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Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Is Amazon dipping into higher ed?

January 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Amazon has been popping into higher education conversations more often, as the company narrowed its list of now 20 cities where it could place its second headquarters — potentially creating a technology career hub for graduates in the chosen location. Microsoft […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

8 global trends impacting higher ed

January 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to the future of universities and colleges around the world, higher education leaders are all too aware it’s not just domestic trends that can impact the way they operate their institutions. There are also external, global factors […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

3 must-know’s about school standards

January 23, 2018

Via: eSchool News

In education and assessment, we use the word “standards” in a number of ways: curriculum standards, standards-based assessments, performance standards. Performance standards—also known as proficiency levels, achievement levels, performance descriptors, and more—are one way we report assessment results, and have […]


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: […]