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Education Dept. to Repeal ‘Gainful’ Rules

August 10, 2018

Category: News

The Department of Education plans to repeal the Obama administration’s gainful employment rule, it announced Friday. The rule sought to hold all career education and certificate programs — the vast majority at for-profit institutions — ccountable for producing graduates with […]


These Educators Are Using Personalized Learning to Think Differently About Teaching

August 2, 2018

The familiar comment on education is that it hasn’t changed in a hundred years. However, pioneering educators have been thinking more critically about what schools should look like and how we can better cater to the needs of all students […]


New Chicago college opens for Latino students

July 20, 2018

The college will still need to show success to receive accreditation, which would allow students to receive federal Pell grants. The grants are critical for low-income students, but often under-utilized by immigrant populations concerned about disclosing their legal status. The […]


News

What can teacher colleges do to turn around declining interest in the profession?

August 13, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With all the stories about teacher protests, low pay for teachers, school shootings, and lack of teacher respect, it is little wonder that fewer people are being drawn to the profession. According to a recent survey cited in the report […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How an Indiana school district is closing learning gaps, raising student achievement

August 13, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Although the most recent Nation’s Report Card from the National Assessment of Educational Progress indicates that less than half of students are at or above proficiency in all subjects, we have the opportunity to shift the culture of constant test […]


Education Tech

Online learning to melt snow days in 5 South Carolina districts

August 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As technology and 1:1 device programs become more commonplace in schools nationwide, the snow day will increasingly become a fabled event of the past, with the youth of tomorrow unable to comprehend their parents’ recounting of the excitement of waking […]