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Sunday, June 16, 2024

On Our "Virtual Route 66" On the Education Scene With Thoughts Courtesy Inside Higher Ed

A collage of many faces.

Faces of the FAFSA Fiasco

The botched rollout of the new federal aid form is more than just a policy failure. It’s a human crisis. Inside Higher Ed’s “Faces of the FAFSA Fiasco” tells the story of the students behind the numbers.

News

 
A Potential Path Forward for Pell Grant Expansion

Proponents of controversial legislation to expand the Pell Grant to short-term workforce training programs want to attach it to a defense bill that Congress must pass. A House committee will determine whether the gambit works.

Women Make Global Gains as Researchers, but Gaps Persist

A large-scale global study found that while the number of women in academic research is growing, STEM fields remain dominated by men.