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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Survey: Just over half of middle, high school students feel safe at school

April 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As schools expand efforts to incorporate more student voice in efforts to improve school climate, surveys such as these can be an important tool in creating conversations with students about how to improve their perceptions of safety. The survey report […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools turn to retired educators to fill teaching vacancies in the classroom

April 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Mississippi is not the only state is that seeing an increase in the recruitment of retired teachers. Several states, including Michigan and Georgia, have rewritten the laws governing retirement pay to make the option of returning to the classroom more […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How will ESSA financial data regulations affect school spending equity?

April 23, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The ESSA mandate regarding financial transparency at the school level seems to be a two-edged sword for school districts. While the requirement clearly poses new challenges for school districts, it may also spark conversations about schools’ specific needs. Though the […]


News

Hundreds of Omaha high school students protest gun violence

April 23, 2018

Via: Education Week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Students from Central and Burke high schools in Omaha walked out of class as part of a national movement on the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre in Colorado. Omaha television station KETV reports […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

New Report Sheds Light on Higher Ed’s Innovation Challenges

April 18, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

A new report surveying academic administrators released Wednesday by the Online Learning Consortium and Learning House sheds some insight on innovation challenges at higher education institutions. Among the report’s findings are that 91 percent of the administrators responding to the […]


Continuous Development, Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

April 17, 2018

Via: TeachThought

The ultimate goal of teaching is understanding. But sometimes it’s easier to talk than to teach, as we all know, especially when we need to cover a lot of material in a short amount of time. We hope students will […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

25-Year-Old Textbooks and Holes in the Ceiling: Inside America’s Public Schools

April 16, 2018

Via: NY Times

Broken laptops, books held together with duct tape, an art teacher who makes watercolors by soaking old markers. Teacher protests have spread rapidly from West Virginia to Oklahoma, Kentucky and Arizona in recent months. We invited America’s public school educators […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Researchers: School start time discussions should also include middle schoolers

April 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Start times are an issue that requires the collaboration of many, if not all, district departments — transportation, instruction, athletics, nutrition, and before- and after-school programs, including those run by community-based organizations. Parents commuting to work in the morning are […]


News

Report illustrates vulnerability of first-generation college students

April 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The unspoken liability for most first-generation college students is a lack of resources, and with that financial challenge are the cultural and economic resources that impede these students from even considering college. Arizona State University is one example of how […]


Education Tech

Tech holds great promise for students with autism

April 11, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Research indicates that due to a heightened interest in visual materials combined with strong visual processing capabilities, many individuals with autism benefit from using technology. From devices to apps to smart-home implementations, technology can help improve daily life for those […]