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First data, based on analysis of work at 92 colleges, finds much success in writing, some success in critical thinking and more limited success in quantitative skills.
Administration rescinds guidelines that said Title IX applied to discrimination based on gender identity. Guidelines had been used by transgender students to push for policy changes.
Acting with unusual speed, Michigan university presidents descend on the state capitol to oppose a legislator's proposal to end the state income tax.
States often don't calculate revenue lost through higher education income tax benefits for students, report finds.
Some black college presidents don't like the new BET television show about a fictional HBCU, but that doesn't mean students aren't enjoying the somewhat scandalous portrayal.

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In defending their decision to host Milo Yiannopoulos's talks on grounds of freedom of speech, campus Republicans never mentioned his obscene and defamatory rhetoric, argues Robert Cohen. 
Congress should resist efforts to undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which protects students and taxpayers, writes Christine Lindstrom.

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A bad abstract won’t by itself cause journal editors to reject a scholarly article, but it does incline them toward an initial negative answer, write Faye Halpern and James Phelan.

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Just Visiting

February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?

Confessions of a Community College Dean

February 22, 2017
Responses prompt new questions.  

Technology and Learning

February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.

StratEDgy

February 21, 2017
The worldwide market for higher education is large – and shifting.

Student Affairs and Technology

February 21, 2017
Rhetorical roadblocks to social media 

Law, Policy -- and IT?

February 21, 2017
Time to take stock.

The World View

February 20, 2017
To provide centrally organized, cohesive measures to the refugee crisis regarding entrance to higher education, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research supplied 100 million Euro for higher education programs for refugees for 2016-19

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