Vulnerable devices and systems are targets.
As schools and colleges confront the challenges of COVID-19, cybercriminals exploit weaknesses in the computer networks and online systems.
Currently, the total outstanding federal student loan debt is $1.7 trillion.
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As federal student loan debt continues to rise, a number of scholars discuss how debt affects the nation’s college students, graduates and the economy as a whole.
Proving that student loans are too hard to pay off is often a difficult burden to meet.
Congress first imposed a lifetime ban on discharging student loans through bankruptcy in 1998. Two scholars explain how that could change under a proposed law.
Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C. is one of several colleges using federal money to clear their students’ debt.
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Colleges and universities are using federal money to clear their students’ debt. An economist explains who will benefit from this move.
Completing hefty reading and writing assignments can pose an unnecessary burden on students who must work.
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Higher education in the US has been faulted for not requiring students to read and write enough. But is that criticism justified? New research raises doubts.
In the 2018-2019 academic school year, 45.1% of professors at U.S. colleges and universities overall had tenure.
Academic tenure – a system of job protections for university professors – came about in the early 20th century. Will it survive in the 21st century? A scholar weighs in.
The proposed database would focus on income.
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Under a proposal from a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation initiative, the federal government would collect data on student economic outcomes.
The plan sought to broaden high schools sending students to public colleges in Texas.
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New research shows an ambitious state plan to broaden diversity at public universities is missing the mark when it comes to flagship universities.
Black and Hispanic business school professors are few in number.
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Professors of color are few and far between at America’s business schools. Hidden obstacles in the search process help explain why.
Recent college graduates owed an average of nearly $30,000 in student loans in 2019.
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Student loan debt can affect not only the financial health of recent grads but also their mental and emotional health. Three scholars weigh in on the greater costs student loans can have on borrowers.
Very few job applications get a positive response.
Despite bleak employment outlooks, college graduates can take some simple steps to boost their chances of finding a job, a veteran career services counselor says.
Stigma and lack of awareness prevent students from getting food assistance.
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The federal government has temporarily widened eligibility for food assistance to more students. Two scholars argue this needs to be made permanent and be accompanied with an awareness campaign.
Eligibility requirements for free college programs can hinder some students.
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Not all free college programs are the same. New research finds that eligibility requirements and other features influence outcomes.
About 60 percent of men in fraternities have admitted to visiting ‘slut pages.’
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College men are posting nude images of college women online without their consent. Do state laws do enough to curtail the practice?
Lack of trust in college leaders was particularly high.
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New research uncovers sizable gaps in how college students from different ethnic backgrounds trust the people in charge of their schools. Could a history of racism be to blame?
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Can college professors rap their way into academic publishing? One professor makes an album to prove they can.
Women players are often targets of to gender-based verbal attacks.
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Women are a rarity in college esports. A scholar explores the reasons.
Students at Georgetown University protest in 2019, demanding the school make amends for its history with reparations.
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Are reparations for slavery enough for colleges to make amends? A scholar argues that access and student loan debt must also be addressed.
A fifth grade teacher conducts her class via distance learning in a classroom.
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Just because learning is remote in many places doesn’t mean teachers can’t build more meaningful relationships with their students, a researcher who has examined the issue suggests.
Black students are underrepresented in gifted education programs.
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Anti-Black bias and lack of teacher referrals are keeping Black students out of gifted school programs, a scholar suggests.