Just under half of all spending from endowments goes to supporting student financial aid, according to data included for the first time in an annual survey of college and university endowments. Now the question is whether that’s high or low
Top higher education groups are lodging major criticisms of new regulations proposed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos dealing with campuses’ handling of sexual misconduct allegations. The DeVos Title IX rule, those groups say in comments submitted by Wednesday’s deadline for feedback
U.S. Department of Homeland Security agents created a fake university in suburban Detroit, complete with bogus social media accounts and a fake facility in an office park, to lure undocumented immigrants who were trying to stay in the United States,
Many graduate programs train Ph.D. students in the physical and biological sciences on how to apply for and manage grants. But many humanities and social science scholars have to teach themselves. A new book provides guidance, on everything from thinking
An unusual free college proposal has emerged from the crowded and contentious race for mayor in Chicago. Bill Daley, one of 14 mayoral candidates vying to lead the country’s third-largest city, wants to merge Chicago’s public school system with the
The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 150 Deeper Thinking Through Inquiry And Art Drew Perkins talks with Nicola Giardina about her book and work with educators using her “Pyramid of Inquiry” to pull deeper learning and thinking through art. Links & Resources Mentioned
When the Chemours chemical plant in New Johnsonville, Tenn., needed workers to maintain its high-tech machinery, it advertised for them as far as 90 miles away in Nashville in one direction and 150 miles away in Memphis on the other.
Roughly 4,000 Virginians, led by educators, rallied in front of the state capitol in Richmond on Monday to call out legislators for allowing education funding to suffer even as the state prospers. English teacher Amy Brown said she was at
The Shift From Content To Purpose: A Continuum of Choice by TeachThought Staff What is the difference between a teacher-centered and learner-driven classroom? We’ve taken a look at examples of student-centered teaching before. It’s both a subtle (in theory) and dramatic
Faculty work is not one-size-fits-all. Even within departments and among professors of the same rank, some faculty members tend to do more work than others — or at least more of certain kinds of work. Women tend to do more
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