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Governor Signs CT State Budget; Highlights of What's In It

The governor has signed the two-year $46.3 billion state budget bill. At 2 p.m., Gov. Ned Lamont signed the legislation, two weeks after lawmakers approved the budget deal on the final day of the regular legislative session. Lamont said Wednesday that the goal is to make Connecticut more affordable for...
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San Marcos, CApalomar.edu

Formerly Incarcerated, Well Educated: A Transitions Story

SAN MARCOS — In early 2019 at the Vista Detention Facility, Edgar Diaz took his first Palomar College class behind bars as part of an incentive-based program for good behavior. “I had a lot of time to think about my mistakes,” Diaz recalled. “More than anything, there was a lot...
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Kentucky to hold sweepstakes to encourage summer reading

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky is offering financial incentives for children to do some summer reading. The state says four Kentucky children will each win $1,000 to put toward a college savings account by participating in a summer reading program at their local public library. The Kentucky Department for Libraries and...
Lansing, MIWILX-TV

Dept. of Education launches new college savings mobile app

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Michigan families can now manage their children’s college education savings right from the palm of their hand. Wednesday the Michigan Department of Treasury announced the launch of READYSAVE 529, a new education savings mobile app available to Michigan Education Savings Program (MESP) account owners. The app presents a convenient way to access information, track progress and make contributions.
Glendale, AZyourvalley.net

Glendale Community College appoints new Dean

Glendale Community College appointed Dr. Susan Campbell as Dean of Career and Technical Education (CTE). She held the position of Interim Dean before to moving into the permanent position. Prior that she was Computer Assisted Design (CAD) technology program director. The college has a main campus at 6000 W. Olive...

University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State approve tuition hikes for students

Students at Oklahoma’s largest universities will see tuition and fee increases when they return to college this year. The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents voted 5-1 on Tuesday to approve a 2.75% increase in tuition and fees for undergraduate and graduate rates. The Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents, which...

Modernizing Security to Meets Higher Education’s Digital Demands

The higher education sector has ramped up its efforts to digitally transform. These initiatives have been necessary—both to modernize aging or legacy systems and better respond to disruptions, such as those caused by COVID-19. Now, colleges and universities should consider how these changes have affected their IT security posture. With phishing and ransomware attacks increasingly targeting the education industry, it’s critical to protect students, faculty, staff, and data.
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Report Proposes Higher Education COVID-19 Recovery Policies

In a year defined by a deadly pandemic, economic crisis and racial injustice, colleges and universities were forced to reevaluate their practices, structures and delivery models. As the United States transitions to a recovery phase, New America and the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) sought to further understand the...

Establishing a “new normal” for higher education after COVID-19

The past year of navigating the pandemic has accelerated many educational trends that had already been gaining speed. One of the trends most important for the future is blended learning. Blended learning combines face-to-face teaching and online instruction. It’s supported by a technology framework that helps teachers organize course content,...

Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research tops

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Chennai-based Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER), one of India's leading private and deemed universities, is ranked as the number one private university in the country. Additionally, as many as four programmes secured number one ranking in the SCImago Institutions...
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How the Pandemic Changed Higher Ed's Priorities for Online Learning (Campus Technology)

"When a recent survey asked higher education leaders if the pivot to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic changed their institution's priorities, the majority of respondents (53 percent) said yes. That's striking, the 2021 Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE) report noted, for a sector that's notoriously slow in its decision-making."—Source: Campus Technology.