The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Edward Adutwum
Wed, 08/30/2017 - 16:10

EurekaFacts has released its report on the Summer Work Travel (SWT) program. The report reviewed the history and current status of the SWT program, researched the experiences of employers and participants, and analyzed secondary employment and economic data.

SWT is the largest of the U.S. Department of State-regulated Exchange Visitor Programs. The report observed that the SWT program has reflected U.S. foreign diplomatic effort and objectives.

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:03

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/30/2017

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email us and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions

Savannah Stephens
Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:27

According to a recent Politico article, the Trump administration may be considering spending less than what Congress has issued. While no evidence exists that this is a deliberate action, the administration has been slow to disburse funds. Specifically, Secretary of State Tillerson has failed to spend funds allocated to fight Russian and terrorist propaganda and has attempted to freeze fellowships for women and minorities.

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 10:11

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/23/2017

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Edward Adutwum
Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:05

The Institute of International Education (IIE) released a 2017 update to its 2014 report, Charting New Pathways to Higher Education: International Secondary Students in the United States. The update found “a strong increase” in international students on F-1 visas enrolling in high schools across the United Sta

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:52

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/16/2017

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Wed, 08/09/2017 - 09:29

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/9/2017

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Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:38

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 8/2/2017

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Savannah Stephens
Tue, 08/01/2017 - 15:30

The British Council released the 2nd volume of their The Shape of Global Higher Education report. This version, released a year after the original, includes results from 12 additional countries as well as frames the results differently to aid higher education institutions rather than only national policy makers.

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:33

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 7/26/2017

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email us and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions