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Educational Stages, Higher Education

Student loan crisis underscores inequity in higher education

January 23, 2018

Via: AFT News

The student loan crisis is hardly new, but a recent report shows that in addition to its debilitating effect on students at large, it hobbles particular groups of students far more than others. Not only are default rates soaring, they […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Institutional Innovation: How can higher ed leaders successfully innovate?

January 19, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In other words, sustained innovation maintains the current framework of competitive idea engineering, while disruptive developments change the trajectory of how leaders must operate for their institutions to stay competitive, or even survive. Over the last decade, many education experts […]


News

Education top-of-mind as state legislatures reconvene

January 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The Every Student Succeeds Act will likely have a big impact on state legislative decisions regarding education this year. Under ESSA, states are granted more control, which places a larger burden on state lawmakers to craft legislation that will ultimately […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Florida bill would shake up state’s college system

January 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Florida joins a growing number of states looking to exert more power over how public colleges spend state funds. There is a mounting perception that administrative bloat and waste unnecessarily inflate higher education costs, a perception that is furthered by […]


News

There are not enough moonshots taken in education

January 8, 2018

Via: eSchool News

I am extremely lucky to work in an organization that sets enormously high standards and one that accepts disequilibrium as part of the change process. I’m also well aware that this is uncommon in most school districts. Twenty-first-century challenges need […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Across the country, higher ed enrollment shrinks for sixth straight year

January 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Undoubtedly, the slowdown in college enrollment combined with the erosion of government support has darkened the financial picture for many higher ed institutions. State dollars for public colleges hover near “historic lows,” and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Project Management for Middle School

January 3, 2018

Via: Edutopia

I’m a middle school teacher who incorporates project-based learning whenever possible. Over the past four years, I came to understand that I was missing one of the key features necessary for a successful, high-quality, collaborative experience with middle school students: […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Congress may ax crucial higher education programs

December 28, 2017

Via: AFT News

An equity-busting markup of the Higher Education Act is making its way through Congress, and education advocates, outraged by the barriers it would create, are rallying against it. “If rogue for-profit colleges and private lenders were to dream up a higher […]


News

More districts creating high school internship programs

December 11, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The Richmond County system joins the growing number of school districts looking to give students real-world work experience while also planning for future workforce needs. Before they start their internships, students will also get some training in “soft-skills” from local […]


News

Do you know about the “Trump Effect” on public education?

December 8, 2017

Via: eSchool News

The 2017 Education Next annual survey of American public opinion on education shows public support for charter schools has dropped, even as opposition to school vouchers and tax credits for private-school scholarships has declined. In a dramatic change of opinion […]