Student evaluations show bias against female professors

In a recent study, Whitney Buser, senior academic professional and associate director of Academic Programs in the School of Economics at Georgia Tech, explores the nature and causes of gender bias in student evaluations of teaching (SETs). Credit: Georgia Institute of Technology Despite earning more than half of all doctoral degrees conferred in the US, … Read more

Student loan forgiveness could help more than 40 million

President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, in Washington. Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci More than 40 million Americans could see their student loan debt reduced—and in many cases eliminated—under the long-awaited forgiveness plan President Joe Biden announced Wednesday, a historic but … Read more

Big student loan forgiveness plan announced by Biden

President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, in Washington. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona listens at right. Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced detailed plans to deliver on a campaign promise to provide $10,000 in student debt cancellation … Read more

First national guidelines established for integrated student support programs in K-12 schools

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The first national guidelines to help K-12 schools create successful, cost-effective approaches to deliver integrated student supports that address both in- and out-of-school barriers to learning—from hunger, to mental health, to basic needs—have been released by a national working group convened by Boston College. With integrated student support programs and policies … Read more