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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Juggling data, dropout prevention, and academic preparedness by Laura Devaney, Director of News, K-12 and Higher Education.

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"In this week's news, using grants to stem dropout rates; preparing students for success in community college; managing data with 3 tips; and how the STEM crisis is impacting IT." writes



Catch up on the most compelling higher-ed news stories you may have missed this week. 

Each Friday, Laura Devaney will be bringing you a recap of some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week. 

I can’t fit all of our news stories here, though, so feel free to visit eCampusNews.com and read up on other news you may have missed.

Photo: eCampus News
In this week’s news: 

Can small grants can help retain dropouts?
Awarding small grants to students on the verge of dropping out could boost graduation rates.
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Community college students not prepared
A new report examines remedial course rates and national movements to reduce remedial enrollment. 

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3 trends for better data management
In response to the data explosion in higher ed—and the value to be gleaned from it—institutions are rethinking data management and the traditional data center. 

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STEM crisis quickly becoming an IT problem
Most of today’s digital native generation has no interest in having an IT career. So who, exactly, will provide the technology and support needed to satisfy the future generation? 

Read more... 

Source: eCampus News 


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