Education Politics and Policy
Additional Coverage on Bloomberg’s Education Plan
Bloomberg’s Take on Higher Ed – Inside Higher Ed; Mike Bloomberg: Here’s My Plan For Your Student Loans – Forbes; Bloomberg Targets Institutional Cost, Quality in Higher Ed Platform – NASFA.
Coronavirus: Best practices for protecting students – University Business
The 2019-nCoV, or coronavirus, is what’s known as an emerging infection. This means that it’s different than what we’ve seen before, and we don’t know much about it.
New Purdue program could make ‘first year free,’ guarantee admission for Hoosier students – IndyStar
Hoosiers will have a chance to earn up to a full year’s worth of college credits for free starting this fall, thanks to a new initiative from Purdue University aimed at raising the state’s educational attainment rate and broadening the pipeline from Indiana high schools to the university.
Ultimate Medical Academy’s Global Education Group to Host Training for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Ultimate Medical Academy’s Global Education Group this month will host “CARVE 2020,” a training session in Vail, Colo. for vascular surgeons, radiologists, cardiologists and others to gain insights regarding clinically relevant vascular and endovascular surgery.
Financial Aid/Student Loan Issues
To pay for college, more students are promising a piece of their future to investors – The Hechinger Report
As the Department of Education announces an experiment with income share agreements, the debate about these financial tools is growing louder.
‘Education deserts’ are a ‘staggering’ problem, and for-profit colleges are taking advantage – Yahoo Finance
A recent report from Jain Family Institute (JFI) reveals that access to college isn’t just about the cost of college. Physical access to public higher education institutions across America has also been highly unequal.