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Buffalo schools have adopted a curriculum that pushes the controversial idea that all White people perpetuate systemic racism, while 80% of its students fail to reach proficiency in reading and writing, an editor said Wednesday.  City Journal editor Chris Rufo, during an appearance on "The Ingraham Angle," said the "diversity czar" of Buffalo public schools was caught on tape saying she believes that America's sickness leads some White people to believe Black people are less than human.  One of the district's instructional materials also includes the assertion that "all White people play a part in perpetuating systemic racism." He said the narrative of system racism has also spread to schools across the country, which shifts attention away from "their own abysmal failure to educate kids." BUFFALO'S SCHOOL DISTRICT TELLS STUDENTS THAT 'ALL WHITE PEOPLE PLAY A PART IN PERPETUATING SYSTEMIC RACISM' "Woke academics and

FHSU Online programs ranked high by numerous organizations - FHSU News

FHSU Online programs ranked high by numerous organizations - FHSU News


FHSU Online programs ranked high by numerous organizations - FHSU News

Posted: 02 Feb 2021 06:46 AM PST

2/2/21

Fort Hays State University closed out the year of 2020 with nine different programs ranked in the top 10 by organizations evaluating online higher education programs.

Topping the list for the final rankings of 2020 was the Department of Nursing, which was ranked No. 1 among the most affordable online master's in nursing educator programs by nursingschool.com. The program is completely online, so it provides the flexibility that a lot of students need. Designed for current working nurses who want to transition into education, this MSN covers the educational topics that apply to the nursing field. Students benefit from a combination of a flexible course timeline as well as the chance to interact with their fellow students. For the list of ranked programs, visit https://www.nursingschoolhub.com/most-affordable-nurse-educator-msn/.

Two FHSU programs received No. 2 rankings – the master of business administration (MBA) and diagnostic medical sonography. For business students looking for the lowest-risk investment in an MBA program, ValueColleges.com editors researched online and hybrid programs from accredited trusted colleges and universities across the United States. Value Colleges ranked programs according to one simple metric: tuition cost, according to current IPEDS data. The top 25 rankings list can be seen at https://www.valuecolleges.com/ranking/cheapest-online-mba-programs.

The diagnostic medical sonography program was ranked second by Accredited Online Colleges. The program is 124 credit hours in duration, with the major elective courses comprising 30 credit hours, which students can obtain by choosing from a large list of relevant imaging classes. Those who have completed a radiologic technology program from a non-degree-granting institution may find FHSU's program particularly advantageous to their educational pursuits, as the university grants up to 46 credits toward the degree for prior related coursework. The rankings can be found at https://www.accredited-online-college.org/accredited-online-colleges-diagnostic-medical-sonography/.

Ranked fourth, by BachelorsDegreeCenter.org for fast-paced degrees was FHSU's political science program. Finding a fast-track program is easy, but finding a good one can be difficult. Bachelor's Degree Center features only accredited, reputable colleges and universities offering accelerated-format degrees. Programs are ranked by their cost, reputation, and salary potential, using data from Niche and IPEDS. These accelerated political science degree programs are available both online and on campus. The list of ranked programs can be found at https://www.bachelorsdegreecenter.org/accelerated-political-science-degrees/.

Learn.org – a free online resource for students and career seekers – ranked two FHSU programs in the top six: hospitality and management, third, and online elementary education, sixth.

Learn.org noted that students interested in a career as an innkeeper, a restauranteur or a hotel manager should explore FHSU's online bachelor's degree in hospitality management. Its program gives students a well-rounded background in business and tourism and hospitality management through core classes. A complete list of the rankings can be found at https://learn.org/articles/Bachelors_Degree_in_Hospitality_Management_Online_Degree.html.

In compiling the top 25 list for elementary education, Learn.org considered hundreds of universities across the country and selected Fort Hays State based on academic and career resources, the quality of education, faculty and more. For the complete list of ranked schools, visit https://learn.org/articles/best_online_elementary_education_bachelors_degrees.html.

EduRef.net, a nationally recognized provider of college planning resources, ranked FHSU's master's in education the seventh most affordable in the country. EduRef.net reviews publicly available data to produce independent ranking assessments of various educational programs, in addition to student guides and resources. A complete list of the rankings can be found at https://www.eduref.net/most-affordable-colleges/online-masters-in-education-degrees.

