From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “With just-released research suggesting that there are gaps in colleges’ understanding about international-student retention, conference-goers here at the annual meeting of Nafsa: Association of International Educators are asking: So, what can we do to ensure students don’t leave without earning their degree?”

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From Inside Higher Ed: “American history is constantly debated not only by historians but by politicians. So it was largely unsurprising when some Republicans started to criticize the new Advanced Placement U.S. history framework last year for allegedly downplaying positive elements of America’s past. Many historians were caught off guard last week, however, when the criticism grew legs, at least in Oklahoma: a legislative committee there easily passed a bill declaring the new AP curriculum an “emergency” threatening the “public peace, health and safety,” to be defunded in the coming school year.”

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