Record Year* for Foreign Student Enrollment

November 17, 2008

INSIDE HIGHER ED–More foreign students came to the United States in the 2007-8 academic year than ever before. But while there were some gains in the core undergraduate and graduate populations, particularly at the graduate level, the record result was driven largely by dramatic increases in the numbers of international students employed off-campus full story


U.S. schools’ foreign enrollments soar

November 17, 2008

USA TODAY–The number of foreign students enrolled in U.S. colleges surged 7% last year to 623,805, an all-time high and the largest one-year increase on record. It is the strongest sign yet that post-9/11 declines are history. Enrollments of foreign undergraduate and graduate students just starting to pursue their degree are rising even faster — 10.1% last year — suggesting full story


Salem teacher wins ESOL award

November 17, 2008

SALEM, MA–Salem High School science teacher Bonnie Saulnier spends her days teaching chemistry and earth science, but she also dedicates much of her time outside the classroom to making things better in the classroom. Yesterday, Saulnier was acknowledged as the Mainstream Teacher of the Year by the Northern New England Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages full story