With a strong support system and a partnership with the Mayo Clinic, the University of Minnesota Rochester has students from different backgrounds graduating at similar rates.
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Student retention remains a challenge for institutions of all sizes--here's what some forward-thinking schools are doing.
The Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) took center stage Tuesday as it received a federal grant to start one of the first health-care apprenticeship programs in the country.
A new law goes into effect next month that will extend the amount of time school administrators have to investigate allegations of cyberbullying. Karina Gonzalez has been examining bullying and... Read more »
A new study found that slick, apartment-style housing might be aesthetically pleasing but could lower students' grade point averages.
States are using a variety of measures to help prevent sexual assault and misconduct on university and college campuses, from partnering with local law enforcement on reporting protocol to... Read more »
For Native American college students, the road to earning a college degree can be a rocky, lonely pursuit.
School safety is the subject of a conference drawing teachers, law enforcement officers and mental health service providers in Baltimore County, Maryland.
Life for Ohio children is improving, according to “Kids Count,” an annual report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation detailing child well-being broken down by state. However, racial disparities... Read more »
New research finds that some of a school’s best allies in combatting absences might be some of its teachers.
Poor sleep may be linked to a greater risk for poor mental health on college campuses, new research suggests.
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Taking action means dismantling biases and re-examining campus policies and practices that create and perpetuate stigmas and silence among students struggling with food and housing insecurity.... Read more »
Discipline and how it is administered in schools across the U.S. continues to be a hotly debated topic. Now a University of Kentucky doctoral graduate's expansive research on the subject has been... Read more »
People in Florida’s panhandle are still grappling with the devastation from last October’s Hurricane Michael. The most powerful storm to hit the region in history left many residents homeless and... Read more »
As this school year ends, educators are sifting through data to guide next year’s technology initiatives. We talked with Brooks about an analytics tool that helps her understand tech use, make... Read more »
Maurice J. Elias, a professor in the Psychology Department at Rutgers University and director of the Rutgers Social-Emotional Learning Lab, shared on Edutopia a two-step process for reducing... Read more »
A strong labor market, with low unemployment, predictably brings a drop in community college enrollments. But colleges can guard against it with apprenticeship programming.
David Rodriguez has a vision for the future of college dining: fleets of pixel-faced robots, each about the size of an Igloo cooler, piloted remotely by low-wage workers in Colombia, rolling... Read more »