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January 30, 2019 // National Association of Student Financial Aid and Administrators
The Department of Education (ED) has taken many steps to better K-12 education standards, such as through the No Child Left Behind Act, which contributed to a national high school graduation rate of 84 percent for the 2015-16 academic year. A new report from the think tank Third Way explores the economic effects that would result if the college completion rate was equally high—which the author wrote is achievable if we dedicate the same “laser-like focus” to higher education and implement policy changes in the Higher Education Act (HEA) to increase retention rates.
January 28, 2019 // Campus Technology
What are higher education IT folks interested in? Judging by the reading habits of the Campus Technology audience, ed tech trends were far and away the most popular topic for 2018. Security and privacy issues also made a strong showing, followed by enrollment challenges, online learning, social media, classroom design and student advising.
January 15, 2019 // Education Dive
Colleges have the ability to gather more student data than ever before, and with that information comes the pressure to put it to good use. Nudges, when done right, are proving up to that task.
January 14, 2019 // The Garden City Telegram
As technology bounds forward in ever-increasing leaps, Dodge City Community College, like many institutions across the country, is becoming more aware that on college campuses today, building a productive student experience requires embracing tomorrow.
December 28, 2018 // Indianapolis Business Journal
Indianapolis-based education software firm ClearScholar Inc. was acquired in June by Civitas Learning Inc., an Austin, Texas-based education-tech company that supplies its data-gathering and packaging platform to more than 350 colleges and universities.
December 20, 2018 // Higher Learning Advocates
The higher ed system that we have today, if you can call it a system, is not built for the challenges we’re facing. The majority of college students we need to serve are non-traditional students, who don’t live on a residential campus with the classic, stereotypical college experience.
November 27, 2018 // The State Press
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities announced ASU, along with four other universities, as a finalist for the 2018 Degree Completion Award.
November 12, 2018 // University Business
Civitas Learning and Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL) announced a new partnership to help colleges and universities improve student outcomes across the full student journey, inventory and assess the impact of student success initiatives, and increase graduation rates.
November 8, 2018 // University Business
Civitas Learning announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Competency status. This designation recognizes that Civitas Learning provides solutions to — and has deep experience working with — higher education customers to deliver mission-critical workloads and applications on AWS. Achieving this differentiates Civitas Learning as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that possesses deep domain expertise and has developed innovative technology solutions that leverage AWS services.