Global, Israel, Politics

Let My Students Go

Inside Higher Ed reports,

Many colleges have traditionally relied on the U.S. State Department’s travel warnings to decide which countries are safe enough for study abroad programs. If a country is on the list, students wanting to study there could forget about help — including financial aid or credit transfer — from their home institutions.
In the last year, however, many colleges have started to rethink such an approach. A number have created new ways to allow study abroad in countries on the list. The changes have generally been prompted by students who want to be able to enroll at colleges in Israel, which is on the State Department’s list. But the policies being adopted by colleges aren’t Israel-specific and could change the way students, their families and their institutions think about which countries to consider for study and how to weigh the risks involved.

Full story.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.