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Jul 31, 2015
New framework for AP U.S. history has more American exceptionalism and more on the Founding Fathers, responding to critics who said first version was too leftist.

Surveys

Sept. 18, 2014: Inside Higher Ed's 2014 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Officers explored the perspectives and opinions of campus admissions and enrollment leaders on a range of pressing issues. Download a copy of the survey report here.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising from ELS Educational Services, Jenzabar, Liaison International, and Perceptive Software.

Booklets

"Diversity in the Student Body" is a print-on-demand booklet focusing on demographic and legal issues and the strategies used by different institutions to diversify their campuses.

A copy of the the free booklet may be downloaded here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Tuesday, June 30, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Pearson.

Archive

June 23, 2008
The right incentives could be used to truly make it possible for community college students to go on to four-year institutions, writes Kevin Carey.
June 23, 2008
College Board shifts policy to help repeat (generally wealthier) test takers; new study backs board claims on writing test, but questions whether verbal exam adds anything.
June 19, 2008
Report reviews strategies on recruitment, retention among other issues.
June 18, 2008
College Board releases study saying it is, but numbers show little difference from earlier version -- while validity gaps based on gender and race remain.
June 11, 2008
Education Department converts complaint of one rejected applicant to Princeton into a broad "compliance review" of the university's admissions system.
June 10, 2008
New analysis suggests that convention wisdom is wrong -- and that stereotypes are preventing necessary discussion about education needs and trends.
June 10, 2008
Gathering of state and university leaders crafts vision calling for funding general education over research, discouraging ‘mission creep,’ and strengthening state coordination.
June 3, 2008
SUNY Plattsburgh, looking to broaden its applicant pool and generate buzz, turns to social networking for a bottom-up, "authentic" approach.
May 30, 2008
Could programs that have been seen as ways to help most talented students also be a way to help those who might otherwise skip college?
May 29, 2008
Study finds that Florida’s Bright Futures program impedes enrollments in scientific fields. In another study, Penn State, dissatisfied with 84 percent graduation rate, examines why low-income students finish (or don’t).

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