This guest post is contributed by Kathryn McDermott and Lisa Keller. McDermott is Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy and Keller is Assistant Professor in the Research and Evaluation Methods Program, both at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
With the Department of Education's release of its latest??Race to the Top competition???this one focused on school districts instead of states???there has been a slew of pieces about whether these types of competitions are good ideas and around what the federal government does well and poorly in education. Given the overriding focus in this particular ...
Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) recently recruited international students from El Salvador to their rural Iowa campus with the help of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Indian Hills, ranked in the top 10% of all community colleges in the nation since 2011 by the Aspen Institute, expressed the need to connect with international partners in an affordable and reliable way. IHCC features various studies relating to diversity—and aims to place international students from a variety of countries on their own campus.
Washington (AFP) - Step aside, Donald Trump. The brash billionaire must now share frontrunner status in the US Republican presidential nominations battle with retired neurosurgeon and fellow political outsider Ben Carson, fresh polling showed Wednesday.
TORONTO — Liberals are into the home stretch of their five-month leadership race this week, with 127,000 party members and supporters to cast their votes between now and Sunday on who they want to lead them into the next election.
The stakes are high as Liberals are facing the very real prospects of seeing their third-place party — once considered the “natural governing party” of Canada — cease to exist should they make the wrong decision.