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Betsy DeVos Loves Charter Schools. That’s Bad for Charter Schools.

June 4, 2018

Via: NY Times

At Hiawatha Academies’ elementary school in the Morris Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, signs welcome immigrants in multiple languages. Over 75 percent of students there are learning English as a second language, and most are the children of Hispanic immigrants. Hiawatha […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

‘Non-traditional’ presidencies more common than data shows

June 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The ultimate role of a university president is to translate the culture and mission of an institution into revenue for the institution, typically in the areas of fundraising, public relations and outreach within its immediate community and throughout different industrial […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

The importance of online learning for Hispanic students

June 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The qualitative data provided by CSUCI students supporters the increasing amount of quantitative data supporting the value of online learning. A recent study from Arizona State University revealed that of students surveyed between two four-year and two community colleges, first-time […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Cleveland schools CIO advises districts to fail forward, embrace new models

May 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the shift to digital has had its share of bumps in the road, it stands to significantly transform and improve education over the long haul. This has already been seen to some extent with the rising prevalence of models […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How ‘special’ education impedes social justice for students with autism

May 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

To receive special education services, students must meet the eligibility criteria for one of the 13 disability categories designated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004. To access services, predefined criteria from one of these examples must adversely […]


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Knowledge is more accessible than ever through open online courses

May 31, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in online education. Many organizations have begun experimenting with Massive Open Online Courses as a new way to offer educational services. Google’s latest initiative involves a new website with a number of resources, […]


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Is dual mission education the key to increasing postsecondary access?

May 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Fewer than one in three students who enroll in community colleges go on to enroll in four-year institutions within six years, and former Weber State University president and current Utah state senator Ann Milner said during the recent Dual Mission […]


Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

A Better List Of Ideas For Project-Based Learning

May 30, 2018

Via: TeachThought

At TeachThought, we’re huge fans of project-based learning. While there is no magic bullet of practice, program, or framework that automatically produces progressive and effective learning, what makes project-based learning exceptional is its flexibility. As it is, first and foremost, […]


Education Tech

New learning models put one-teacher classroom on endangered list

May 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Dive Brief: Personalized and blended instruction models are difficult to make work in the typical one-teacher classroom, per an analysis by Public Impact and the Clayton Christensen Institute, EdSurge reports. Key elements of a successful new staffing model include differentiated […]


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Critics: President Trump’s school safety commission lacks transparency, urgency

May 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Dive Brief: Since the Federal Commission on School Safety’s organizational meeting on March 28, only one meeting on May 17 has been held. Considering the number of gun-related incidents at schools in that span of time, critics say the pace […]