Spring has finally sprung in D.C. and this weekend we will spring forward for daylight savings. This week’s articles focus on the student experience from education funding, classroom experience, and visa issues. Happy reading!
“Gay Rights Groups Urge NCAA to End Ties to Colleges Requesting Title IX Waiver” (Inside Higher Ed)
In a letter published on CampusPride.org, gay and transgender organizations call upon the NCAA to divest from interaction with schools who request a Title IX Waiver that leads to the discrimination of LGBTQ students.
“Income-Share Investigation” (Politico Morning Education)
The American Enterprise Institute released a report this week that looks at the private financing of higher education.
“New Federal Rule will Avert Deportation for Thousands of Students” (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a new rule this week that will allow international students with certain STEM degrees to remain in the U.S. up to 36 months after graduation.
“Small Changes in Teaching: The Last 5 Minutes of Class” (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
This article provides useful tips for how faculty can capitalize on the last few minutes of a class.
“The Power of Grad Student Teaching” (Inside Higher Ed)
A study published in Economics of Education Review finds that when a graduate student teaches a course both the undergraduate students and graduate student teacher benefit.