Education

Inside Ohio’s College Enrollment Decline

Over the past decade, college enrollment nationwide has been on a decline and, according to Inside Higher Education, this decline has been more severe among colleges in the Midwest and Northeast. Public institutions rely on tuition and state funding associated with student enrollment to maintain their operational budgets, so dropping enrollment numbers spell trouble for the future of higher education.

The Rise of Teacher Turnover in Detroit’s Charter Schools

Michigan currently has the highest number of for-profit charter schools in the country, and the metro Detroit area, which includes Wayne, Oakland and Macomb...

Perspectives on a Post-pandemic Higher Education System

Rapid global and societal shifts have forced higher education institutions to adapt and address existing issues that otherwise may have dragged on in ongoing...

Nine Miles: Disciplinary Action Across Racial Lines in Northwest Indiana

Merrillville High School and Crown Point High School sit nine miles apart from one another in Lake County, Indiana. Both serving a student population...

Zoom University: The Complexities of Student Life in a Pandemic

Whether on campus or at home, college students have embarked on an unusual academic year during the pandemic. From on-campus outbreaks to spending entire...

65 Years Later: Racial Divides in Northwest Ohio School Districts

Legal segregation may seem a bygone era—a chapter in U.S. history textbooks. But systemic racism persists today, including in the very institutions teaching that history: schools. We take a look at data from school districts in Northwest Ohio to see how our region measures up.

Ohio Colleges’ Fall Reopening Plans—the Rundown

For the past few weeks, students have been eagerly refreshing their universities’ websites, seeking updates on the fate of their upcoming academic year. Universities...

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