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Stand Alone: 2015 – 2024: 10 years of changing higher education for estranged students

HEPI

In 2015, Stand Alone, a small charity founded in 2013 to offer support to adults estranged from family, embarked on the ambitious project to change higher education for students whose relationship with their parents and wider family network had broken down, i.e. were estranged.

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South Korea hosts 200,000 international students, hits 2015 target

The PIE News

The 205,167 international students enrolled in March 2023 means the country hit a target set in 2015 of hosting 200,000 foreign students by 2023. ” The post South Korea hosts 200,000 international students, hits 2015 target appeared first on The PIE News.

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Tennessee College-Going Rate on the Rise

Inside Higher Ed

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission recently reported the largest year-over-year increase in the state’s college-going rate since the 2015 launch of Tennessee Promise, a last-dollar free tuition scholarship for community college students.

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Modest 6% increase builds on post-Covid IEP boom in US

The PIE News

Sub-Saharan Africa still sees a very low percentage, with 2% market share in 2015, 1% in 2019 and now 3% in 2023. Maintaining a healthier average is Asia, which peaked in 2019 with over 50% of the market share – in 2023, it has 38% – but Europe has grown significantly since 2015 when it had just 7% market share.

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A Decade-Long State Chancellorship Is Ending. Board Members Won’t Say Why.

Inside Higher Ed

In 2015, the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education hired Mark Hagerott to lead the state’s system of 11 public colleges and universities. The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education met behind closed doors before voting unanimously to end Mark Hagerott’s time as chancellor. But he’s getting an extended, well-paid exit.

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Students Increasingly Uncomfortable Sharing Political Opinions

Inside Higher Ed

In the latest iteration of the Harvard Youth Poll, conducted by the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School, one-third of students between 18 and 29 said they feel uncomfortable sharing their political views on campus for fear of negative repercussions—a share that has climbed since 2015, when 13 percent responded that way.

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Report: National Six-Year College Completion Rates Stalling

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

NSC’s researchers found that, on a national level, the six-year completion rate for students who began college in Fall 2017 was 62.2%, the same as those who began in Fall 2015. Older college students – those older than age 24 – seem to be finishing college at gradually higher rates, now at 52% from 2015’s 50.5%. million students.

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