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TwinXL: Will the Fall Semester Happen? What Should Parents Do? Guest Michael Horn

Listen to Will the Fall Semester Happen? What Should Parents Do? with Guest Michael Horn, by Laura Deveau and Beth Grampetro, TwinXL Podcast, May 22, 2020. Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday I wanted to share a favorite podcast of mine, TwinXL. It is hosted by former colleagues Laura…

TheHill.com: Due to COVID-19, thousands of low-income students are deferring and dropping college plans

Read Due to COVID-19, thousands of low-income students are deferring and dropping college plans by Richard Whitmire, from TheHill.com, May 17, 2020 Read We’re About to Have the Longest Summer Vacation Ever. That’s Going to Be a Problem by Evan Mandery, from Politico, May 17, 2020 Read It’s time to…

Resources for Homeless and Foster Youth College Students

A curated list of online resources for those supporting students experiencing homelessness, former foster care youth and those living in poverty. The list of resources will be updated frequently – please check again periodically. Last month, a group of alumni from the USC Rossier School of Education met on a…

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Top Higher Ed Groups Create New DACA Resources Website

Read Top Higher Ed Groups Create New DACA Resources Website, from Diverse Issues in Higher Education, May 8, 2020. Listen To Build Strategy, Start with the Future, from Harvard Business Review IdeaCast, May 12, 2020. (Page 2) Read Inside Higher Education: New Title IX Regulation Sets Location-Based Boundaries for Sexual…

Mindful.Org: Zoom Exhaustion is Real. Here are Six ways to Find Balance and Stay Connected (and other WIFI Articles)

Read Zoom Exhaustion is Real. Here are Six ways to Find Balance and Stay Connected by Steve Hickman, from Mindful.org.  Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday. Over the last few weeks, I have heard about the effects of Zoom and other online platforms making people feel exhausted. When I…

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Universities try to catch up to their growing Latinx populations – The Hechinger Report

“Across the country, many universities are seeing similar increases [to Latinx populations]. Between 2000 and 2015, the number of Latinx college students more than doubled, to 3 million. Their share of overall college enrollment rose between 1996 and 2016 from 8 to 19 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.” by Aaron Cantú,…

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