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Inside Higher Ed

House Members Want Rollback of Title IX Rules to Begin Soon

House Members Want Rollback of Title IX Rules to Begin Soon

September 15, 2021

Fifty-nine members of the House sent a letter Monday to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Suzanne Goldberg, urging the Department of Education to issue proposed changes to the Trump administration's Title IX rules in October.
Fifty-nine members of the House sent a letter Monday to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Suzanne Goldberg, urging the Department of Education to issue proposed changes to the Trump administration's Title IX rules in October.

September 15, 2021

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Inside Higher Ed

Data Defense: Privacy Protection Actions

Data Defense: Privacy Protection Actions

September 15, 2021

Four actions to encourage students to take for better understanding of what data are collected about them and what control they may have over the use of their private information.
Four actions to encourage students to take for better understanding of what data are collected about them and what control they may have over the use of their private information.

September 15, 2021

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EducationDive.com

How One $53B Plan Would Address Chronic Underfunding At HBCUs

How One $53B Plan Would Address Chronic Underfunding At HBCUs

September 15, 2021

A new report from The Century Foundation is calling on lawmakers, state and private donors to invest $53 billion into the endowments of historically Black colleges and universities to make up for historic underfunding.
A new report from The Century Foundation is calling on lawmakers, state and private donors to invest $53 billion into the endowments of historically Black colleges and universities to make up for historic underfunding.

September 15, 2021

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PA

Parents Are Taking Advantage Of The Child Tax Credit To Shore Up College Savings

Parents Are Taking Advantage Of The Child Tax Credit To Shore Up Co...

September 15, 2021

Families that don’t need the advance child tax credits to pay for everyday household expenses like utility and medical bills are using the extra income to boost their children’s college savings accounts.
Families that don’t need the advance child tax credits to pay for everyday household expenses like utility and medical bills are using the extra income to boost their children’s college savings accounts.

September 15, 2021

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Brookings

Enrollment Algorithms Are Contributing To The Crises Of Higher Education

Enrollment Algorithms Are Contributing To The Crises Of Higher Educ...

September 15, 2021

Hundreds of higher education institutions are procuring algorithms that strategically allocate scholarships to convince more students to enroll. In doing so, these enrollment management algorithms help colleges vary the cost of attendance to students’ willingness to pay, a crucial aspect of competition in the higher education market. This paper elaborates on the specific two-stage process by which these algorithms first predict how likely prospective students are to enroll, and second help decide how to disburse scholarships to convince more of those prospective students to attend the college. 
Hundreds of higher education institutions are procuring algorithms that strategically allocate scholarships to convince more students to enroll. In doing so, these enrollment management algorithms help colleges vary the cost of attendance to students’ willingness to pay, a crucial aspect of competition in the higher education market. This paper elaborates on the specific two-stage process by which these algorithms first predict how likely prospective students are to enroll, and second help decide how to disburse scholarships to convince more of those prospective students to attend the college. 

September 15, 2021

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