FHSU was featured by OnlineMastersColleges.com as one of the top 20 in the nation for affordability and value for online master's education programs. The organization's educational specialists research various universities that offer online master's programs in different subjects and rank them based on affordability and quality of the programs. Fort Hays State was ranked eighth, and a full list of the top 20 can be found at https://www.onlinemasterscolleges.com/most-affordable-online-masters-programs/.

FHSU's gerontology program earned a 10th-place ranking from Accredited Online Colleges, which stated that "Fort Hays State University promises to provide one of the highest quality educations available." The bachelor of general studies option gives students a broad liberal arts education while allowing them to gain expertise on the aging population. Students who choose the gerontology concentration complete 21 hours of concentration-specific courses. Data used for the rankings by Accredited Online College include affordability, student-to-faculty ratio and the number of programs offered on-campus and online. A complete list of the rankings can be found at https://www.accredited-online-college.org/accredited-online-colleges-gerontology.

U of A Climbs in U.S. News Rankings in Two Categories of Online Programs - University of Arkansas Newswire

Posted: 25 Jan 2021 10:13 PM PST

Jan. 26, 2021

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Online degree programs at the University of Arkansas climbed in two categories in the 2021 U.S. News and World Report's "Best Online Programs" rankings. Those programs ranked in the top 50 nationally, and other online programs ranked well.

The U of A's eight online bachelor's degree programs offered by four academic colleges rose to No. 21 in the 2021 national survey, climbing eight spots from the previous year. The bachelor's programs ranked No. 19 among public institutions.

Online master's degree programs in engineering rose to No. 42 in 2021, up four spots from 2020. These programs from the College of Engineering ranked No. 32 among public institutions.

Online master's degree programs in education from the College of Education and Health Professions ranked No. 72 overall and No. 63 among public institutions.

Online programs from academic colleges across the U of A are showcased on the University of Arkansas ONLINE website.

"Congratulations to the faculty who created these high-quality online programs," said Cheryl Murphy, vice provost for distance education. "The faculty's commitment to academic excellence and the institution's willingness to invest in online education make it possible for the U of A to stay nationally competitive in a very aggressive space."

ONLINE BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMS

Online bachelor's degree programs ranked No. 21 among 337 ranked programs. Those programs include:

Online bachelor's degree programs are offered by the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences; the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences; the Sam M. Walton College of Business; and the College of Education and Health Professions.

ONLINE ENGINEERING MASTER'S PROGRAMS

Online master's degree engineering programs from the College of Engineering ranked No. 42 among 97 institutions in 2021.

"Our online programs allow the College of Engineering to extend our reach across the globe, providing engineers from all over the opportunity to deepen their skillsets in areas that impact us all," said Kim Needy, dean of the College of Engineering. "I'm pleased to see the outstanding work of our faculty and staff recognized in these rankings."

Graduate engineering programs delivered online are master's degrees in engineering,electrical engineering and engineering management.

ONLINE EDUCATION MASTER'S PROGRAMS

Online master's degree programs in education from the College of Education and Health Professions ranked No. 72 among 296 ranked institutions in 2021. The college's online programs in Educational Leadership ranked No. 27 within the "specialties" sub-category "Educational Administration and Supervision."

"We are pleased that our online master's degree programs in education have been recognized among the best online programs in the nation," said Brian Primack, dean of the College of Education and Health Professions. "We are especially proud to provide affordable, accessible education that emphasizes high-quality instruction and support while allowing students the flexibility of an online learning environment."

Graduate education degree programs delivered online:

METHODOLOGY

U.S. News rankings for undergraduate degree programs are based on four categories: student engagement, student services and technology, faculty credentials and training, and peer reputation. Rankings for graduate education and graduate engineering programs include those four categories and selectivity of admissions. Full rankings, data and detailed methodologies are available on the U.S. News website.

U OF A ONLINE

Providing quality online programs is imperative as more people rely on distance learning to access higher education, both at the U of A and nationwide.

More than 14,700 U of A students took at least one online course in academic year 2020, which represented almost 50 percent of the student population. About 11 percent of all U of A students, or 3,427 students, studied exclusively online in the same academic year. Nationwide, almost 7 million students studied at a distance in 2018, with nearly half of them taking exclusively distance education courses, according to the National Center for Education Statistics website.

In the last academic year at the U of A, 226 undergraduate students and 689 graduate students earned degrees through online programs.

About the Global Campus: The Global Campus supports U of A colleges and schools in the development and delivery of online programs and courses. It provides instructional design services, technology services and assistance with marketing, recruiting and strategic academic development.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among fewer than 3% of colleges and universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the U of A among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.

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