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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 […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Lack of resources breeds high teacher stress levels detrimental to student achievement

June 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Education can easily feel like a thankless job, and as eSchool News points out, the proportion of teachers with “high-level stress” is as high as 93%. And with active learning models that have come with the influx of technology in […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report identifies SEL barriers students face, strategies to overcome them

June 22, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Equity issues still plague many aspects of education. A recent study found that racial and economic segregation remain largely unchanged at many schools, despite attempts at voluntary integration. Another recent report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights suggested that […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Trump administration releases plan to combine Education, Labor departments

June 22, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Experts predict there will be significant opposition from Congress on any proposal to merge agencies. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chair Virginia Foxx (R-NC) has been marginally supportive of the idea, while her Democratic counterpart, Bobby Scott (D-VA), […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Is automation disrupting higher education?

June 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The workplace of the future will be marked by unprecedentedly advanced technologies, as well as a focus on incorporating artificially intelligent algorithms of automation to drive higher levels of production with fewer resources. Employers and education stakeholders, noting the reality […]


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DeVos allows most states to exceed special ed testing accommodations cap

June 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Lawmakers now seem to be stating that DeVos is being too lenient, when a year ago she was thought to be taking too hard of a line with the states. Devos has maintained that she plans to give authority back to […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Spreading awareness of early-childhood education — with Elmo’s help

June 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When the National Institute for Early Education Research releases its annual State of Preschool Yearbook every year, Kansas and Missouri don’t attract a lot of attention. Neither state has increased enrollment of 3- and 4-year-olds in public pre-K programs in recent years. […]


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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, […]


News

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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Top Kansas court to hear arguments on school funding

May 22, 2018

Via: Education Week

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are looking for hopeful hints from the state Supreme Court that they’ve increased education funding enough to satisfy the justices and head off any potential threat of a court order shuttering public schools. But […]