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Many students don’t feel career-ready

August 14, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Education is of limited value if students are not prepared for the demands of the future and if employers don’t have access to the skilled workers they need. More states are recognizing that the needs of the business community and […]


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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 […]


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Education Dept. to Repeal ‘Gainful’ Rules

August 10, 2018

Via: Inside Higher Ed

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 […]


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Report: Hate speech remains persistent concern in public schools

August 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Students from all backgrounds who attend schools have a right to do so without fear or intimidation. However, every day, students are subjected to forms of hate speech and intimidation that would never be excused or tolerated in a workplace […]


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How do high-performing countries prepare and support teachers?

August 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

High standards for teacher preparation programs, expecting educators to become scholars of teaching and substantial time for collaboration with peers are a few of the elements that set the teaching profession in high-performing countries apart from that of the U.S., […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Colleges responding to Trump’s immigration crackdown

August 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The official policy of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is to not be active on campuses except in cases where there is a safety threat. “Enforcement actions are not to occur” at schools, according to the agency’s Sensitive Locations […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Diversity in teacher degree programs lags nationwide

July 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Several studies have shown that minority students perform better when they have a teacher like themselves. Another Urban Institute report has indicated behavior problems decrease, graduation rates go up and the school culture improves with a diverse staff. A series […]


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DeVos to kill second for-profit college regulation

July 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The rule has been controversial since it was announced in 2011, and it was tossed out in court, then revised and finally stalled last year by the Trump administration. Atlantic magazine reported that the Education Department also has targeted a […]


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Florida database to combine social media, law enforcement, social services records

July 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A recent report from the RAND Corp. provides some guidance to district leaders on how law enforcement might use social media to gain clues about students intending harm to themselves or others. Based on a 2017 panel convened by the […]


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Court rules New Mexico fails to provide an adequate public education

July 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Lawsuits over lack of education funding continue to crop up with increasing regularity following the recession of 2008-2009. During that period, states slashed budgets down to the bone. In Indiana, for instance, funding is still short of what it was […]