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How COVID Spurred Digital Innovation and Empathy

In the early pandemic, educators rallied to provide academic continuity in unprecedented ways. That spurred online teaching innovations, many of which are worth preserving and enhancing, a Stanford self-study says.

Narrowing the Gap

Researchers used a new method for measuring equity gaps in graduation rates to analyze significant differences in student support services between higher ed institutions with narrowing or widening gaps.

A Positive Change for a Negative Label

California State University, Fullerton, sought to make students feel less defeated about being placed on academic probation, so administrators banished “probation” from the institution’s official lexicon.

The Cost of Doing Nothing

Georgetown University researchers estimate in a new report that the United States loses billions of dollars annually because of inequities in higher education.

The Elephant in the Room for the New Education Secretary

The racial and wealth inequality built into our nation's most viable system of opportunity -- the education sector -- should be at the forefront of any policy conversation, argues Stella M. Flores.

A Push for Equitable Assessment

COVID-19 and nationwide antiracism protests have intensified conversations about inequity in higher education. One research group hopes to use the moment to promote more inclusive ways to validate learning.