Top stories in higher ed for Wednesday
Lumina Foundation is committed to increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025.
February 28, 2018
The ‘Quiet Revolution’ in College Teaching: Make Sure Everyone Benefits
Debra Humphreys, Medium
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A desire to serve students better and calls for accountability in higher education may be changing the way we teach, but we must ensure the benefits are shared equally by all students.
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Education Department Wants to Protect Student-Loan Debt Collectors
Cory Turner, NPR
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The Trump administration is considering a policy change to prevent states from making tough demands of companies that collect student loan debt.

Silver Spoons
Jeremy Bauer-Wolf, Inside Higher Ed
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A new study shows how wealthy parents and their involvement with their children drastically changes the college experience.
Colleges Can’t Completely Shield Undocumented Students If DACA Lapses. Here’s What They Can Do.
Bianca Quilantan, The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Supreme Court decision is good news for the so-called Dreamers trying to avoid deportation. But it doesn't provide what the students and colleges advocating on their behalf want the most: certainty. 

More California Students Graduate From High School, But Far Fewer Graduate From College
Louis Freedberg and Mikhail Zinshteyn, EdSource
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Identifying inequities in the education-to-employment pipeline is critical to effectively closing California’s degree and credential gap, and making sure that the ideal of the California dream is accessible to all.
HBCUs and the Trump Administration
Andrew Kreighbaum, Inside Higher Ed
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Leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) say their strategy of working closely with the White House and congressional Republicans is working.
Essay: Bringing Guilds to Colleges
William G. Durden, Inside Higher Ed
Developing a Workforce for Energy Infrastructure Jobs
Matthew Dembicki, Community College Daily
Blog: Word on the Beat: First-Generation Students
Allison Kowalski, Education Writers Association
The Case for Inclusive Teaching
Kevin Gannon, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Will the OIG Audit of WGU Cool Interest in CBE?
A. Sasha Thackaberry, The EvoLLLution
University Leaders Should Expect a Shift in Measurement of Learning Outcomes
David Hutchins, EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education
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