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Stringent tuition refund policies at colleges and universities have led to students and their families purchasing tuition insurance, in case COVID-19 forces them to withdraw from the academic term. Read more
A group of academics, primarily from the United Kingdom, have formed a group to stop, in their words, the “abuse of history for political purposes.” Read more
Digital alternatives at residential colleges and other new ways of delivering education have exploded since the pandemic forced schools to shut down in March 2020, forcing a reckoning in a sector already reeling from enrollment declines, rising tuition and unmanageable, often hidden student debt. Read more
Back to school or back to Zoom? These colleges are delaying in-person classes. Read more
In an effort to welcome back students to campus, the University of Wisconsin-Madison will host a “Welcome BBQ” intended only for students of color. Read more
Prison inmates around the U.S. are getting the chance to do something that was almost unheard of a generation ago: pursue a college degree while behind bars and with financial support from the federal government. Read more
Women far outnumber men in American higher education. Recent data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center showed that more than 10 million women enrolled at a college or university last spring, compared with 6.8 million men. Read more
EU-wide law could curb the influence of big tech while enabling the free flow of knowledge throughout the bloc, Read more
One class required for freshmen at American University now has a section only for Black students. Read more