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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 […]


Education Tech, News

Study: Personalized learning requires proper funding, greater district guidance

July 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While more schools are turning to personalized learning models, the success rate varies widely depending on implementation and support. In many schools personalized learning has strong support in and is effective in changing instruction. As one principal noted, personalized learning […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Workers in the Spotlight, Higher Ed on the Sidelines

July 24, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Did you notice what — and who — was missing from all the hullabaloo last week around the White House’s national work-force strategy? The executive order creating a National Council for the American Worker aims “to ensure that America’s students […]


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Are students’ constitutional rights being violated when they can’t read at grade level?

July 23, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The argument that literacy is a fundamental right, one that states are constitutionally bound to provide to all of its students, isn’t a new one. A precedent was set in the U.S. Supreme Court back in the 1970s, which found […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

New Chicago college opens for Latino students

July 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

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 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

6 higher ed leaders sound off about diversity and civility on campus

July 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Diversity and civility as concepts have been difficult for higher education to reconcile. There are varying definitions on each, and the terms can be politically loaded. For some, they represent an attempt at blanketed oppression. As the U.S. population becomes […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Detroit turns to teachers certified online to fill yawning gap

July 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The marked decrease in young people entering the teaching profession is being attributed to a variety of reasons, including low pay and a lack of respect for teachers that simply wasn’t the case decades ago. The result is that as […]


Education Tech, News

Arts teachers lack training in working with students who have special needs

June 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The article notes that this summer, directors of arts education programs at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and the Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia — both of which include working with special needs as part […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Abundant data on campuses should be refined and shared

June 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

At the University of Arizona, Susda Ram, a professor of management information systems and director of the university’s Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics, has developed an initiative he hopes will use data to prevent students from dropping out, which […]