Category: Uncategorized


New Jersey boots basic skills exam requirement for teacher candidates

November 29, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

Opponents of certification exams have long viewed these tests as daunting obstacles for teacher candidates, especially for candidates of color. The National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers union, has also come out against the Praxis and other licensure exams […]


Student Loan Errors Prompt $7.2M Penalty

October 31, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Millions of borrowers didn’t receive their student loan bills on time, a mistake that led thousands of borrowers to miss their payments, the Education Department said Monday. Because of that error, the department won’t pay the Missouri Higher Education Loan […]


FCC proposes $200M for K-12 cybersecurity

August 4, 2023

Via: eSchool News

Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel is asking her fellow Commissioners to support a proposal that would take further steps to enhance cybersecurity protections to protect school networks. In a speech before the School Superintendents Association and the Association of […]

News, Uncategorized

Who wins when a state guarantees college admission to its top high school students?

March 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The policy, called the Top Ten Percent (TTP) rule, was implemented in 1998, the year after the state’s universities were prohibited from using affirmative action in admissions. The University of Texas System reinstated race-conscious admissions in 2005. TTP pulled in […]

News, Uncategorized

San Francisco district adopts teacher housing plan

January 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The resolution notes that high housing costs have led to some SFUSD employees becoming “super commuters” — driving as much as two to five hours to get to work. Working side jobs, living in cars and sleeping on friends’ couches […]


High school hacker’s story a lesson on student data security

September 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Research ⁠— and experience ⁠—has shown schools are notoriously easy targets for hackers because they are a goldmine of data that does well on the black market. Already this school year, there has been a spike in ransomware attacks in […]

News, Uncategorized

Report: Climate Change and Migration May Impact the Future of Schools

November 29, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Raging wildfires in California and devastating hurricanes along the Atlantic seaboard have sent school officials scrambling to resolve immediate problems, such as repairing infrastructure and finding new schools for displaced students. Longer term, climate change may have a more permanent, […]


What lessons can higher ed teach K-12 about cybersecurity? 4 experts share their insights

October 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Navigating cybersecurity and establishing best practices presents one of the greatest administrative challenges for an increasingly digital K-12 environment. Schools and districts are favored targets for hackers due to the treasure trove of personal data they maintain from both students […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, Uncategorized

Report: Colleges need more time to fill their incoming classes

September 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

This year’s survey captures data on several pressing issues facing admissions and enrollment management leaders, including attracting international students and out-of-control waiting lists. The decline in international student enrollment is driven by several factors, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts’ […]

News, Uncategorized

Missouri Lawmaker Takes Aim at Salaries of Melissa Click and 2 Others in Budget Plan

February 24, 2016

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

A budget proposal unveiled by a senior Missouri legislator on Tuesday would strip the salaries of Melissa A. Click, the communication professor suspendedafter she was charged with assault for her role in an altercation at a campus protest, and two […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning, Uncategorized

Study suggests high school students hold negative views of online education

February 17, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Most college-bound high school students are concerned about the quality of online education, but many say they are open to the idea of taking some of their courses online, a new study shows. But the most recent issue of the […]