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Education Budget Faces Major Cuts in the US
June 19, 2017

The education budget in the US faces some major challenges under the newly released proposed budget.  Let’s take a closer look. 


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New Zealand Proposes New Immigration Management Regulations
June 16, 2017
New Zealand Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse recently announced proposed changes aimed at “managing immigration” toward the long-term goal of optimizing contributions to the labor market and supporting permanent migration, according to a recent government press release. Here’...

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Indonesia Has New Legislation to Reduce Campus Radicalism
June 15, 2017
The Indonesian Research and Technology and Higher Education Ministry has new regulation to control the spread of radicalism on campus. Here's a closer look at the new regulations and why the Ministry is implementing them now.

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Babies With Concerned Fathers Learn Faster
June 9, 2017
With Father’s Day just around the corner, dads around the world have another reason to take heart: a new study shows that babies as young as three months old, who have positive interactions with their dads outperform their peers on cognitive tests at age 2 than babies who have less interested ...

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Researchers Say Do This One Thing to Improve Your Exam Grades
June 5, 2017
Do you often feel like your performance in college is falling short of your goals? If so, there may be a different cause than lack of effort, say Stanford psychology scholars. In fact, according to a just-published study in Psychology Science, the key to academic success may be less about studying a...

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Is There an Inside Edge to Community College Graduation Rates?
June 2, 2017
Low community college graduation rates have long plagued the American higher education system. Now, new findings from the Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) reveal that one particular behavior can help reverse this trend: Attending full-time, even just for a single semester. Her...

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International Students Flocking to Canada
May 29, 2017
A growing number of international students will matriculate at Canadian universities in the upcoming academic year, according to the Canadian Immigration Newsletter. Here’s a closer look at the data, along with reasons for the uptick.

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Kenya Announces New Higher Education Guidelines
May 26, 2017
Kenya’s Minister of Education recently announced a new set of guidelines to help improve the quality of higher education in Kenya.  Let’s take a closer look at the purpose behind the guidelines—and what that means for students.

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Hungary Agrees to Comply On Academic Freedom Concerns
May 22, 2017
Changes made earlier this spring to Hungary’s National Higher Education Act were viewed as “a deliberate attack on freedom of expression and information, which is strengthened by the existence of vibrant and independent academic institutions,” according to a letter of concern from ...

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Saudi Arabian Students Will Sit For Exams During Ramadan, After All
May 19, 2017
Rumors flooded social media last month suggesting that end-of-year exams in Saudi Arabia would be moved to accommodate the start of Ramadan on May 25. However, the country’s education minister, Ahmad Al Eisa,  weighed in on the topic, revealing that exams would not be moved after all. Her...

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January 11, 2019

Many parents find themselves in a difficult quandary when contemplating their kids’ higher education: how can they provide financial support without...


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January 9, 2019

You know you want to go into business. But which field? Doing what? Perhaps you’ve already begun your career but are thinking of changing course and...


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December 31, 2018

Millions of women all over the world serve their countries. Not only do they boast higher levels of educational attainment compared to their non-milit...