CSUSB Fourth Annual Founder’s Society Dinner

The Fourth Annual Founder's Society Dinner, held Dec. 4, 2017 at The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, celebrated and acknowledged CSUSB Palm Desert Campus founders, donors and community partners. Medals of merit were awarded to those who donated $250,000 and… Read full article at The Desert Sun

COD Academic Angels Holiday Lunch

The College of the Desert Academic Angels held a heavenly holiday luncheon to celebrate the season at Cuistot. For more than three decades the members of this organization have served as goodwill ambassadors for the College and throughout the year… Read full article at The Desert Sun

NATIONAL: At age 16, A Maryland student…

In spring 2016, Liza Goldberg asked scientists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., if she could do research there. But there was a problem: She was 14, and the agency’s internship program accepts students starting at 16.… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Sharp decline in high school graduation…

In this new year, we are experiencing a drastic change in the way U.S. students are assessed. A national movement led by educators, parents and legislators has greatly cut back high-stakes standardized testing in public schools. Five years ago, 25… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: A new way emerges to cover…

Nestled along the San Diego coastline, Point Loma Nazarene University is a world away from Wall Street. But the Christian liberal arts college is at the forefront of financial innovation. Last fall, Point Loma began offering some of its 4,500… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Spread of fake news prompts literacy…

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Alarmed by the proliferation of false content online, state lawmakers around the country are pushing schools to put more emphasis on teaching students how to tell fact from fiction. Lawmakers in several states have introduced or… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Here’s how Washington could shape higher…

The year ahead could usher in significant changes in the federal government’s role in higher education. Events set in motion in 2017 will loom large, though resolutions may be years in the making. Here are a few things worth watching… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: The biggest higher-ed economics stories of…

The financial lives of college students and universities took center stage this year in ways few could imagine. Higher education captured the attention of Congress with the sweeping Republican tax plan, resulting in an unprecedented move on college endowments. State… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Arizona Schools Superintendent Decries Ethnic Studies…

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's top education official says she is disappointed with a judge's decision to permanently block an ethnic studies ban that dismantled a popular Mexican-American studies program. Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas said in a statement Friday… Read full article at US News and World Report