a calm, relaxed environment for tutoring, advising, studying and study hall.
Inequality in Maryland’s higher education system will take center stage next week in a trial to resolve a decade-old lawsuit over the lack of investment in the state’s historically black colleges and universities.
This week, four men exchanged their prison attire for caps and gowns as part of the Goucher College graduation ceremony at Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup. In years to come, there is likely to be a lot more pomp and circumstance in fortified compounds guarded by razor wire.
A group of D.C. area colleges and universities are joining together to research ways to reduce gun violence. This coalition of schools, called the 120 Initiative, will explore topics such as social economic issues, impacts of technology, and interactions between law and society.
Summarizes the findings of business leaders and parents to discuss firsthand information about workplace demands and aspirations for high school graduates. The listening tour visited five five communities over the course of a year: Oakland, CA; Westfield, MA; Tupelo, MS; Marysville, OH; and Norfolk, VA.
Incarcerated people at two prisons in the Delta will be able to start earning four-year degrees from Mississippi Valley State University this fall for the first time in more than two decades. Valley State’s Prison Educational Partnership Program (PEPP) is part of a growing number of colleges providing classes in prison with Second Chance Pell, a federal program that is restoring access to income-based financial aid for incarcerated people.
Presents an in-depth, mixed-methods case study of a need-based tuition discounting program at a public four-year institution in New Jersey. Focusing on the first full academic year of the program’s implementation, this preliminary report complements analysis of enrollment and academic performance data with insights from student interviews.
College officials at public and private institutions said they’ve been preparing to welcome back students. Protocols will vary. Some New Jersey colleges recommend students limit the number of people who join them for move-in day. Others are reminding students that booster shots will be required to live in dorms and attend in-person classes.