National groups launch COVID-19 peer review to help schools plan for re-opening

As schools begin preparing for reopening in the fall, the Collaborative for Student Success and the Center on Reinventing Public Education is involved in a joint effort to provide expert analysis of school reopening plans across the country. Together, CRPE's releasing a tool to highlight innovative practices in meeting the [...]

By |2020-07-01T19:31:35-08:00July 2nd, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on National groups launch COVID-19 peer review to help schools plan for re-opening

ASU Summer School 2020 program for learners at all levels

What does Summer School look like for students in 2020? A lot different than it has in the past. In a period of economic uncertainty with shifting job markets and employment opportunities that are evaporating in some places and springing to life in others, higher education remains one of the best [...]

By |2020-04-29T14:55:17-08:00April 30th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on ASU Summer School 2020 program for learners at all levels

Study reveals what students are really reading today

Renaissance a company concentrating on pre-K–12 education technology recently released the 2020 edition of its annual What Kids Are Reading report. For more than a decade, What Kids Are Reading has provided educators, families, and communities unparalleled insights into student's reading habits. In today's fast-paced world, full of constant distractions, the simple joy [...]

By |2020-03-02T11:10:44-08:00March 5th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on Study reveals what students are really reading today

Platt College Anaheim offering occupational therapy assistant associate degree program

Platt College Anaheim reports the college will offer an Occupational Therapy Assistant associate degree program. The college's first cohort will commence on June 30, 2020. The 20-month program will prepare students to work in collaboration with and under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist to enable clients of all ages [...]

By |2020-02-12T17:13:16-08:00February 13th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on Platt College Anaheim offering occupational therapy assistant associate degree program

Nation’s brightest young scientists named finalists

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Society for Science & the Public recently named the 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020, the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Alumni have gone on to have world-changing careers in STEM fields and earn some of [...]

By |2020-01-22T12:09:48-08:00January 23rd, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on Nation’s brightest young scientists named finalists

How schools are expanding the definition of student success

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative recently released a series of 10 profiles highlighting schools that are expanding the definition of student success by going above and beyond academics -- to more fully consider the developmental needs of the whole child. Each of the schools reflect elements of Comprehensive Student Development, a [...]

By |2020-01-15T19:57:52-08:00January 16th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on How schools are expanding the definition of student success

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to teach students in international law program

Law students from across the country will have the opportunity to study with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor during the summer of 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Consortium for Innovative Legal Education — which includes California Western School of Law, New England Law | Boston, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and South Texas College [...]

By |2020-01-08T16:16:47-08:00January 9th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to teach students in international law program

IRS provides tax inflation adjustments for tax year 2020

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced the tax year 2020 annual inflation adjustments for more than 60 tax provisions, including the tax rate schedules and other tax changes. Revenue Procedure 2019-44 (PDF) provides details about these annual adjustments. The tax law change covered in the revenue procedure was added by the [...]

By |2019-11-10T19:36:37-08:00November 12th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on IRS provides tax inflation adjustments for tax year 2020

Majority of parents aren’t talking with kids about money

While it may seem strange or premature to talk with your kids about finances, student debt, loans and the like, these are topics you will want to address at some point. But you're not alone when shying away from these types of discussions. A recent study reveals teaching financial education [...]

By |2019-10-16T14:04:24-08:00October 17th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on Majority of parents aren’t talking with kids about money

Colleges falling short of preparing students for careers and citizenship

Are students falling short in college when it comes to getting what they need to succeed in the real world?  The American Council of Trustees and Alumni, also known as ACTA, has released the latest edition of its publication "What Will They Learn? 2019-2020" targeting this question. The report centers on [...]

By |2019-09-23T16:07:11-08:00September 24th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on Colleges falling short of preparing students for careers and citizenship