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Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Trump Seeks $7 Billion Cut to Children’s Health Insurance Program

May 16, 2018

Via: Education Week

President Donald Trump is seeking to chop about $7 billion from the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP, mostly from unobligated funds, as part of a broader effort to reduce government spending. Trump is also trying to cut $150 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

$10 billion campaign launched to educate every child by 2030

May 14, 2018

Via: Education Week

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A campaign to raise $10 billion to ensure that every child gets a secondary school education by 2030 received support Friday from the U.N. chief, global and regional banks, and 11.5 million young people who are […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

4-year graduation percentage hits record

May 11, 2018

Via: Education Week

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State education officials say the percentage of Louisiana students graduating from high school in four years has hit an all-time high. It was 78.1 percent in 2017, up from 77 percent a year earlier. The […]


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5 roles university libraries will play in the future

May 1, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Universities are seeking ways to innovate and keep up with the changing expectations of students and faculty, and university libraries are no different. Academic libraries are good at adapting as they try to meet students and faculty who learn differently […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms, News

4 key findings about university innovation

April 30, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Nearly all administrators (91 percent) in a recent survey say innovation is a top strategic or academic priority, but just 40 percent say their institution has a dedicated university innovation budget, according to a new report that explores the drivers […]


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Hundreds of Omaha high school students protest gun violence

April 23, 2018

Via: Education Week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Students from Central and Burke high schools in Omaha walked out of class as part of a national movement on the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre in Colorado. Omaha television station KETV reports […]


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Report illustrates vulnerability of first-generation college students

April 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The unspoken liability for most first-generation college students is a lack of resources, and with that financial challenge are the cultural and economic resources that impede these students from even considering college. Arizona State University is one example of how […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Innovative classroom furnishings encourage creativity and collaboration

April 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As schools seek ways to encourage individuality, creativity, innovation and collaboration, redesigning the classroom space seems like a logical place to start. The traditional desk-in-rows format does little to promote these ideas. Many schools are now looking at flexible seating […]


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Schools need industry input to help students connect learning to the real world

April 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While some students are true scholars who love learning for learning’s sake, most students are immensely practical. They don’t want to “waste” time and energy learning something they don’t see as relevant to their lives. This is why making real-world […]


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Undergraduate STEM education must improve–here’s how to do it

March 28, 2018

Via: eCampus News

STEM fields are essential for the nation’s economic health and global success, but some troubling trends point to the need to monitor undergraduate STEM education with a critical eye, according to a new report. Undergraduate STEM education plays a central […]