News from this Week - Higher Education

New Law Strategies Needed to Expand Services to the Poor

by Lydia Lum | May 5, 2015
In order to expand and improve delivery of legal services to low- and moderate-income populatio [...] Read more

Study Fills Void on Wage Data for Community College Grads

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 4, 2015
Many career technical education programs show “substantial, positive earnings effects,” but [...] Read more

Sub-baccalaureates Seen as Key to Boost Completion

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 3, 2015
College counselors should do more to steer community college students with poor grades toward s [...] Read more

Professor Jeung Aims to Guide Burmese-Americans to Successful Path

by Lydia Lum | April 29, 2015
Nationally, Burmese-Americans have an abysmal 39 percent high school dropout rate—almost twic [...] Read more

Academy Launched to Boost Diversity Among School District Superintendents

by Catherine Morris | April 28, 2015
The Howard University School of Education (HUSOE) plans to establish an academy to train a more [...] Read more

Lawsuits Against Art Institute of Pittsburgh Dismissed

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 27, 2015
U.S. District Court judges in Pittsburgh ordered enforcement of an alternative dispute resoluti [...] Read more

In U.S., Black Men Still in Fight for Citizenship

by Autumn A. Arnett | April 26, 2015
This past weekend, the city of Baltimore became a protesting ground. The message was the same a [...] Read more

Academic Advising Services’ Role in Sports Expanding

by Craig T. Greenlee | April 22, 2015
­The NCAA-mandated academic support services must do much more than keep athletes eligible to [...] Read more

U.S. Companies More Likely to Focus on Training

by Catherine Morris |
A CED report found that most employers studied provide funding or programs for workers interest [...] Read more

AERA Sessions Pinpoint the Necessity of Social Justice

by Jamal E. Mazyck | April 21, 2015
The recent polarization of unarmed Black men killed by White police officers has sparked a sens [...] Read more

Value of Postsecondary Degree Higher Among Blacks and Hispanics

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 19, 2015
A recent study by the Gallup-Lumina Foundation found that favorable views toward the value of a [...] Read more

Globetrotter Seeks to Bring World Together

by G.E. Branch III | March 12, 2015
Mannie Jackson, former owner of the Harlem Globetrotters, is the driving force behind a new edu [...] Read more

HBCU Presidents Seek Next Chapters to Institutions’ Success Stories

by Catherine Morris |
Are HBCUs still a viable enterprise? Of course, and more than ever, HBCU presidents past and pr [...] Read more

NCBS: Black Studies Programs Alive, Well

by Jamal Eric Watson |
The presence of hundreds of scholars at this year’s National Council for Black Studies confer [...] Read more

Forgoing Two-Year Institutions Better for At-Risk Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 10, 2015
Low-income students who are academically marginal are more likely to complete college when they [...] Read more